ICS130 Word Parts

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All inclusive word parts for ICS130 Module

-cele

hernia, tumor, swelling

cyst/o

urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid

dia-

through, between, apart, complete

-ectasis

stretching, dilation, enlargement

glomerul/o

glomerulus

lith/o

stone, calculus

-lysis

loosening, breakdown, seperation, destruction

nephr/o, ren/o

kidney

-pexy

surgical fixation

pyel/o

renal pelvis, bowl of kidney

-tripsy

crush

ur/o

urine, urinary tract

ureter/o

ureter

urethr/o

urethra

caus/o

burning, burn

concuss/o

shaken together, violently agitated

contus/o

bruise

encephal/o

brain

-esthet/o

feeling, nervous sensation, sense of perception

-graphy

the process of producing a picture or record

klept/o

to steal

-mania

obsessive preoccupation

mening/o

membranes, meninges

myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

neur/i, neur/o

nerve, nerve tissue

-phobia

abnormal fear

psych/o

mind

-tropic

having an affinity for

blephar/o

eyelid

-cusis

hearing

irid/o

iris, colored part of eye

kerat/o

horny tissue; hard; cornea

myring/o

tympanic membrane/eardrum

ophthalm/o

eye, vision

-opia

vision condition

opt/o

eye; vision

ot/o

ear, hearing

phak/o

lens of eye

presby/o

old age

retin/o

retina, net

scler/o

sclera (white of eye); hard

trop/o

turn, change

tympan/o

eardrum, tympanic membrane

bi/o

twice, double

derm/o, dermat/o

skin

erythr/o

red

hidr/o

sweat

hirsut/o

hairy, rough

lip/o

fat, lipid

melan/o

black, dark

myc/o

fungus

onych/o

fingernail or toenail

pedicul/o

louse (singular), lice (plural)

rhytid/o

wrinkle

urtic/o

nettle, rash, hives

acr/o

extremities (hands and feet), top, extreme point

adren/o

adrenal glands

crin/o

secrete

-dipsia

thirst

glyc/o

glucose, sugar

gonad/o

gonad, sex glands

-ism

a condition, a process, or a state of

pancreat/o

pancreas

parathyroid/o

parathyroid glands

pineal/o

pineal gland

pituitar/o

pituitary gland

poly-

many

somat/o

body

thym/o

thymus gland

thyr/o, thyroid/o

thyroid gland

cervic/o

neck, cervix (neck of uterus)

colp/o, vagin/o

vagina

-gravida

pregnancy

gynec/o

woman, female

hyster/o

uterus

mast/o

breast

men/o

menstruation, menses

nulli-

none

ov/o

egg, ovum

ovari/o, oophor/o

ovary

-para

to give birth

salping/o

uterine (fallopian) tube, auditory (also eustachian tube)

test/i, test/o

testicle, testis

vagin/o

vagina

albumin/o

albumin; protein

calc/i

calcium, lime, the heel

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

creatin/o

creatinine

glycos/o

glucose, sugar

hemat/o

blood, relating to the blood

lapar/o

abdomen, abdominal wall

-otomy

surgical incision

phleb/o

vein

radi/o

radiation, x-ray; radius (lower arm bone on thumb side)

-scope

instrument for visual examination

-scopy

visual examination

son/o

sound

-uria

urine, urination

cerebr/o

cerebrum, brain

prostat/o

prostate

opt/i, opt/o, optic/o, ophthalm/o

eyes- receptor organs for the sense of sight

retin/o

retina

dacryocyst/o, lacrim/o

lacrimal apparatus

acous/o, acoust/o, audi/o, audit/o, ot/o

ears-receptor organs for the sense of earing; also help to maintain balance

pinn/i

outer ear

myring/o, tympan/o

middle ear- transmits sound waves to the inner ear

labyrinth/o

inner ear; labyrinth

cutane/o, dermat/o, derm/o

skin

seb/o

sebaceous glands

pil/i, pil/o

hair

onych/o, ungu/o

nails

pen/i, phall/i

penis

hydr/o

water

diur-

increasing the output of urine

-esis

abnormal condition

olig/o

scanty, few

son/o

sound

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