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Anatomy 6

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cephalo
head
cephalocaudad
proceeding toward the tail from the head
cephalodynia
headache
encephalo
brain
encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
cyclo
a cycle, circular
cyclopledgia
paralysis of the ciliary muscle, causing loss of accomodation
cortico
outer region
corticospinal
pertaining to the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord
gnoso
knowledge
prognosis
foreknowledge
diagnosis
process of determining the nature of a disorder
glio
glue, neurological tissue
neuroglia
non conducting cells of nervous tissue with supportive and metabolic functions
ganglio
ganglion, knot, swelling
post-ganglionic
distal to or beyond a ganglion
medullo
soft, inner part
medullary
pertaining to the marrow or to any medulla
lacrimo
tear
lacrimation
secretion of tears
lacrimal
relating to the tears
kera
hard, horny, cornea
keratinization
keratin formation
keratitis
inflammation of the cornea
mio
less or smaller
miosis
constriction of the pupil
meiosis
cell division comprising two nuclear divisions in rapid succesion
meta
after, beyond, change
metaphysis
the flared portion of a long bone
metastasis
the transfer of disease from one organ or tissue to another
meso
middle, mesentery
mesencephalon
the midbrain
mesocolon
the mesentary that attach the colon to the posterior wall of the abdominal cavity
nystagmus
an involuntary, rhythmic oscillation of the eyeballs
myopia
nearsightedness
mydriasis
dilation of the pupil of the eye
ptosis
a falling, downward displacement
gastroptosis
downward displacement of the stomach
opto
relationship to the eye or to vision
optometrist
a non-medical specialist who measures powers of vision
ophthalmo
eye
ectomy
excision; surgical removal of a segment or entire portion of an organ
gastrectomy
surgical removal of the stomach
appendectomy
surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
telo
end or ending
telencephalon
the anterior portion of the brain
telophase
the final stage of mitosis or meiosis
sclero
hardness, relationship to the sclera of the eye
sclerosis
the process of becoming extremely firm or hard
scleritis
inflammation of the sclera
ostomy
to furnish with a mouth; an artificial or sugical opening
gastrostomy
establishing an artificial opening into the stomach
colostomy
surgical operation in which a part of the colon is brought through the abdominal wall in order to drain or compress the intestine
opia
condition of vision, process of viewing
hyperopia
farsightedness
autopsy
post mortem examination of a body to determine cause of death
ist
one who specializes in
pharmacist
individual who is liscenced to prepare and dispense drugs and has extensive knowledge of their properties
arthro
a joint or articulation
arthritis
inflammation of one or more joints
blepharo
eyelid
blepharoptosis
drooping of the upper eyelid
blepharedema
edema of the eyelids