Med. Term. Ch. 3

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  1. cf: acr/o
    meaning: extremities, top, extreme point
  2. cf: acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  3. cf: amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  4. cf: angi/o
    vessel
  5. cf: arteri/o
    artery
  6. cf: arthr/o
    joint
  7. cf: axill/o
    armpit
  8. cf: blephar/o
    eyelid
  9. cf: bronch/o
    broncial tubes (2 tubes, one right and one left that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)
  10. cf: carcin/o
    cancer
  11. cf: chem/o
    drug, chemical
  12. cf: chondr/o
    cartilage
  13. cf: chron/o
    time
  14. cf: col/o
    colon (large intesine)
  15. cf: cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  16. cf: encephal/o
    brain
  17. cf: hepat/o
    liver
  18. cf: hydr/o
    water, fluid
  19. cf: isch/o
    to hold back
  20. cf: lapar/o
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  21. cf: laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  22. cf:leuk/o
    white
  23. cf:lymph/o
    lymph: clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces is contained in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body
  24. cf: mamm/o
    breast
  25. cf: mast/o
    breast
  26. cf: morph/o
    shape, form
  27. cf: muc/o
    mucus
  28. cf: my/o
    muscle
  29. cf: myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow

    context of usage indicates the meaning intended
  30. cf: necr/o
    death (of cells or whole body)
  31. cf: nephr/o
    kidney
  32. cf: neur/o
    nerve
  33. cf: neutr/o
    neutrophil (a WBC)
  34. cf: opthalm/o
    eye
  35. cf: oste/o
    bone
  36. cf: ot/o
    ear
  37. cf: peritone/o
    peritoneum
  38. cf: phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  39. cf: phleb/o
    vein
  40. cf: plas/o
    formation, development
  41. cf: pleur/o
    pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)
  42. cf: pneumon/o
    lungs
  43. cf pulmon/o
    lungs
  44. cf: radi/o
    x-rays
  45. cf: rect/o
    rectum
  46. cf: ren/o
    kidney
  47. cf: rhin/o
    nose
  48. cf: sarc/o
    flesh
  49. cf: splen/o
    spleen
  50. cf: staphyl/o
    clusters
  51. cf: strept/o
    twisted chains
  52. cf: thorac/o
    chest
  53. cf thromb/o
    clot
  54. cf: tonsill/o
    tonsils
  55. cf:trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  56. cf: ven/o
    vein
  57. s: algia
    • pain
    • arthralgia
  58. s: cele
    • hernia
    • rectocele
  59. s: centesis
    • surgical puncture to remove fluid
    • amniocentesis
  60. s: coccus; cocci (plura)
    • berry-shaped bacterium
    • streptococcus
  61. s: cyte
    • cell
    • erythrocyte
  62. s: dynia
    • pain
    • pleurodynia
  63. S: ectomy
    • excision, removal, resection
    • larynectomy
  64. s: emia
    • blood condition
    • anemia
  65. s: genesis
    • condition of producing, forming
    • pathogenesis
  66. s: graphy
    • process of recording
    • electroencephalography
  67. s: lysis
    • break down
    • hemolysis
  68. s: malacia
    • softening
    • osteomalacia
  69. s: megaly
    • enlargement
    • acromegaly
  70. s: oma
    • tumor, mass, collection of fluid
    • myoma
  71. s: osis
    • condition, usually abnormal
    • necrosis
  72. s: penia
    • deficiency
    • erythropenia
  73. s: phobia
    • fear
    • acrophobia
  74. s: plasia
    • development, formation, growth
    • achondroplasia
  75. s; plasty
    • surgical repair
    • angioplasty
  76. s: ptosis
    • falling, dropping, prolapse
    • blepharoptosis
  77. s: scelrosis
    • hardening
    • arteriosclerosis
  78. s: scope
    • instrument for visual examination
    • laparoscope
  79. s: scopy
    • process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
    • laparoscopy
  80. s: stasis
    • stopping, controlling
    • metastasis
  81. meta
    beyond
  82. cf: acr/o
    extremeties
  83. s: stomy
    • opening to form a mouth (stoma)
    • colostomy
  84. s: therapy
    • treatment
    • hydrotherapy
  85. s: tomy
    • incision, cutting into
    • phlebotomy
  86. s: trophy
    • development, nourishment
    • atrophy
  87. s: er
    • one who
    • (radiographer)
  88. s: ia
    • condition
    • leukemia
  89. s: ist
    • specialist
    • nephrologist
  90. s: ole
    • little, small
    • arteriole
  91. s: ule
    • little small
    • venule
  92. s: um, ium
    • struture, tissue
    • pericardium
  93. s: us
    • structure, substance
    • mucus
  94. s: y
    • condition, process
    • nephropathy
  95. s: ac, iac
    • pertaining to
    • cardiac
  96. s: al
    • pertaining to
    • peritoneal
  97. s: ar
    • pertaining to
    • tonsillar
  98. s: ary
    • pertaining to
    • pulmonary
  99. s: eal
    • pertaining to
    • laryngeal
  100. s: genic
    • pertaining to producing, produced by, or in
    • osteogenic
  101. s: ic, ical
    pertaining to

    chronic
  102. s: oid
    resembling

    adenoids
  103. s: ose
    pertaining to, full of

    adipose
  104. s: ous
    pertaining to

    mucous membrane
  105. s: tic
    pertaining to

    necrotic

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