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Ch. 1: Intro. to Medical Lang

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phag/o pronounciaton

(FAY-goh)

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phag/o example?

aphagia

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phag/o meaning?

eat

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plas/o pronounciation

PLAS-oh

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plas/o meaning

formation

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plas/o example

hyperplasia

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morph/o pronunciation

MOR-foh

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morph/o mean

change

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morph/o example

morphology

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myc/o pronunciation

MAI-koh

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myc/o meaning

fungus

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myc/o example

dermatomycosis

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necr/o pronunciation

NEK-roh

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necr/o meaning

death

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necr/o example

necrosis

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orth/o pronunciation

OR-thoh

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orth/o meaning

straight

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orth/o example

orthodontist

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path/o pronunciation

PAH-thoh

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path/o meaning

suffering, disease

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path/o example

pathology

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py/o pronunciation

PAI-oh

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py/o meaning

pus

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py/o examples

pyorrhea, pyemia

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scler/o pronunciation

SKLEH-roh

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scler/o meaning

hard

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scler/o example

scleroderma

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sten/o pronunciation

STIH-noh

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sten/o meaning

narrowing

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sten/o example

stenosis

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troph/o pronunciation

TROH-foh

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troph/o meaning

nourishment, development

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troph/o examples

trophology, hypertrophy

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xen/o pronunciation

ZEE-noh

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xen/o meaning

foreign

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xen/o example

xenograft

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Pertaining to suffixes:

  • -ac

  • -al

  • -ar

  • -eal

  • -ic

  • -tic

  • -ous

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-ia and -ism meaning

condition

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-ium meaning

tissue, structure

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-ium example

pericardium

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-y meaning

condition, procedure

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-y example

hypertrophy

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Diminutive for small:

  • -icle

  • -ole

  • -ule

  • -ula

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-iatrics and -iatry meaning

medical science

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-iatrist meaning

specialist in medicine of

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-ist meaning

specialist

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-logist meaning

specialist in the study of

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-logy meaning

study of

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-algia pronunciation

AL-jah

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-algia and -dynia meaning

pain

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-algia example

myalgia

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-dynia pronunciation

DAI-nee-ah

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-dynia example

gastrodynia

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-cele pronunciation

SEEL

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-cele definition

hernia (a bulging of tissue into an area where it doesn’t belong)

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-emia pronunciation

EE-mee-ah

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-emia meaning

blood condition

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-iasis pronunciation

AI-ah-sis

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-iasis meaning

presence of

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-itis pronunciation

inflammation

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-lysis meaning

loosen, break down

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-malacia pronunciation

mah-LAY-shah

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-malacia definition

abnormal softening

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-megaly pronunciation

MEH-gah-lee

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-megaly meaning

enlargement

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-oid meaning

resembling

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-oma meaning

tumor

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-osis meaning (that describe symptoms, diseases, and conditions)

condition

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-pathy meaning

disease

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-penia meaning

deficiency

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-ptosis pronunciation

puh-TOH-sis

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-ptosis meaning

drooping

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-rrhage pronunciation

RIJ

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-rrhage and -rrhagia meaning

excessive flow

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-rrhagia pronunciation

RAY-jee-ah

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-rrhea pronunciation

REE-ah

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-rrhea meaning

flow

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-rrhexis pronunciation

REK-sis

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-rrhexis meaning

rupture

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-spasm pronunciation

SPAZ-um

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-spasm meaning

involuntary contraction

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-centesis meaning

puncture

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-gram meaning

written record

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-graph meaning

instrument used to produce a record

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-graphy meaning

process of recording

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-meter meaning

instrument used to measure

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-metry meaning

process of measuring

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-scope meaning

instrument used to look

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-scopy meaning

process of looking

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-desis meaning

binding, fixation

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-ectomy meaning

removal

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-pexy meaning

surgical fixation

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-plasty meaning

reconstruction

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-rrhaphy meaning

suture

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-rrhaphy pronunciation

rah-fee

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-stomy meaning

creation of an opening

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-tomy meaning

incision

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Singular → Plural suffix:

-a →

-ae

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a- pronunciation

ay

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a- and an- meaning

not

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