Chapter 1,2,3

Term Definition
pre before
neo new
epi upon, over, on top
endo within
brady slow
anti against
appendo/o appendix
bi/o life
cardi/o heart
cerebr/o brain
dermat/o skin
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
laryng/o voice box
leuk/o white
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
ment/o mind
neur/o nerve
path/o disease
proct/o rectum anus
psych/o mind
rhin/o nose
tonsil/o tonsil
vas/o vessel
al pertaining to
ectomy surgical excision removal
emia condition of the blood
gram image or record
ia condition of
iatry treatment or specialty
itis inflamation
logist one who studies
logy study of science of
pathy disease
philia loving affinity for
plasty surgical repair
scope instrument used for viewing
tic pertaining to
al pertaining to
ic pertaining to
itis inflamation
logy study or science of
meter measure/measuring instrument
ous pertaining to
pathy disease
scopy process of viewing
drome run,running
opsy view of
phagia eating swallowing
philia love
stasis standing still
-asthenia weakness
-cele hernia, swelling, protrusion
-dynia condition of pain
-ia condition of
-oma tumor
penia abnormal reduction in number, deficiency
-plasia formation, growth
-rrhagia abnormal discharge
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-a singular
-ac pertaining to
-ad toward
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-hemia condition of blood
-ic pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-iatry treatment, specialty
-logist one who studies
-practic practice
centesis surgical puncture
clasis break apart
desis surgical fixation
gram a record or image
graphy recording process
ion process
meter measure
pexy surgical fixation

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