Medical terminology

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record or picture

the suffix -gram means

medical term that means brain hardening

encephalosclerosis

surgical term that means incision into the bladder

cystotomy

a medical term that means suture the lip

cheilorraphy

the gland that is sometimes referred to as the master gland

pituiary gland

the prefix hyper- means

over, above

the combining form cost/o means

rib

a medical term that means pain in the bladder

cystalgia

the part of a medical term that often indicates a condition, disease, or procedure is the

suffix

the diagnostic term that means decrease in bone mass and bone density

osteoporosis

the diagnostic term that means narrowing of the trachea

tracheostenosis

a medical term that means study of newborn

neonatology

the medical term hematuria means

a condition of blood in the urine

a medical term that means complete absence of urine

anuria

a surgicial term that means surgical repair of the eardrum

myringoplasty

a medical term for hives

urticaria

a medical term that means excision of the gallbladder

choleystectomy

the prefix intra- means

within, inside

a medical term meaning normal thyroid

euthyroidal

inflammation of the inner lining of the heart is called

endocarditis

a medical term meaning narrowing of the ureter is

ureterostenosis

a medical term that means nose discharge

rhinorrhea

a diagnostic term that means low level of sugar in the blood

hypoglycemia

the body is divided into right & left sides by what plane

sagittal plane

the term for heart pain is

cardiodynia

the combining form oophor/o

ovary

a medical term that means procedure to visually examine the bronchus

bronchoscopy

the suffix-logy means

the study of

the combining form ophthalm/o means

eye

the term meaning movement away from the midline is

abduction

the diagnostic term that means inflammation of the gallbladder is

cholecystitis

a medical term that means excessive activity of the thyroid is

hyperthroidism

the prefix that means around or about is

peri-

the suffix -otomy means

cutting into

a medical term that means enlarged adrenal gland

adrenomegaly

posterior is similar in meaning to

dorsal

the medical term for bluish tinge is

cyanosis

the combining form mast/o means

breast

the term that means surgical repair of the skin or skin grafting is

dermatoplasty

the diagnostic term that means nerve tumor is

neuroma

a medical term meaning record of the electricity of the heart is

electrocardiogram

a medical term that means inflammation of a joint

arthritis

the sac containing fluid that surrounds the heart

pericardium

a medical term that means suture a tendon

tenorrhaphy

a medical term that means state of no sperm

aspermia

a medical term that means to visual examination of the bladder is

cystoscopy

a diagnostic term that means inflammation of the gums

gingivitis

a surgical term that means suture of the vulva is

episiorrhaphy

the combining form myring/o means

eardrum

the combining form chol/e means

bile, gall

a medical term that means pus in the urine

pyuria

a term that means decrease in platelets is

thrombocytopenia

the combining form nephr/o means

kidneys

a medical term that means process of recording the electrical activity of the brain is

electroencphalography

the combining form hemat/o means

blood

the medical term for not breathing is

apnea

the combining form gastr/o means

stomach

the combining form rhin/0 means

nose

the medical term commonly known for headache is

cephalagia

the belly side of the body is

ventral

the combining form that pertains to the chest is

thorac/o

the oppisite of caudal is

cephalic

a medical term meaning inflammation of the small intestines

enteritis

the combining form onych/o means

nail

the prefix that means above is

supra-

the term for diffenceny of blood is

ischemia

the medical term for the study of tissue is

histology

the prefix meaning false is

pseudo-

the medical term for painful breathing is

dyspnea

a medical term for surgical removal of fat is

lipectomy

a term that means the condition of no sweat is

anhidrosis

a medical term that means surgically cutting into a joint is

arthrotomy

the suffix -megaly means

abnormal enlargement

the combining form aden/o means

gland

inflammation of the lymph nodes is called

lymphadenitis

the combing form enter/o means

small intestines

the medical term for reddness is

erythema

a medical term that means inflammation of the eyelid is

blepharitis

the medical term for excessive bleeding during a menstral cycle is

menorrhagia

the prefix peri- means

around

the combining form for clumping is

agglutin/o

the diagnostic term for potassium in the blood is

hyperkalemia

the combining form for mouth is

or/o

the medical term that means fainting is

syncope

the suffix for inflammation is

-itis

a medical term that means lymph tumor is

lymphoma

a medical term that means irregular heart beat

arrhythmia

a medical term that means reduced amount of urine is

oliguria

the prefix for across is

trans-

the diagnostic term that means disease of the heart muscle is

cardiomyopathy

a medical term that means softening of the nail

onychomalcia

the suffix that means abnormal condition of the skin is

-iasis

the prefix that means backward is

retro-

a medical term that means suturing of the heart

cardiorrhapy

the combining form for skin is

derm/o

the suffix that means abnormal softening is

-malacia

a medical term that means bleeding from the bladder is

cystorrhagia

a medical term that means rupture of the eardrum is

tympanorrhexis

a medical term that means paralysis of only one side of the body is

hemiplegia

a medical term that means surgical removal of the spleen is

spleenenctomy

the formation of yellowish plaques of cholesterol on the inner walls of arteries is

atherosclerosis

the combining form that ,means straight is

orth/o

the term for surgical repair of a nerve is

neuroplasty

inflammation of many muscles is known as

polymyositis

the prefix inter- means

between

inflammation of the renal pelvis and the kidney is

pyelonephritis

lateral refers to

sides

the prefix that means painful is

dys-

a medcial term for urethra pain is

urethralgia

insertion of a needle into a vein to withdraw blood is called

venipuncture

the combining form for brain is

encephal/o

a medical term for pain in a joint is

arthralgia

the suffix -paresis means

weakness

the term for the surgical procedure to cut a hole into the trachea to provide an airway is

tracheostomy

the diagnostic term that means tumor consisting of blood vessels is

angioma

a medical term that means inflammation of the urethra is

urethritis

a medical term that means slow movement si

bradykinesia

the suffix that means surgical removal is

-ectomy

the prefix that means against is

anti-

the prefix that means without is

a-

a medical term that means inflammation of the lymph gland is

lymphadenitis

the medcial term for nearsightedness is

myopia

a medical term that means surgical repair of the nose is

rhinoplasty

a medical term that means enlargement of the heart is

cardiomegly

a medical term that means slow heartbeat is

bradycardia

the combining form for bladder is

cyst/o

the medical term that means sugar in the urine is

glycosuria

the diagnostic term that means condition of the kidney stones is

nephrolithiasis

the term for urination is

micturition

the term meaning condition of tissue death is

necrosis

what structre is known as the windpipe

trachea

the medical term for the destruction of sperm

spermatolysis

the diagnostic term for the narrowing of blood vessels is

angiostenosis

the surgical term for incision into the chest is

thoracotomy

the suffix that means narrowing is

-stenosis

the suffix that means an instrument for recording is

-graph

the suffix that means the process of visually examining is

-scopy

the combing word that means testes is

orch/o

the combing form for lung is

pneum/o

the medical term that means painful urination is

dysuria

the suffix that means condition of the urine is

-uria

the combining form for cartilage is

chondr/o

the diagnostic term that means drooping eyelid is

blepharoptosis

the combining form that means joint is

arthr/o

a medical term that means excessive eating is

polyphagia

the diagnostic term that means weakness in the wall of a arterty that results in localized widening of the artery is called

aneurysm

the suffix for surgical repair is

-plasty

the surgical term for the surgical remaoval of the thymus gland is

thymectomy

the medcial term for excessive thirst is

polydipsia

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