Medical Terminology Terms Ch. 1

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-itis

Inflammation

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thromb/o

clot

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phleb/o

vein

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psych/o

mind

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-logy

study of

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gastr/o

stomach

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cardi/o

heart

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-ac, -as, -al, -ary, -ic

pertaining to

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epi-

upon, above, over

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-ium

tissue

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sub-

below or under

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en-

inside

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en-, endo-, intra-

within

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-y

condition or process of

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pulmon

lungs

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-rrhage, -rrhagia

to burst forth, excessive flow, profuse, fluid discharge

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-spasm, spasm/o

involuntary contraction

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-rrhaphy

suture

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duct/o

to lead

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ovi

egg

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meta-

beyond, after, or change

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-stasis

stop or stand

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Derm/o, Dermat/o, Cutane/o

skin

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Nephro/o & Ren/o

kidney

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Rhin/o & Nas/o

Nose

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-plasty

surgical correction/ repair

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-phil & -philia

affinity for, tendency towards

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hydr/o

water, hydrogen

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cyan/o

blue

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-osis

condition, status, abnormal increase

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arthr/o

joint

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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tox/o & toxic/o

poison

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de-

not, from, away from, down

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a- & an-

without, not

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anti- & contra-

against, opposed to, or opposite

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ecto-, exo-, extra-

outside

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e-, ec-, ex-

out or away

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dia, trans

across or through

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ab-

away from

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ad-

to, toward, or near

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epi-

above, over, upon

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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meso-

middle

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para

alongside of, abnormal, near or beyond

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retro-

backward or behind

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sub-, infra-

below or under

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moni-/ mono-, uni-

one (1)

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bi-

two or both (2)

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tri-

three (3)

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-quadr/i, tetra-

four (4)

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demi-, hemi-, semi-

half (1/2)

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hyper-

above or excessive

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hypo-

below or deficient

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macro-

large

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micro-

small

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olig/o-

few, little, deficient

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pan-

all

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poly-, multi-

many, much

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super-, supra-

above, excessive, beyond

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ultra-

beyond or excessive

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ante-, pre-, pro-

before

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post-

after or behind

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brady-

slow

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tachy-

fast

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re-

again or back

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com-, con-, syn-, sym-

together or with

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dys-

bad, painful, difficult

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neo-

new

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tom/o

to cut (section/layer)

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tomy-

surgical incision

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hyster/o-

uterus

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-algia, -dynia

pain

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-emia

blood condition

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-ation

process

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-genesis

origin or production

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-lysis

breaking down

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-megaly

enlargement

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-penia

abnormal reduction, deficiency

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-cele

pouching, hernia, swelling

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-ectasis, -ectasia

expansion, dilation

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-iasis

formation or presence of

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-malacia

softening

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-oma

tumor, mass

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-osis

condition, increase, status

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-ptosis

falling, downward, prolapse, drooping

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-centesis

puncture for aspiration

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-desis

binding, surgical fixation

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-stomy

creation of an opening/ surgical opening

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-pexy

suspension or fixation

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-tripsy

crush, break

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-gram

record

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

process of recording

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-scope

instrument of examination

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-scopy

examination (process)

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