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MED TERM 2013

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a
without, not
actin/o
ray
ab
from/off, away from
acr/o
extremities
abdomin/o
abdomen
aden/o
gland
algia
pain, painful condition
alges/i
sensitivity to pain
ad
toward (sufix), addition to intensification (prefix), to, toward
aer/o
air, gas
acu
sharp, needle, clear
all/o
other, different
amni/o
amnion, sac holding fetus
amb/i
both or both sides
an
without, not
angi/o
vessel
andr/o
man or male
calcane/o
heel
anis/o
unequal, asymmetric, dissimilar
cac/o
bad, diseased, abnormal
ankly/o
stiff
burs/o
bursa or sac
ante
before, forward
bronch/o
windpipe
anter/o
in front of
brad/y
slow
anti
against
brachi/o
upper arm
antr/o
cavity, antrum, sinus
blephar/o
eyelid
appendic/o
appendix, attached to a larger part
blast/o
germ or embryonic
arteri/o
artery, vessel carrying blood from the heart
bi/o
life
arthr/o
joint, articulation
bi
two, double, twice
atel/o
incomplete development, imperfect
bar/o
pressure, weight, heavy
ather/o
porridge-like
audi/o
hear, hearing
aut/o
self
drom/o
running
carcin/o
cancer
dors/o
back
cardi/o
heart
dis
to free of, to separate, to undo
cari/o
decay
dips/o
thirst
carp/o
wrist
dipl/o
double
cat/a
down, downward, under, lower, against, with
caud/o
tail
di/a
through, apart, two, twice, away from
cele
rupture hernia, a swelling or tumor
centesis
puncture
dextr/o
right
cephal/o
head
cer
wax
derm/o, dermato
skin
dent/o
tooth
de
from, to do the opposite of, away, off, remove entirely from, down
cerebr/o
brain
cervic/o
cervix, neck, neck of organ
cheil/o
lip
dactyl/o
digits, fingers or toes
dacry/o
tear
chir/o
hand
chlor/o
green
cyt/o
cell
chol/e
gall or bile
chondr/o
cartilage
cyst/o
fluid filed sac, bladder
chrom/o
color
chron/o
time
cycl/o
cilliary body, circular
circum
around
cyan/o
blue
clas/ia
breaking
clys/o
washing, irrigation
cocc/o
bacteria
col/o
colon, large intestine
crypt/o
hidden, small sac
colp/o
vagina
con
with, together with
cry/o
cold, freezing
condyl/o
condyle
crani/o
cranium, skull
cor/e, core/o
pupil
cost/o
rib
corne/o
cornea, portion of eye
cortic/o
cortex, outer layer
dyn/ia
pain
hydr/o
water, fluid
dys
bad, difficult, painful
hyal/o
glassy, transparent
ect/o
outer, outside
humer/o
upper arm bone, humerus
ectas/ia, ectas/is
stretching, dilation
ectomy
excision, removal
hom/o
same
ectop/o
out of place
hist/o
tissue
edema
swelling
electr/o
electrical
heter/o
different, another
hidr/o
sweat
emesis
vomit
emia
blood
hepat/o
liver
encephal/o
brain
hemi
half
end/o
inner, inside
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
gynec/o
woman
enter/o
small intestine
graph/o
instrument for recording
gram/o
recording or drawing
epi
over, upon
goni/o
joint, angle
erg/o
work
erythr/o
red
es/o
within, inward
esophag/o
foodpipe, esophagus
gnos/ia
knowledge
gnath/o
jaw
esthesi/o
sensation, feeling
eti/o
cause
glyc/o
sugar
eu
well, easy, good
gloss/o
tongue
ex
out from
gli/o
glue, neuroglia
external
outer
gingiv/o
gums
extra
outside, beyond, in addition to
geri, geronto, sen
old age
febr/i
fever
gen/o
origin, to bear, produce
femor/o
thigh
gastr/o
stomach, abdomen
gangli/o
ganglion, mass of tissue
fibr/o
fiber, threadlike
hyper
beyond, above, excessive
my/o
muscle
mult/i
many
muc/o
mucus
hypo
less than normal, below, deficient
hyster/o
uterus
ichthy/o
fish
morph/o
form
idi/o
one's own, personal, private, peculiar, distinctive
mon/o
one
in
within, not
micr/o
small
in/o
fiber, fibrous
metri
uterus
metr/o
measurement
infr/a
under, below, beneath
inter
between
intr/a
within
met/a
after, change
ir/o, irid/o
iris of eye
mes/o
middle
is/o
equal
ischi/o
ischium, portion of pelvis
mening/o
membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, meninges
itis
inflammation
men/o
menses, or menstruation
kerat/o
horny, cornea
labi/o
lips
kinesi/o
movement, motion
melan/o
black, dark
