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Medical Terminology 1

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-al, -ac
pertainint to, or relating to
a-
away from, negative, not, without
ab-
away from
abdominal
abdomen
acromial
shoulder
ad-
toward, to , in direction of
aden/o
gland
adip/o
fat
-algia
pain, suffering
angi/o
relating to blood or lymph vessels
ante-
before, toward
antecubital
front of elbow
anterior/ventral
front; before
anti-
against, counter
aort/o
aorta
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
-ary
pertaining to, relating to
ather/o
plaque, fatty substance
axillary
armpit
bi-
two
brachial
arm
buccal
cheek
carcin/o
cancerous
cardi/o
heart
carpal
wrist
-cele
tumor, cyst, hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
cephalic
head
cervic/o
neck, cervix
cervical
neck
chol/e
bile, gall
chondr/o
cartilage
col/o; colon/o
colon, large intestine
colp/o
vagina
cost/o
rib
coxal
hip
crani/o
skull
crural
leg
cutane/o
skin
cyan/o
blue
cyst/e
urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
deep
farther from the body surface
deltoid
top of shoulder
digital
fingers
distal
away from an attached base
femoral
thigh
fibular
fibula
gluteal
buttock
inferior
below; at a lower level
inguinal
groin
intermediate
between two extremes
lateral
away from the body's longitudinal axis
lumbar
loin, lower back
medial
toward the body's longitudinal axis
nasal
nasus or nose
occipital
back of head
oral
oris or mouth
orbital
eye or ocular
patellar
kneecap
pelvic
pelvis
popliteal
back of knee
posterior/dorsal
back; behind
proximal
toward an attached base
pubic
pubis
sacral
sacrum
scapular
shoulder blade
sternal
sternum
superficial
at, near, or relatively close to the body surface
superior
above; at a higher level
sural
calf
tarsal
ankle
thoracic
chest
umbilical
navel or umbilicus
vertebral
vertebrae