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acro?
top, extremities
carcino?
cancer
dono?
donates
fluoro?
luminous
glyco?
sugar
pharmaco?
drug
physio?
nature
practitiono?
practice
secto?
cut
micro?
small
-algia?
pain
cephalgia?
headache
arthralgia?
joint pain
otalgia?
earache
-cele?
hernia (protusion or displacement of an organ through the structure that normally contains it)
cystocele?
hernia of the urinary bladder
rectocele?
hernia of the rectum
encephalocele?
hernia of the brain
-dynia?
pain
gastrodynia?
stomach pain
mastodynia?
breast pain
-emesis?
vomiting
hematemesis?
vomiting of blood
-emia?
blood condition
glycemia?
sugar in the blood
-ia?
state of, condition
pneumonia?
condition of the lung (usually inflammation)
-itis?
inflammation: includes pain, swelling, heat, and redness that occurs when body protects itself from injury
enteritis?
inflamed small intestine
stomatitis?
inflamed mouth
None
spondylitis?
inflamed vertebra
-lysis?
destruction, seperation, breakdown
hemolysis?
breakdown of blood
-malacia?
softening
cerebromalacia?
softening of the brain
chondromalacia?
softening of the cartilage
-megaly
enlargement
visceromegaly
enlargement of internal organs
-oma?
tumor, mass
lipoma?
tumor containing fat
myoma?
tumor of muscle
-osis?
abnormal condition
nephrosis?
abnormal condition of the kidney
-pathy?
disease process
ureteropathy?
disease process of the ureter to the bladder for the passage of urine
-penia?
decrease, deficiency
cytopenia?
defiency of cells
-phobia?
irrational fear
acrophobia?
fear of heights
-ptosis?
downward displacement, drooping, sagging
blepharoptosis?
drooping eyelid
nephroptosis?
drooping kidney
-ptysis?
spitting
hemoptysis?
spitting up blood
-rrhage or -rrhagia?
bursting forth
hemorrhage?
bursting forth of blood, bleeding
gastrorrhagia?
bleeding from the stomach
-rrhea?
flow, discharge
otorrhea?
discharge from the ear
-rrhexis?
rupture
splenorrhexis?
ruptured spleen
-sclerosis?
hardening
arteriosclerosis?
hardening of the arteries
-spasm?
sudden, involuntary contraction
blepharospasm?
sudden involuntary contraction of the eyelid
-stenosis?
narrowing, stricture
phlebostenosis?
narrowing of a vein
-y?
process
neuropathy?
disease process of the nerve
microencephaly?
small brain
-gram?
record, writing
lymphangiogram?
record of the lymph vessel
-graph?
instrument used to record
cardiograph?
instrument used to record heart activity
-graphy?
process of recording, producing images
computed tomography?
x-ray beam rotates around the patient detailing the structure at various depths. Info is computer analyzed and converted to a picture of the body part.
mammography?
producing images of the breast
myelography?
producing images of the spinal cord
-meter?
instrument used to measure, process of measuring
craniometer?
instrument used to measure the skull
metry?
to measure, measurement
pelvimetry?
measurement of the pelvis
-opsy?
to view
biopsy?
a procedure involving the removal of a piece of living tissue which is then microscopically examined for abnormalities
-scope?
instrument used to visually examine a body cavity or organ
bronchoscope?
instrument used to visually examine the interior of the bronchus
-scopy?
process of visually examining a body cavity or organ
bronchoscopy?
process of visually examining the bronchus
fluoroscopy?
x-ray of moving structures such as the movement of substances through the digestive tract
-centesis?
surgical puncture to remove liquid
abdominocentesis?
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen?
thoracocentesis?
surgical puncture of the chest wall to remove excess fluid from around the lungs
-desis?
surgical binding, surgical fusion
arthrodesis?
surgical fusion of a joint
None
-ectomy?
excision, surgical removal
oophorectomy?
excision of the ovary
tonsillectomy?
excision of the tonsils
-pexy?
surgical fixation
nephropexy?
surgical fixation of the kidney
-plasty?
surgical reconstruction, surgical repair
orchidoplasty?
surical reconstruction of the testicle
-rrhaphy?
suture, sew
colporrhaphy?
suturing of the vagina
-stasis?
stoppage, stopping, controlling
hemostasis?
stoppage of blood
-stomy?
new opening, artificial opening
tracheostomy?
new opening into the trachea
-tome?
instrument used to cut
myotome?
instrument used to cut muscle
-tomy
process of cutting, incision
tenotomy?
process of cutting a tendon
-cyte?
cell
adipocyte?
fat cell
histiocyte? histocyte?
tissue cell
-er?, -ician?, -logist?, -ist?
specialist, one who specializes in the study of
practitioner?
one who has obtained the proper requirements to work in a specific field of study
physician?
specialist in the study of medicine who has graduated from a recognized school of medicine and is licensed be the appropriate authority to practice
neurologist?
specialist in the study of the nervous system and its disorders
pharmacist?
specialist licenced to prepare and dispense drugs
-ion?
process
section?
process of cutting
-logy?
study of, process of study
hepatology?
study of the liver
physiology?
study of function
-or?
one who, person or thing that does something
organ donor?
one who donates organ tissue to be used in another body
-plasia?
formation, development
chondroplasia?
formation of cartilage
-poiesis?
production, manufacture, formation
hematopoiesis?
production of blood
-genic?
produced by, producing
carcinogenic?
producing cancer
-oid?
resembling
osteoid?
resembling bone
-ole?, -ule?
small
bronchiole?
small bronchus
venule?
small vein
-ac?, -al?, -ary?, -eal?, -ic?, -ous?
pertaining to
cardiac?
pertaining to the heart
renal?
pertaining to the kidney
mammary?
pertaining to the breast
pharyngeal?
pertaining to the throat
gastric?
pertaining to the stomach
venous?
pertaining to a vein