Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/45

Click to flip

45 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
  • 3rd side (hint)
aniscoria
unequal pupils
aniso
dysphoria
an emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease.
dys
isotonic
of equal tension
Having the same concentration of solutes as the blood, eg saline solution.
iso
malaise
vague feeling of bodily discomfort.
mal
megalocardia
cardiomegaly
enlargement of the heart.
megalo
cariomegaly
megalocardia
enlargement of the heart
megalo
cariomegaly
megalocardia
enlargement of the heart
megalo
-algia
pain
neuralgia
-asthenia
weakness
myasthenia
-emia
blood
anemia
-iasis
condition of
amobiasis
-itis
inflammation
appendicitis
-lysis
destruction, beak down
hemolysis
-lytic
destroy, break down
hemolytic
-oid
like
lipoid
-oma
tumor
carcinoma
-opathy
disease of
arthropathy
-orrhagia
hemorrhage
menorrhagia
-orrhea
flow or discharge
amenorrhea
-osis
abnormal condition of
tuberculosis
-paresis
weakness
hemiparesis
-plasia
growth
hyperplasia
-plegia
paralysis
paraplegia
-pnea
breathing
apnea
neuralgia
Sharp, severe paroxysmal pain extending along a nerve or group of nerves.
-algia
myasthenia
Abnormal muscular weakness or fatigue.
Myasthenia gravis.
-asthenia
anemia
A pathological deficiency in the oxygen-carrying component of the blood, measured in unit volume concentrations of hemoglobin, red blood cell volume, or red blood cell number.

a condition in which the blood is deficient in red blood cells, in hemoglobin, or in total volume
-emia
appendicitis
Inflammation of the vermiform appendix.
-itis
hemolysis
The destruction or dissolution of red blood cells, with subsequent release of hemoglobin.
-lysis
hemolytic
Destructive to red blood cells; hematolytic.
-lytic
lipoid
A lipid.
Any of various substances, such as lecithin, that resemble fat.
-oid
carcinoma
An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.
-oma
arthropathy
A disease or abnormality of a joint.
-opathy
menorrhagia
Abnormally heavy or extended menstrual flow.
-orrhagia
amenorrhea
Abnormal suppression or absence of menstruation.
-orrhea
tuberculosis
An infectious disease of humans and animals caused by the tubercle bacillus and characterized by the formation of tubercles on the lungs and other tissues of the body, often developing long after the initial infection.
Tuberculosis of the lungs, characterized by the coughing up of mucus and sputum, fever, weight loss, and chest pain.
-osis
-paresis
weakness
hemiparesis
-plasia
growth
hyperplasia
-plegia
paralysis
paraplegia
-pnea
breathing
apnea
hemiparesis
Slight paralysis or weakness affecting one side of the body. Also called hemiamyosthenia.
-paresis
hyperplasia
An abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or a tissue with consequent enlargement.
-plasia
paraplegia
Complete paralysis of the lower half of the body including both legs, usually caused by damage to the spinal cord.
-plegia
apnea
Temporary absence or cessation of breathing.
-pnea
apnea
Temporary absence or cessation of breathing.
-pnea