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Med Term Simplified

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arthr-
Joint
oste-
Bone
append-
Appendix
thromb-
Blood clot
mast-
Breast
rhin-
nose
my-
muscle
trache-
Trachea (windpipe)
lith-
Stone, calculus
electr-
electricity
cardio-
Heart
angi-
Vessel (blood or lymph)
pelv-
Pelvis
endo-, intra-
Within, in
neur-
Nerve
ot-
Ear
algia, dynia
Pain
hepat-
Liver
hyper-
Excessive, above normal
an-
Without, not
chol
Bile, gall
gastr-
Stomach
-itis
Inflammation
chondr-
Cartilage
-malaica
Softening
-megaly
Enlargement
-oma
Tumor
cyan-
Blue
-osis
Abnormal condition
-pathy
Disease
erythr-
Red
hem-
Blood
-phobia
Fear
hemi-
One half
-plegia
Paralysis
-rrhage
Bursting
men-
Menstruation, menses
dia-
Through, across
-rrhea
Discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-stenosis
Narrowing or stricture
-toxic
Poison
dys-
Bad, painful, difficult
-trophy
Development or nourishment
-ia
Condition
-esthsia
Feeling
peri-
Area
-odont
Teeth
diplo-, dipl-
Double
-opia
Vision
-crine
secrete
-ar, -al, -ic, -ior
Pertaining to
-plasia
Formation, growth
-graft
Transplantation
homo-
Same
hypo-
Under
-cyte
Cell
macro-
Large
micro-
Small
mono-, uni-
One
post-
After
pre-, pro-
Before
nat-
Birth
-gnosis
Knowing
primi-
First
-gravida
Pregnant Woman
reto-
Backwards
-version
Turning
-iasis
Presence or formation
-cele
Hernia or swelling
-tripsy
Crushing
-tomy
Incision
-tome
Instrument to cut
-plasty
Surgical repair
-pexy, -desis
fixation
-lysis
Separation, destruction
-ectomy
Excision, removal
-clast
Broken down
-centesis
surgical puncture