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cephalo

head

cephalocaudad

proceeding toward the tail from the head

cephalodynia

headache

encephalo

brain

encephalitis

inflammation of the brain

cyclo

a cycle, circular

cyclopledgia

paralysis of the ciliary muscle, causing loss of accomodation

cortico

outer region

corticospinal

pertaining to the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord

gnoso

knowledge

prognosis

foreknowledge

diagnosis

process of determining the nature of a disorder

glio

glue, neurological tissue

neuroglia

non conducting cells of nervous tissue with supportive and metabolic functions

ganglio

ganglion, knot, swelling

post-ganglionic

distal to or beyond a ganglion

medullo

soft, inner part

medullary

pertaining to the marrow or to any medulla

lacrimo

tear

lacrimation

secretion of tears

lacrimal

relating to the tears

kera

hard, horny, cornea

keratinization

keratin formation

keratitis

inflammation of the cornea

mio

less or smaller

miosis

constriction of the pupil

meiosis

cell division comprising two nuclear divisions in rapid succesion

meta

after, beyond, change

metaphysis

the flared portion of a long bone

metastasis

the transfer of disease from one organ or tissue to another

meso

middle, mesentery

mesencephalon

the midbrain

mesocolon

the mesentary that attach the colon to the posterior wall of the abdominal cavity

nystagmus

an involuntary, rhythmic oscillation of the eyeballs

myopia

nearsightedness

mydriasis

dilation of the pupil of the eye

ptosis

a falling, downward displacement

gastroptosis

downward displacement of the stomach

opto

relationship to the eye or to vision

optometrist

a non-medical specialist who measures powers of vision

ophthalmo

eye

ectomy

excision; surgical removal of a segment or entire portion of an organ

gastrectomy

surgical removal of the stomach

appendectomy

surgical removal of the vermiform appendix

telo

end or ending

telencephalon

the anterior portion of the brain

telophase

the final stage of mitosis or meiosis

sclero

hardness, relationship to the sclera of the eye

sclerosis

the process of becoming extremely firm or hard

scleritis

inflammation of the sclera

ostomy

to furnish with a mouth; an artificial or sugical opening

gastrostomy

establishing an artificial opening into the stomach

colostomy

surgical operation in which a part of the colon is brought through the abdominal wall in order to drain or compress the intestine

opia

condition of vision, process of viewing

hyperopia

farsightedness

autopsy

post mortem examination of a body to determine cause of death

ist

one who specializes in

pharmacist

individual who is liscenced to prepare and dispense drugs and has extensive knowledge of their properties

arthro

a joint or articulation

arthritis

inflammation of one or more joints

blepharo

eyelid

blepharoptosis

drooping of the upper eyelid

blepharedema

edema of the eyelids

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