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103 Cards in this Set

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logia, logy
science of
cardiology
heart science or study of
lysis
disintegration
osteolysis
bone breakdown
macro
large, long
macrostomia
large mouth
malacia
softening
chondromalacia
soft cartilage
med, medi, medio
middle
mediocarpal
middle of the carpal bone
mega, megaly
enlargement
cardiomegaly
large heart
micro
small
microcephalic
small brain
mononucleosis
condition of large outbreak of one nucleus lymphocytes
multi
many
multifocal
many locations
neo
new
neonatal
newborn
ob
against
obtunded
against or mentally dull
oid
like, shape; resemble
mucoid
mucouslike
oligo
few
oliguria
diminished urination
ology
study of
neurology
sudy of the nerves
oma
tumor
lymphoma
lymph tumor
osis
condition
pediculosis
condition of lice infestation
otomy
incision
craniotomy
skull incision
pachy
thick
pachycephalic
abnormal thickness of the skull
para
near; departure from norm
paralgia
abnormal pain
path
disease
pathology
study of disease
penia
deficiency
cytopenia
lack of cellular elements in the blood
peri
around
pericardium
around the heart
pexy
fixation, suspension
retinopexy
surgical repair of a detached retina
phobia
fear of
hydrophobia
water, fear of
phoresis
transmission
diaphoresis
perspiration, transmission of sweat
plasty
plastic surgical correction
orthoplasty
surgical straightening
plegia
paralysis; stroke
paraplegia
paralysis from the waste down
poly
many
polyarthritis
arthritis in numerous joints
post
after
postmortem
after death
pre
before
preoperative, pre-op
before surgery
pro
infront of; on behalf of
proglossi
tip of tongue
pseudo
false
pseudodipsia
false thirst
ptosis
falling
mastoptosis
sagging of the breast
re
back; again
reflex
flex response to stimulation
retro
backward
retroflexed
ben backward, posterior
rrraphy
suture
cardiorrhapy
suturing of the heart
rhexis
rupture
angiorrhexis
ruptured blood vessel
scopy
exam
bronchoscopy
bronchus exam
semi
half
semicomatose
half-consicous
sphygmo
pulse
sphygmomanometer
pulse meter
sub
below
sublingual
under the tongue
super, supra
above
superacute
highly severe
sym, syn
together
symbiotic
dependent on one another
tachy
swift, fast
tachycardia
rapid heart rate
tele
distance
telemetry
distance signal monitor interpretation (electrical recording of waves from the body)
toxo
toxic, poison
toxicoderma
skin disease caused by poison
trans
across
transfusion
transfer of blood into an individual
tri
three
tricuspid
three cusps
ultra
above
ultrasonic
high frequency sound
uni
one
uniocular
having one working eye
xeno
foreign
xenograft
a graft from one species to another
xero
dry
xerochilia
dry lips