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Veterinary Terminology

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a-, an-
without; no
anti-
against; to stop
brady-
abnormally slow
de-
down; from
dys-
difficult; painful
hyper-
above normal
hypo-
below normal
mal-
bad; poor
poly-
many; excessive
tachy-
abnormally fast
ep-, epi-
above; on; upon
eu-
normal
iso-
equal; alike; same
multi-
many; much
neo-
new
pan-
all
peri-
around
post-
after
uni-
one
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
surgical removal of
-emia
blood
-pnea
breathing
-itis
inflammation
-logy
the study of
-oma
tumor; mass
-penia
deficiency of
-scope
instrument used to view
-tomy
to cut into surgically; to make an incision
-al, -ic, -ac, -ous
pertaining to; relating to
-graphy
the act of recording using an instrument
-ist
one who studies
-lysis
to break down
-megaly
enlargement of
-natal
birth
-oxia
oxygen
-phagia
eating; swallowing
-spasm
involuntary contractions
-toxin
poison
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
dent/i, dent/o
teeth
mamm/a, mamm/o
mammary gland
nas/o
nose
ophthalm/o
eyes
ot/o
ear
steth/o
chest
thorac/o
thorax
trache/o
trachea
abdomin/o
abdomen
copr/o
feces
cyan/o
blue
derm/o, dermat/o
skin
enter/o
intestines
erythr/o
red blood cells
gingiv/o
gums
hepat/o
liver
hydr/o
water
peritone/o
peritoneum
ur/o
urinary system