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Nursing Foundations Terminology

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proxim
nearest
scol
curved
apo
away from
di
twice
dia
through
eury
broad
pect
chest
necr
dead
mi
less
morph
form
dis
apart
fac
make, do
lept
slender
lymph
watery fluid
meta
beyond
rrhag
burst forth
sta
stand
ton
stretch
vovl
to roll
splanchn
internal organs
rrhe
flow
med
middle
xer
dry
per
through out
blast
bud
algia
pain
crani
skull
end
inside/within
hemi
half
oid
like/resembling
hyper
over/more than enough
cyst
sac containing fluid
hypo
under
scop
observe
hyster
uterus
ostomy
to create opening
ectomy
cut into
para
beside/beyond
lysis
loosening/destruction
cervic
neck
chondr
cartilage
cyan
blue
hem
blood
ost
bone
psycho
mind
lip
fat
my
muscle
lith
stone
ophthalm
eye
proct
anus
cost
rib
gram
record
acro
extremities
rhexis
break/burst
carcin
cancer
penia
decrease
gen
original/production
burso
sac
retro
backwards
trip
rub/friction
strept
twist
desis
binding
mani
madness
glosso
tongue
trophy
development
supra
above
ptosis
falling/drooping
dyn
pain
mast
breast
rrhaphy
suture
dent
teeth
cephal
head
auto
self
epi
upon
hydro
water
lobo
section
emesis
vomiting
contra
against
iasis
condition/formation of/presence of
trans
through/across
brady
slow
ectasis
expansion
cyt
cell
odont
tooth
leuk
white
esthesia
sensation
cantho
angle @ the end of the eyelids
steno
narrow/contracted
cheil
lip
cele
hernia/tumor/swelling
benign
mild/not cancerous
semen
seed
celio
abdomen
erythro
red
vaso
vessel
melan
black
cauda
tail
lingua
tongue
myring
eardrum
spondyl
spinal column/vertebrae
ovar
egg
oto
ear
bili
bile
centesis
puncture
mening
membrane
cec
blind
squam
scale/scaley
macul
spot
pexy
suspension
onco
tumor
or
mouth
sub
under
spiro
coil
lacrim
tear
viscero
organ
lact
milk
onych
nail/claw
thorac
chest
pyle
gate
vesic
bladder
sphenic
wedge
myel
marrow/spinal cord
anti
against
myco
fungus
hallux
great toe/big toe
tarso
framework of the upper eyelid
cheir
hand
calc
heel/stone
cine
move
digit
finger/toe
dors
back
gangli and edema
swelling
gemin
twin/double
grad
walk,take steps
gran
grain/particle
labi
lip
micr
small
peps
digest
pleur
pleura/rib/side
mamm
breast
colla
glue/gelatin like
later
side
rachi
spinal column
phob
fear
phot
light
dys
bad
cut
skin
en
in
peri
around/about
pro
in front of/before
mechano
machine
dynam
power
osmo
odor
traumat
wound/injury
trich
hair
maxill
upper jaw bone
an, a
without/not
phak
lens
pre, pro
in front of/before
strict
draw tight
turbin
shaped like a top
ameb
change
semi
half
neo
new
hormone
excite
therm
heat
syn, sym
together
vuls
twitch/pull
post
after
metr, hyster
uterus
tegument
covering, skin
pan
all
poly
many
ramus
branch
neuro
nerve