Med Term-Basic Word Structure

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aden/o

gland

arthr/o

joint

carcin/o

cancerous

cardi/o

heart

cephal/o

head

cerebr/o

cerebrum

cis/o

to cut

crin/o

to secrete

cyst/o

urinary bladder

cyt/o

cell

derm/o; dermat/o

skin

electr/o

electricity

encephal/o

brain

enter/o

intestine

erythr/o

red

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

sugar

gnos/o

knowledge

gynec/o

woman/female

hem/o, hemat/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

iatr/o

treatment, physician

leuk/o

white

log/o

study of

nephr/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

onc/o

tumor

ophthalm/o

eye

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

ped/o

child

psych/o

mind

radi/o

x-rays

ren/o

kidney

rhin/o

nose

sarc/o

flesh

sect/o

to cut

thromb/o

clot, clotting

ur/o

urinary tract, urine

-ac

pertaining to

-al

pertaining to

-algia

pain

-cyte

cell

-ectomy

removal

-emia

blood condition

-genic

producing

-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 used to visually examine

-scopy

the process of visually examining with an endoscope

-sis

state of, condition

-tomy

process of cutting

-y

process, condition

a-, an-

no, not, without

aut-, auto-

self, own

dia-

through, complete

end-, endo-

within

epi-

above, upon

ex-, exo-

outside of

hyper-

excessive

hypo-

deficient

in-

into, in

peri-

surrounding

pro-

before, forward

re-

back, backward

retro-

behind

sub-

below, under

trans-

across, through

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