Chapters 1,2,3 Med Terms

Term alongside of, abnormal
a- without, absence of
-tripsy surgical crushing
ab- away from
endo- within
hyper- excessive, abnormally high, above
pre- to come before
sub- under, beneath, below
brady- slow
neo- new
bi- two
hypo- deficient, abnormally low
intra- within
post- to follow after
con- with, together, or jointly
contra- counter or against
meta- after or change
ambi- both
mono- one
nulli- none
poly- excessive, over or many
quadri- four
tetra- four
tri- three
ab- away from
ana- up, toward
ante- before
dia- through
ecto- outside, out
exo- outside, away from
infer- below
sub- below, under
syn- together, joined
circum- around
dys- bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
hyper- abnormally high, excessive
mal- bad
megalo- large, great
pseudo- false
anti- against-
brady slow
endo- within
epi- upon, over, above, on top
neo- new
pre- to come before
trans- through, across, beyond
ultra- beyond normal
vas/o vessel
-ectomy surgical excision, removal
-emia condition of blood
-gram a record or image
-ia condition of
-iatry treatment, specialty
-logist one who studies
-plasty surgical repair
-tic pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-logy study or science of
-meter measure, measuring instrument
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-scope instrument used for viewing
-scopy process of viewing
-drome run, running
-opsy view of
-phagia eating or swallowing
tonsill/o almond, tonsil
rhin/o nose
physc/o mind
proct/o rectum or anus
path/o disease
neur/o nerve
nat/o birth
ment/o mind
mast/o breast
mamm/o breast
leuk/o white
laryng/o voicebox, larynx
hyster/o uterus
hepat/o liver
hem/o blood
gastr/o stomach
encephal/o brain
electr/o electricity
dermat/o skin
cerebr/o brain, cerebrum
cardi/o heart
bi/o life
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
-tomy incision, to cut
-tome cutting instrument
-scope instrument used for viewing
-plasty surgical repair
-phylaxis protection
-pexy surgical fixation, suspension
-meter measure, measuring instrument
-ion process
-graphy recording process
-gram a record or image
-desis surgical fixation, fusion
-clasis break apart
-centesis surgical puncture
-practic practice
-logy study or science of
-logist once who studies
-iatry treatment, specialty
-ous pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-hemia condition of blood
-ary pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ad toward
-ac pertaining to
-a singular
-rrhexis rupture
-rrhea discharge
-rrhagia abnormal discharge
-plasta formation, growth
-penia abnormal reduction in number, deficiency
-oma tumor
itis- inflammation
-ia condition of
-dynia condition of pain
-cele hernia, swelling, protrusion
-asthenia weakness
-stasis standing still
-logy study or science of
-pathy disease
-philia loving, affinity for
-scope intrument used for viewing

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