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Introduction to medical terminology

CAT

computerized axial tomography

SOAP

subjective, objective, analysis, plan

PERRLA

pupils equally round, reactive to light and accommodation

angio

vessel

phlebo

vein

cholecyst

gall bladder

hepato

liver

procto

anus

oophoro

ovary

salping

fallopian tube

hystero

uterus

orcho

testes

arthro

joint

chondro

cartilage

myo

muscle

myelo

bone marrow

cephalo

head

encephalo

brain

onchyo

nail

tricho

hair

contra

against

dia

complete

dys

painful, difficult

syn

together with

al

pertaining to

ic

pertaining to

emia

blood condition

globin

protein

opsy

to view

calcaneo

heel bone

chiro

hand

chole

bile

dactyl

fingers

gingiv

gum

laparo

abdominal wall

hidro

sweat

odonto

tooth

somato

body

pyscho

mind

athero

plaque

phono

sound

pyro

fever

penia

deficiency

meta

after

crine

secreting

clast

breaking

cidal

destroying, killing

pnea

breath

rrhaphy

surgical suturing

rhino

nose

dermato

skin

plegia

paralysis

asthenia

weakness

entero

small intestines

gastro

stomach

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