Medical Terminology (HOSA)

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Pain

-algia

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Dys-

Bad, difficult, painful

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-ectomy

Surgical removal, cutting out

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Hyper-

Excessive, increased

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Hypo-

Deficient, decreased

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-itis

Inflammation

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-osis

Abnormal condition, disease

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-ostomy

The surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface

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-otomy

Cutting, surgical incision

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-rrhage -rrhagia

Bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge

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-rrhaphy

Surgical suturing

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-rrhea

Flow or discharge

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Rrhexis

Rupture

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-Sclerosis

Abnormal hardening

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Gastr/o

Stomachc

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Myel/o

Spinal cord

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Oset/o

Bone

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My/o

Muscular

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Neur/o

Nerve

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Arthr/o

Joint

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Enter/o

Small intestine

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Crani

Skull

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-um -a -e -us -y

Noun ending

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Tonsill

Tonsils

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Poli/o

Grey

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Melan/o

Black

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Leuk/o

White

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Erythr/o

Red

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Cyan/o

Blue

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-Cyte

Cell

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-ac -al -an -ar -ary -Eal -iCal -ial -ic -ine -ior -ory -ous -tic

Pertaining to

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Cardi/o

Heart

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-ago -esis -ia -iasis -ion -ism -osis

Abnormal condition

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Path

Diseases

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-Ology

Study of

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Dynia

Pain

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-megaly

Enlargment

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Hepat/o

Liver

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-malacia

Abnormal softening

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Arteri/o

Artery

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-necrosis

Tissue death

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-stenosis

Abnormal narrowing

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes or to remove excess fluid

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Abdomin/o

Abdomen

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-graphy

The process of producing a picture or record

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Angi/o

Blood vessel

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-gram

Picture or record

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-scopy

Visual examination

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Hem/o

Blood

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Dia-

Through

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Natal

Pertaining to birth

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Nat

Birth

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Pre

Before

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Peri

Surrounding

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Post

After

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Ab

Away from, negative, absent

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Dextr/o

Right side

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Ex-

Out of, outside, away from

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Macro-

Large, abnormal size, long

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Mega, megal/o

Large, great

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Ad

Toward, to , in the direction of

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Sinistr/o

Left side

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In-

In, into, not, without

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Micr/o, micro

Small

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Olig/o

Scanty, few

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Eu

Good normal well or easy

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Inter

Between or among

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Intra

Within or inside

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Sub

Under, less or below

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Super supra

Above or excessive

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Laryng/o

Larynx or throat

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Rhin/o

Nose

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Ot/o

Ears

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Lith

Stone

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Edema

Swelling caused by an abnormal accumulation of fluid in cells, tissue, or body cavities

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Appendic

Appendix

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Phalanges

Fingers and toes

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End

Within

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Ather/o

Plaque or fatty substance

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Oma

Tumor

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Col

Colon

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Fissue

Groove or crack-like sore of the skin

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Fistula

Abnormal passage between two internal organs or leading from an organ to the surface of the body due to surgery, injury or draining of an abscess

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Ileum

Last and longest part of small intestine

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Ilium

Hip bone

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Exudate

Fluid that leaks out of an infected wound

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Myc/o

Fungus

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Ologist

Specialist

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Palpation

Examination technique

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Palpitation

Pounding or racing heart

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Laceration

Torn or jagged wound

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Lesion

Pathologic change in tissue

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Vir

Poison or virus

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Pyr/o

Fever or fire

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Py/o

Pus

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Derma

Skin

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis

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Supination

Rotating forward

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Suppuration

Formation of discharge or pus

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