Chapter 1&2, A&P

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gyneco

female

ciso

to cut

dermato

skin

chemo

chemical

entero

small intestines

hemato

blood

hydro

water

gastro

stomach

immuno

immune

laryngo

voice box

morpho

shape

nephro

kidney

neuro

nerve

ophthalmo

eye

patho

disease

pulmono

lung

rhino

nose

uro

urine, urinary tract

a

without, away from

an-

without

ante-

before, in front of

anti-

against

brady

slow

dys-

painful, difficult

endo-

within, inner

epi-

upon, over

eu-

normal, good

hetero-

different

homo-

same

hyper-

over, above

hypo-

under, below

infra-

under, beneath, below

inter-

amoung, between

intra-

within, inside

macro-

large

micro-

small

para-

beside, beyond, near

per-

through

peri-

around

post-

after

pre-

before, in front of

pseudo-

false

retro-

backward, behind

sub-

below, under

super-

above

supra-

above

tachy-

rapid, fast

trans-

through,across

ultra-

beyond, excess

hemi-

half

multi-

many

nulli-

none

poly-

many

quad-

four

semi-

partial, half

tri-

three

-algia

pain

-cele

hernia, protrusion

-cyte

cell

-dynia

pain

-ectasis

dilation

-gen

that which produces

-genesis

produces, generates

-genic

producing, produced by

-ia

state, condition

-iasis

abnormal condition

-ism

state of

-itis

inflammation

-logist

one who studies

-logy

study of

-lysis

destruction

-malacia

abnormal softening

-megaly

enlargement, large

-oma

tumor, mass

-osis

abnormal condition

-pathy

disease

-plasia

development, growth

-plasm

formation, development

-ptosis

drooping

-rrhage

excessive, abnormal flow

-rrhea

discharge, flow

-rrhexis

rupture

-sclerosis

hardening

-stenosis

narrowing

-therapy

treatment

-trophy

nourishment, development

-centesis

puncture to withdraw fluid

-ectomy

surgical removal

-ostomy

surgically create an opening

-otomy

cutting into

-pexy

surgical fixation

-plasty

surgical repair

-plasty

surgical repair

-rrhaphy

suture

-gram

record or picture

-graph

instrument for recording

-graphy

process of recording

-meter

instrument for measuring

-metry

process of measuring

-scope

instrument for viewing

-scopy

process of visually examining

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