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Medical Terminology Synonyms

synonyms in medical terminology
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Abdomen
abdomin/o, celi/o, lapar/o
air
aer/o, phys/o, pneum/o, pneumon/o
all
pan-, pant/o
bile
bil/i, chol/e
bladder
cyst/o, vesic/o
blood
hem/o, hemat/o, sangu/i, sanguin/o
body
corpor/o, somat/o, -some
breast
mammo/o, mast/o
breathe
-pnea, respir/o, respirat/o, spir/o
cecum
cec/o, typhl/o
chest
pector/o, steth/o, thorac/o
childbirth
-para, -parous, -partum, -tocia, toc/o
cornea of the eye
corne/o, kerat/o
death
mort/o, necr/o, thanat/o
different
allo-, hetero-
disease
nos/o, path/o
dry
kraur/o, xer/o
ear
aur/o, auricul/o, ot/o
eardrum
myring/o, tympan/o
eye
ocul/o, opthalm/o, opt/o
eyelid
blephar/o, palpebr/o
face
arch/e, arch/i, -arche, primi-, prot/o
foot
ped/o, pod/o
hair
pil/o, trich/o
half
demi-, hemi-, semi-
hearing
acous/o, acoust/o, audi/o, audit/o, -cusis
heart
cardi/o, coron/o
heat
calor/i, therm/o
huge
gigant/o, mega-, megalo-
itching
prurit/o, psor/o
kidney
nephr/o, ren/o
lens of the eye
phac/o, phak/o
life
bio-, bi/o, vit/o, viv/i
ligament
desm/o, ligament/o, syndesm/o
lip
cheil/o, chil/o, labi/o
little, small
-ole, ule
lung
pneum/o, pneumon/o, pulmon/o
milk
galact/o, lact/o
mind
ment/o, -noia, phren/o, psych/o
mouth
or/o, stomat/o
mucus
blenn/o, muc/o, myx/o
muscle
muscul/o, my/o, myos/o
nail
onych/o, ungu/o
night
noct/i, nyct/o
nose
nas/o, rhin/o
nucleus
kary/o, nucle/o
oil
ele/o, ole/o
ovary
oophor/o, ovari/o
pain
-algia, -dynia, dolor/o
palate
palat/o, uran/o
pregnancy
-cyesis, gravid/o
pupil
cor/o, pupill/o
rectum
proct/o, rect/o
saliva
ptyal/o, sial/o
same
homeo-, homo-, ipsi-, tauto-
skin
cutane/o, derm/o, dermat/o
sound
son/o, phon/o
specialist
-ician, -ist, -logist
stone
lith/o, petr/o
straight
ithy-, orth/o
strength
dynam/o, -sthenia, sthen/o
sugar
gluc/o, glyc/o, sacchar/o
sweat
hidr/o, sud/o
swelling
-edema, -tumescense, tumesc/o
tear
dacry/o, lacrim/o
thick
pachy-, pycn/o, pykn/o
time
chron/o, temp/o, tempor/o
tongue
gloss/o, lingu/o
tooth
dent/i, odont/o
tumor/ mass
-oma, onc/o
uterus
hyster/o, metr/o, uter/o
vagina
colp/o, vagin/o
vein
phleb/o, ven/o
vertebral/spinal column
rachi/o, spin/o, spondyl/o
vessel
angi/o, vas/o
vulva
episi/o, vulv/o
water
aque/o, hydr/o