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chondr/o

Example: Chondritis
Costochondritis-ribs
cartilage
cyst/o

Example: cystitis
urinary bladder
encephal/o

Example: Encephalitis
brain
abdomin/o
abdomen

Remember: The stomach is only 1 structure of the abdomen
arthr/o
joint
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
col/o
colon; large intestine, large bowel
mamm/o
breast
muc/o
mucus
my/o
muscle
necr/o
death (cells or whole body)
neur/o
nerve
nephr/o
kidney
hydr/o

Example: hydrocele-collection of ...
water
acu/o

Example: acute

Remember the opposite of acute is chonic
sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o

Example: Adenoids
Adenopathy
gland
agor/o

Example: Agorophobia
marketplace
amni/o

Example: Amniocentesis- surgical drainage of the ...
Amnion, sac
angi/o

Example: angiogram x-ray with contrast material to show ...; to see soft tissue
vessel
axill/o

Example: axillary nodes
axillary region
armpit
blephar/o

Example: blepharoplasty-repair of the...
eyelid
carcin/o

Example: carcinoma-...tumor
cancer
chem/o

Example: chemotherapy
drug, antibiotic
lapar/o

Example: Laparscopy-scope through
laparotomy-surgically open to
see
abdomen
laryng/o

Example: Laryngal
larynx, voice box
mast/o

Example: mastopexy- ...lift
breast
morph/o

Example: morphology- study of cell...
shape form
myel/o

Example: myeloma- cancer of bone marrow
myelogram-contrast to see the
spinal cord
spinalcord, bone marrow
inguin/o

Example: inguinal hernia
inguinal area
groin
isch/o

Example: ischeum...the bladder
to hold back
acr/o

Example: Acromion
extremities, top extreme point
neutr/o
neutrophil (WBC)
lymph/o
lymph- a clear fluid that bathes tissue
spaces/ contained in special
lymph vessels throughout the body
opthalm/o
eye
oste/o

osteitis
bone
ot/o

otoscope
ear
path/o

Example: pathologist-studies...
disease
peritone/o
peritoneum
phag/o
to eat; swallow
phleb/o
vein
plas/o
formation, development, repair
pleur/o

Example: pleuritis
pleura- lubricating surfaces
pneumon/o

Example: pneumonia- fluid accumulation
and infection
lungs
pulmon/o
lungs
rect/o
rectum
ren/o

Example: Renal
kidney
sarc/o

Example: Sarcoma
flesh
splen/o
spleen- take dead RBCs and get rid of them;store some healthy RBCs
staphyl/o
clusters; grape
sprept/o
twisted chain
thorac/o

Example: thoracocentesis
chest
thromb/o
stationary clot
embol/o
moving clot
tonsill/o
tonsils
trache/o
thrachea
ven/o

Example: venogram
vein
arteri/o

Example: corotid artery- connected to heart.
artery