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Veterinary Terminology

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cardi/o
heart
abdonim/o
abdomen
aden/o
gland
adren/o
adrenal gland
angi/o
vessel
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
atri/o
atrium
branch/o
bronchus
cephel/o
head
cervic/o
cervical
chole
bile
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
chondr/o
cartilage
col/o
colon
crani/o
head
cyst/o
bladder
cyt/o
cell
dactyl/o
digit/toe
dent/o
tooth
derm/o
skin
dueden/o
duodenum (part of the small intestine)
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestines
esophag/o
esaphagus
gastr/o
stomach
gingiv/o
gums
hem/o
blood
hepa/o
liver
hist/o
tissue
hyster/o
uterus
ile/o
ileum (part of the small intestine)
ili/o
ilium (part of the pelvis)
jejun/o
jejunum (part of the small intestine)
laryng/o
larynx
lip/o
fat
lymph/o
lymph nodes
mast/o or mamm/o
mammary glands
muscul/o
muscle
nephr/o
kidney
ocul/o
eye
orchi/o or orchid/o
testes
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
ovari/o
ovary
phleb/o
vein
pneum/o
lung, air, breath
pulmon/o
lung
pyel/o
pelvis of the kidney
ren/o
renal (kidney)
rhin/o
nose
splen/o
spleen
spondyl/o
vertebra, spinal column
steth/o
chest
stomat/o
mouth
thorac/o
thorax
thyr/o or thyroid
thyroid gland
trache/o
trachea
urethr/o
urethra
ur/o
urine
ven/o
vein
ventricul/o
ventricle
vertebre/o
vertebra
-centesis
to puncture
-ectomy
to excise or surgically remove
-ize
use, subject to
-pexy
fixation or suturing
-plasty
to shape
-rrhaphy
to surgically repair by by joining in a seam or suturing together
-stomy
to make a new artificial opening
-tomy
to incise or cut into
-algia
pain
-emesis
vomit
-emia
blood condition
-genesis
development, origin
-ism
state or condition
-itis
inflammation of
-megaly
enlarged
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal condition or process of degeneration
-pathy
disease
-penia
-deficiency or lack of
-phagy
eating
-plasia
forming, growing, changing
-pnea
breathing
-rrhea
-flow or discharge
a-, an-
without or not having
anti-
against
brachy-
short
brady-
slow
crypt-
hidden
dis-
apart from
dys-
difficult
ec-
out of, away from
hem-
blood
hemi-
half
hydro-
water, fluid
hyper-
high
hypo-
low
macro-
large
mal-
poor, bad
meg-
large, oversized
micro-
small
necr/o-
death
neo-
new
pan-
all, entire
poly-
many, much
pseudo-
false
py/o-
pus
tachy-
fast
ur-
urine
-graph
instrument or machine that writes or record
-graphy
procedure of using an instrument or machine to record
-gram
product, written record
-meter
instrument or machine that measures or counts
-metry
procedure of measuring
-scope
instrument for examining, viewing, listening
-scopy
act of examine or using the scope
-tome
instrument for cutting, such as into smaller or thinner sections