Medical Word Parts

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42 terms · Medical Terminology, A living language fifith edition

Abdominal

Abdomin/o

Adipose (fat)

Adip/o

Anterior (front)

anter/o

Brachial (arm)

brachi/o

Cardiac (heart)

cardi/o

Cardiology

cardi/o (study of)

cardiovascular

cardi/o and vascul/o (heart and blood vessel)

caudal (tail)

caud/o

cephalic (head)

cephal/o

cervical (neck)

cervic/o

cranial (skul)

crani/o

crural (leg)

crur/o

cytology (cell)

cyt/o

dermatology (skin)

dermat/o

distal (away)

dist/o

dorsal (back)

dors/o

endocrinology

endo (within) and crin/o (secrete)

epigastric

epi (above) and gastr/o (stomach)

epithelial

epitheli/o (tissue)

gastroenterology

gastr/o (stomach) enter/o (small intestine)

gluteal

glute/o

gynecology

gynec/o (woman)

hematic

hemat/o (blood)

hematology

hemat/o

histology

hist/o (tissue)

hypochondriac

hypo (under0 chondr/o (cartilage)

hypogastric

hypo (under) gastr/o (stomach)

immunology

immun/o (protection)

inferior

infer/o

logy

study of

ac, ic, al, ar, ary, iac, ior, ose, atic

pertaining to (suffixes)

nephrology

nephr/o

opthalmology

opthalm/o

otorhinoaryngology

ot/o (ear) rhin/o (nose) laryng/o (larynx)

peritoneal

peritone/o

pleural

pleur/o

proctology

proct/o (rectum)

pulmonology

pulmon/o

urology

ur/o (urine)

ventral

ventr/o

vertebral

vertabr/o

visceral

viscer/o

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