The Language of Medicine: Chabner - Chapter 1

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aden/o

gland

arthr/o

joint

carcin/o

cancer

cardi/o

heart

cephal/o

head

cerebr/o

cerebrum

cis/o

to cut

crin/o

to secrete

cyst/o

urinary bladder, a sac, a cyst

cyt/o

cell

derm/o

skin

dermat/o

skin

electr/o

electricity

encephal/o

brain

enter/o

intestines

erythr/o

red

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

sugar

gnos/o

knowledge

gynec/o

female

hemat/o

blood

hem/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

iatr/o

treatment

leuk/o

white

log/o

study of

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

onc/o

tumor

opthalm/o

eye

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

ped/o

child

psych/o

mind

radi/o

x-rays

ren/o

kidney

rhin/o

nose

sacr/o

flesh

sect/o

to cut

thromb/o

clot

ur/o

urinary tract, urine

-ac

pertaining to

-al

pertaining to

-algia

pain

-cyte

cell

-ectomy

removal

-emia

blood condition

-genic

pertaining to, producing, produced by, produced in

-globin

protein

-gram

record

-ic/-ical

pertaining to

-ion

process

-ist

specialist

-itis

inflammation

-logy

process of study

-oma

tumor, mass, swelling

-opsy

process of viewing

-osis

abnormal condition

-pathy

disease condition

-scope

instrument to visually examine

-scopy

process of visually examination

-sis

state of

-tomy

process of incision

-y

process, condition

a/n-

no, not, without

hyper-

above

aut/o-

self

dia-

through, complete

endo-

within

epi-

above, upon

hypo-

below

peri-

around

pro-

before

re-

backward, again

retro-

behind

sub-

below

trans-

across

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