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ICS130 Word Parts

All inclusive word parts for ICS130 Module
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-cele
hernia, tumor, swelling
cyst/o
urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
dia-
through, between, apart, complete
-ectasis
stretching, dilation, enlargement
glomerul/o
glomerulus
lith/o
stone, calculus
-lysis
loosening, breakdown, seperation, destruction
nephr/o, ren/o
kidney
-pexy
surgical fixation
pyel/o
renal pelvis, bowl of kidney
-tripsy
crush
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
caus/o
burning, burn
concuss/o
shaken together, violently agitated
contus/o
bruise
encephal/o
brain
-esthet/o
feeling, nervous sensation, sense of perception
-graphy
the process of producing a picture or record
klept/o
to steal
-mania
obsessive preoccupation
mening/o
membranes, meninges
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
neur/i, neur/o
nerve, nerve tissue
-phobia
abnormal fear
psych/o
mind
-tropic
having an affinity for
blephar/o
eyelid
-cusis
hearing
irid/o
iris, colored part of eye
kerat/o
horny tissue; hard; cornea
myring/o
tympanic membrane/eardrum
ophthalm/o
eye, vision
-opia
vision condition
opt/o
eye; vision
ot/o
ear, hearing
phak/o
lens of eye
presby/o
old age
retin/o
retina, net
scler/o
sclera (white of eye); hard
trop/o
turn, change
tympan/o
eardrum, tympanic membrane
bi/o
twice, double
derm/o, dermat/o
skin
erythr/o
red
hidr/o
sweat
hirsut/o
hairy, rough
lip/o
fat, lipid
melan/o
black, dark
myc/o
fungus
onych/o
fingernail or toenail
pedicul/o
louse (singular), lice (plural)
rhytid/o
wrinkle
urtic/o
nettle, rash, hives
xer/o
dry
acr/o
extremities (hands and feet), top, extreme point
adren/o
adrenal glands
crin/o
secrete
-dipsia
thirst
glyc/o
glucose, sugar
gonad/o
gonad, sex glands
-ism
a condition, a process, or a state of
pancreat/o
pancreas
parathyroid/o
parathyroid glands
pineal/o
pineal gland
pituitar/o
pituitary gland
poly-
many
somat/o
body
thym/o
thymus gland
thyr/o, thyroid/o
thyroid gland
cervic/o
neck, cervix (neck of uterus)
colp/o, vagin/o
vagina
-gravida
pregnancy
gynec/o
woman, female
hyster/o
uterus
mast/o
breast
men/o
menstruation, menses
nulli-
none
ov/o
egg, ovum
ovari/o, oophor/o
ovary
-para
to give birth
salping/o
uterine (fallopian) tube, auditory (also eustachian tube)
test/i, test/o
testicle, testis
vagin/o
vagina
albumin/o
albumin; protein
calc/i
calcium, lime, the heel
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
creatin/o
creatinine
glycos/o
glucose, sugar
hemat/o
blood, relating to the blood
lapar/o
abdomen, abdominal wall
-otomy
surgical incision
phleb/o
vein
radi/o
radiation, x-ray; radius (lower arm bone on thumb side)
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
visual examination
son/o
sound
-uria
urine, urination
cerebr/o
cerebrum, brain
prostat/o
prostate
opt/i, opt/o, optic/o, ophthalm/o
eyes- receptor organs for the sense of sight
retin/o
retina
dacryocyst/o, lacrim/o
lacrimal apparatus
acous/o, acoust/o, audi/o, audit/o, ot/o
ears-receptor organs for the sense of earing; also help to maintain balance
pinn/i
outer ear
myring/o, tympan/o
middle ear- transmits sound waves to the inner ear
labyrinth/o
inner ear; labyrinth
cutane/o, dermat/o, derm/o
skin
seb/o
sebaceous glands
pil/i, pil/o
hair
onych/o, ungu/o
nails
pen/i, phall/i
penis
hydr/o
water
diur-
increasing the output of urine
-esis
abnormal condition
olig/o
scanty, few
son/o
sound