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carp/o
writst bones
cib/o
meals
cost/o
rib
cutane/o
skin
dactyl/o
fingers, toes
teradactyl
duct/o
to lead, carry
flex/o
to bend
furc/o
forking, branching
gloss
tongue
glyc/o
sugar
immun/o
protection
morph
shape, form
mort/o
death
mortuary
nat/i
birth
cis/o
to cut
nect/o
to bind, tie, connect
norm/o
rule, order
ox/o
oxygen
pub/o
pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
seps/o
infection
somn/o
sleep
son/o
sound
the/o
to put, place
thel/o
nipple
thyr/o
shield; the shape of the thyroid gland resembles a shield
top/o
place, position, location
tox/o
poison
trache/o
trachea, windpipe
urethr/o
urethra
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cyesis
pregnancy
pseudocyesis - false pregnancy
-drome
to run
-fusion
coming together; to pour
-gen
producing, forming
-lapse
to slide, fall, sag
-lysis
breakdown, separation, loosening
-meter
to measure
-mission
to send
-or
one who
-partum
birth, labor
-phoria
to bear, carry;
feeling (mental state)
euphoria
-physis
to grow
-plasia
development, formation
-plasm
development, formation
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-stasis
stop, control; place
-trophy
nourishment, development
a-, an-
no, not, without
ab-
away from
notice that the "b" faces away from the "a"
ad-
toward
notice that eh "d" faces toward the "a"
ana-
up, apart
ante-
before, forward
anti-
against
auto-
self, down
bi-
two
brady-
slow
cata-
down
con-
with, together
contra-
against, opposite
de-
down, lack of
dia-
through, complete
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec-, ecto-
out, outside
en-, endo-
in, within
epi-
upon, on, above
eu-
good, normal
ex-
out, away from
hemi-
half
hyper-
excessive, above
hypo-
deficient, under
in-
not
in-
into, within
infra-
beneth
inter-
between
intra-
into, within
macro-
large
mal-
bad
meta-
beyond, change
micro-
small
neo-
new
pan-
all
para-
abnormal, beside, near
per-
through
peri-
surrounding
poly-
many, much
post-
after, behind
pre-
before, in front of
pro-
before, forward
pseudo-
false
re-
back, again
retro-
behind, backward
sub-
under
supra-
above, upper
syn-, sym-
together, with
tachy-
fast
trans-
across, through
ultra-
beyond, excess
uni-
one
abductor
a muscle that draws a limb AWAY from the body
adductor
a muscle that draws a limb TOWARD the body
adrenal glands
pertaining to toward the kidney (adrenal glands are located above each kidney)
anabolism
building up complex material
analysis
breaking apart
anoxia
pertaining to without oxygen
ante cibum
before meals
anteflexion
process of bending forward
antepartum
before birth
antibiotic
destroys or inhibits bacterial growth
antibody
what our body produces to fight disease
antigen
a substance that produces antibodies
antisepsis
a condition against infection
antitoxin
acts against a toxin in the body
apnea
not breathing
autoimmune
self protection
(the body makes antibodies against its own good cells and tissues causing inflammation and injury
benign
not cancerous
bifurcation
branching into two
bilateral
pertaining to two sides
bradycardia
slow heart
congenital anomaly
an irregularity that an infant is born with
connective tissue
supports and binds together
contraindication
against an indication
contralateral
opposite sides
dehydration
lack of water
dialysis
complete seperation
diameter
measure complete, through
diarrhea
complete discharge
dysplasia
formation that is abnormal
(ectopic pregnancy)
dyspnea
difficult breathing
ectopic pregnancy
pertaining to outside the location (the embryo implants outside the uterus)
endocardium
structure within the heart
endoscope
instrument to view within
endotracheal
pertaining to within the trachea
epithelium
skin cell
euphoria
exaggered feeling of well-being
euthyroid
normal functioning thyroid
exophthalmos
protusion of the eyeball
hemiglossectomy
removal of half the tongue
hyperglycemia
excessive sugar in the blood
hyperplasia
increase in number of cells
hypertrophy
increase in the size of each cells
hypodermic injection
an injection under the skin
hypoglycemia
deficiency of sugar in the blood
infracostal
pertaining to below the ribs
insomniac
unable to sleep
intercostal
between the ribs
intravenous
into the vein
macrocephaly
large head
malaise
vague feeling of discomfort
malignant
very bad condition
metacarpal bones
bones located beyond the wrist
metamorphosis
change in shape and form
metastasis
cancerous tumor that has spread beyond its original site
microscope
instrument for viewing small things
neonatal
new birth (1st 28 days)
neoplasm
new formation, development
pancytopenia
defeciency of all cells
paralysis
abnormal breakdown
parathyroid glands
four endocrine glands located on the dorsal side of the thyroid
percutaneous
structure through the skin
periosteum
tissue surrounding the bones
polymorphonuclear
nucleus that is multi shaped
polyneuritis
inflammation of many nerves
postmortem
after death
postpartum
after birth
precancerous
before cancer
prenatal
before birth
prodrome
before onset of actual illness (ie: migraines before illness)
prolapse
sag forward
pseudocyesis
false pregnancy
recombinant DNA
a technique used to manufacture outside the body
relapse
disease or symptoms that return
remission
symptoms go away but you still have the disease
retroflexion
abnormal position of an organ
retroperitoneal
pertaining to behind the peritoneal
(peritoneum: membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen)
subcutaneous
under the skin
suprapubic
above the pubis
(pubis is one of a pair of pubic bones that forms the anterior part of the pelvic (hip) bone)
symbiosis
two organisms living together in close associatin
symmetry
equality of parts on opposite sides of the body
symphysis
growing together
(a joint in which the bony surfaces are firmly united by a layer of fibrocartilage)
syndactyly
webbed fingers and toes
syndrome
a group of signs or symptoms that commonly occur together and indicte a particular disease or abnormal condition
synthesis
putting together or formation of
tachypnea
fast breathing
transfusion
transfer of blood or blood parts from one person to another
transurethral
pertaining to through the urethra
(urethra tube goes from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body)
ultrasonography
process of recording by using ultrasound waves to procuce an image of an organ
unilateral
pertaining to one side
retroperitoneal
pertaining to behind the peritoneal
(peritoneum: membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen)
subcutaneous
under the skin
suprapubic
above the pubis
(pubis is one of a pair of pubic bones that forms the anterior part of the pelvic (hip) bone)
symbiosis
two organisms living together in close associatin
symmetry
equality of parts on opposite sides of the body
symphysis
growing together
(a joint in which the bony surfaces are firmly united by a layer of fibrocartilage)
syndactyly
webbed fingers and toes
syndrome
a group of signs or symptoms that commonly occur together and indicte a particular disease or abnormal condition
synthesis
putting together or formation of
tachypnea
fast breathing
transfusion
transfer of blood or blood parts from one person to another
transurethral
pertaining to through the urethra
(urethra tube goes from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body)
ultrasonography
process of recording by using ultrasound waves to procuce an image of an organ
unilateral
pertaining to one side