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Chapter 1&2, A&P

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gyneco
female
ciso
to cut
dermato
skin
chemo
chemical
entero
small intestines
hemato
blood
hydro
water
gastro
stomach
immuno
immune
laryngo
voice box
morpho
shape
nephro
kidney
neuro
nerve
ophthalmo
eye
oto
ear
patho
disease
pulmono
lung
rhino
nose
uro
urine, urinary tract
a
without, away from
an-
without
ante-
before, in front of
anti-
against
auto
self
brady
slow
dys-
painful, difficult
endo-
within, inner
epi-
upon, over
eu-
normal, good
hetero-
different
homo-
same
hyper-
over, above
hypo-
under, below
infra-
under, beneath, below
inter-
amoung, between
intra-
within, inside
macro-
large
micro-
small
neo-
new
pan-
all
para-
beside, beyond, near
per-
through
peri-
around
post-
after
pre-
before, in front of
pseudo-
false
retro-
backward, behind
sub-
below, under
super-
above
supra-
above
tachy-
rapid, fast
trans-
through,across
ultra-
beyond, excess
bi-
two
hemi-
half
mono-
one
multi-
many
nulli-
none
poly-
many
quad-
four
semi-
partial, half
tri-
three
uni-
one
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia, protrusion
-cise
cut
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectasis
dilation
-gen
that which produces
-genesis
produces, generates
-genic
producing, produced by
-ia
state, condition
-iasis
abnormal condition
-ism
state of
-itis
inflammation
-logist
one who studies
-logy
study of
-lysis
destruction
-malacia
abnormal softening
-megaly
enlargement, large
-oma
tumor, mass
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease
-plasia
development, growth
-plasm
formation, development
-ptosis
drooping
-rrhage
excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-sclerosis
hardening
-stenosis
narrowing
-therapy
treatment
-trophy
nourishment, development
-centesis
puncture to withdraw fluid
-ectomy
surgical removal
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
-otomy
cutting into
-pexy
surgical fixation
-plasty
surgical repair
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhaphy
suture
-gram
record or picture
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
process of measuring
-scope
instrument for viewing
-scopy
process of visually examining