Medical Terminalogy

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emilooch
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Medical Terminalogy
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2011-09-12 18:07:14
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  1. Aden/o
    Gland
  2. Arthr/o
    Joint
  3. Bi/o
    Life
  4. Carcin/o
    Cancerous, Cancer
  5. Cardi/o
    Heart
  6. Cephal/o
    Head
  7. Cerebr/o
    Cerebrum, Largest part of the brain
  8. Cis/o
    To Cut
  9. Crin/o
    To secrete (to form and give off)
  10. Cyst/o
    Urinary Bladder; a sac or cyst of fluid
  11. Cyt/o
    Cell
  12. Derm/o ; Dermat/o
    Skin
  13. Electr/o
    Electricity
  14. Encephal/o
    Brain
  15. Enter/o
    Intestines (Typically small intestine)
  16. Erythr/o
    Red
  17. Gastr/o
    Stomach
  18. Glyco/o
    Sugar
  19. Gnos/o
    Knowledge
  20. Gynec/o
    Woman; Female
  21. Hemat/o ; Hem/o
    Blood
  22. Hepat/o
    Liver
  23. Iatr/o
    Treatment
  24. Leuk/o
    White
  25. Log/o
    Study of
  26. Nephr/o
    Kidney
  27. Neur/o
    Nerve
  28. Onc/o
    Tumor
  29. Ophthalm/o
    Eye
  30. Oste/o
    Bone
  31. Path/o
    Disease
  32. Ped/o
    Child
  33. Psych/o
    Mind
  34. Radi/o
    X-Ray
  35. Ren/o
    Kidney
  36. Rhin/o
    Nose
  37. Sarc/o
    Flesh
  38. Sect/o
    To Cut
  39. Thromb/o
    Clot; Clotting
  40. Ur/o
    Urinary tract; Urine
  41. Abdomin/o
    Abdomen
  42. Acr/o
    Extremities, Top, Extreme Point
  43. Acu/o
    Sharp, Severe, Sudden
  44. Blephar/o
    Eyelid
  45. Adip/o
    Fat
  46. Amni/o
    Amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  47. Angi/o
    Vessel
  48. Arteri/o
    Artery
  49. Bronch/o
    Bronchial Tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)
  50. Axill/o
    Armpit
  51. Chem/o
    Drug, Chemical
  52. Chondr/o
    Cartilage
  53. Chron/o
    Time
  54. Col/o
    Colon (Large Intestine)
  55. Hydr/o
    Water, Fluid
  56. Inguin/o
    Groin
  57. Isch/o
    To hold back
  58. Lapar/o
    Abdomen; Abdominal Wall
  59. Laryng/o
    Larynx (voice box)
  60. Lymph/o
    Lymph; A clear fluid that bathes tissue spaces, is contained in special lymph vessels and nodes throughout the body
  61. Mamm/o
    Breast
  62. Mast/o
    Breast
  63. Morph/o
    Shape, Form
  64. Muc/o
    Mucus
  65. Myel/o
    Spinal Cord, Bone Marrow
  66. My/o
    Muscle
  67. Necr/o
    Death (of cells or whole body)
  68. Neutr/o
    Neutrophil (a white blood cell)
  69. Nucle/o
    Nucleus
  70. Ot/o
    Ear
  71. Peritone/o
    Peritoneum
  72. Phag/o
    To Eat, Swallow
  73. Phleb/o
    Vein
  74. Plas/o
    Formation, Development
  75. Pleur/o
    Pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)
  76. Pneumon/o
    Lungs
  77. Pulmon/o
    Lungs
  78. Rect/o
    Rectum
  79. Splen/o
    Spleen
  80. Staphyl/o
    Clusters
  81. Strept/o
    Twisted Chains
  82. Thorac/o
    Chest
  83. Tonsill/o
    Tonsils
  84. Trache/o
    Trachea (windpipe)
  85. Ven/o
    Vein

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