lacrim/o
tear
lal/o
speech, disordered speech, babbling
mel/o
limb
lapar/o
abdominal wall
megal/o
large, enlarge, huge, great
medi/o
middle
laryng/o
organ of voice, larynx
mania
madness
later/o
side
malac/o
soft
leps/y
seizure
mal
bad, poor, abnormal
lept/o
thin, light, slender
macr/o
large, abnormal size
leuk/o
white
lip/o
fat
lys/o
breaking down, destruction
lith/o, calculus
stone
log/o
science, study of
lumb/o
lumbar, loins, low back and side
lymph/o
lymph
peri
around
myc/o
fungus
per
through
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
peps/o
digestion
myring/o
eardrum, tympanic membrane
penia
decrease, deficiency
narc/o
sleep
pelv/i
pelvis bone, basin shaped
nas/o
nose
path/o
disease, suffering
ne/o
new
par/o
to bear
nephr/o
kidney
paralysis
loss of voluntary function
neur/o
nerve, neuron
par, par/a
near, beside
nev/o
mole, birthmark
papill/o
nipple-like, papilla
noct/i
night
null/i
none
nyct/o
night, darkness
o/o
egg
pan
all
ocul/o
eye
pach/y
thick
odont/o
tooth
ox/y
sharp, acute, acid
oid
resemble, like
otomy
incision
olig/o
few, little, scant
oma
tumor
ot/o
ear
omphal/o
umbilicus, navel
ostomy
forming an opening
onc/o
tumor, mass, swelling
oste/o
bone
onych/o
nail
oophor/o
ovary
osm/o
odor, sense of smell
ophthalm/o
eye, visual condition
opia
vision
osis
condition
opt/o, optic/o
vision
orth/o
correct, straight, normal
orchid/o
testes, testicle
orrhexis
rupture, hernia
orrhagia
excessive flow, hemorrhage
orrhea
flow, discharge
orrhaphy
suturing, stitching
sarc/o
flesh
trop/o
turning
schiz/o
split
trips/y
crushing
scler/o
hard
trich/o
hair
scoli/o
curved, curvature, twisted, crooked
tri
three
scop/o
examine
trans
across, through, over
scot/o
darkness
trache/o
trachea, windpipe, neck
seb/o
sebum, fatty secretion
tome
cutting
semi
half
thromb/o
clot
sept/o
infection
thorac/o
thorax, chest
sinistr/o
left, left handed
sit/o
food
therm/o
heat
therap/o
treatment
somat/o
body
somn/o
sleep
thel/o
nipple
thanat/o
death
necr/o
death
son/o
sound
tetr/a
four
terat/o
monster, wonder
spasm
twitch, twitching
ten/o
tendons
tel/e
distant, far
spermat/o
seed
sphygm/o
pulse
spir/o
breath
splen/o
spleen
tach/y
fast, rapid
spondyl/o
spine
sym, syn
joined, together, union
staphyl/o
cluster, uvula
super, supra
above, more than normal
sten/o
constriction, narrowing
stasis
stopping, slowing
stere/o
solid, solid body
stern/o
sternum, chest
sub
under, below
steth/o
chest
strept/o
twisted
sthen/o
strength
stigmat/o
mark, point
stomat/o
mouth
troph/o
nourishment (development)
xer/o
dry
tympan/o
ear drum
xen/o
foreign, strange
ultra
beyond
xanth/o
yellow
uni
one
viscer/o
internal organs, viscera
ur/o
urine
ureter/o
tube carrying urine from kidneys to bladder, ureter
urethr/o
tube for discharge of urine from bladder, urethra
ventr/o
front, belly
ven/o
vein, vena cava
varic/o
varicose, vein, twisted
vas/o
vessel
vesic/o
bladder
contra
against
perine/o
pelvic floor, perineum
pex/o
fixation, fastening
phag/o
to eat, ingestion
phalang/o
bones of fingers or toes
phall/o
penis
pharyng/o
throat
phas/o
speech
phil/o
attraction to
phleb/o
vein
phob/o
fear of
phon/o
voice, sound
phor/o
carry, bear
phot/o
light
phren/o
diaphragm, mind
phyt/o
plant
pil/o
hair
plas/o plasm/o
molded, formation
plast/o
repair, surgically molded
plat/y
flat, broad
pleg/o
paralysis
pleur/o
pleura, side
plic/i
fold
pne/o
breathing, breathe
pneum/o, pneumon/o
lung
pod/o
foot
pol/y
many
poli/o
gray
post
after, behind
poster/o
behind, after
pre
before
prim/i
first
pro
before, in front of
proct/o
rectum, anus
prot/o
first
pseud/o
false
psych/o
soul, mind
pteryg/o
wing
ptosis
prolapse, drooping, dropping
pub/o
pubis, grown up
py/o
pus
pyel/o
renal pelvis
pyro
fire, heat, fever
rach/i, rachi/o
spine
radicul/o
root
rect/o
straight, rectum
ren/o
kidney
retin/o
retina portion of eye
retr/o
backward, behind
rhin/o
nose
salping/o
fallopian tubes
sanguin/o
blood