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Gastritis
inflammation of the stomach
hepatitis
inflammation of the liver
carditis
inflammation of the heart
adenitis
inflammation of a gland
cardiology
study of the heart
gastrology
study of the stomach
hepatology
study of the liver
gastr/o
stomach
hepta/o
liver
aden/o
gland
cardi/o
heart
adip/o; lip/o; steat/o
fat
axill/o
armpit
bi/o
life
cephal/o
head
cervic/o
neck
cyt/o
cell
hist/o; histi/o
tissue
path/o
disease
viscer/o
internal organs
cili/o; pil/o
hair
derm/o; dermat/o; cutane/o
skin
onych/o; ungu/o
nail
arthr/o
joint
chondr/o
cartilage
crani/o
skull
cost/o
rib
myel/o
bone marrow (also means spinal cord)
oste/o
bone
pelv/o
pelvis
spin/o
spine; spinal (vertebral) column; backbone
vertebr/o; spondyl/o
vertebra
my/o; muscul/o
muscle
tend/o; tendin/o
tendon
belphar/o
eyelid
cerebr/o; encephal/o
brain
myel/o
spinal cork (also means bone marrow)
neur/o
nerve
ophthalm/o; ocul/o
eye
ot/o
ear
aden/o
gland
adren/o
adrenal gland
parathyroid/o
parathyroid gland
pituitar/o
pituitary gland
tyroid/o
thyroid gland
angi/o; vascul/o; vas/o
vessel
arteri/o
artery
cardi/o
heart
hem/o; hemat/o
blood
ven/o; phleb/o
vein
adenoid/o
adenoids
lymph/o
lymph (clear, watery fluid)
lymphaden/o
lymph glands; lymph nodes
lymphangi/o
lymph vessels
splen/o
spleen
tonsill/o
tonsils
alveol/o
air sac; alveolus
bronch/o; bronchi/o
bronchus
bronchiol/o
small bronchial tubes
laryng/o
voice box; larynx
nas/o; rhin/o
nose
pharyng/o
throat; pharynx
phren/o
diaphragm
pneum/o; pneumon/o; pulmon/o
lungs
thorac/o
chest
trache/o
windpipe; trachea
abdomin/o
abdomen
cheil/o
lips
col/o
large intestine; colon
enter/o
small intestine
esophag/o
esophagus
gastr/o
stomach
gloss/o; lingu/o
tongue
hepta/o
liver
or/o; stomat/o
mouth
pharyng/o
throat; pharynx (also part of the respiratory system)
rect/o
rectum
cyst/o
bladder
ren/o; nephr/o
kidneys
ureter/o
ureters
urethr/o
urethra
epididym/o
epididymis
orchid/o; test/o; testicul/o
testicle; testis
phall/o
penis
prostat/o
prostate gland
vas/o
ductus (vas) deferens
colp/o; vagin/o
vagina
gynec/o
female
mast/o; mamm/o
breast
oophor/o; ovari/o
ovary
salping/o
fallopian tubes; uterine tubes
uter/o; hyster/o; metr/o
uterus
vulv/o
vulva; external genitalia
acr/o
top; extremities
carcin/o
cancer
don/o
conates
glyc/o
sugar
pharmac/o
drug
physi/o
nature
practition/o
practice
sect/o
cut
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia
-dynia
pain
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-ia
state of; condition
-itis
inflammation
-lysis
destruction; seperation; breakdown
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor; mass
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease process
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phobia
irrational fear
-ptosis
downward displacement; drooping; prolapse; sagging
-ptysis
spitting
-rrhage; rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
flow; discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-sclerosis
hardening
-spasm
sudden, involuntary contraction
-stenosis
narrowing; stricture
-y
process
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-desis
surgical binding; surgical fusion
-ectomy
excision; surgical removal
-graphy
process of recording; producing images
-gram
record; writing
-graph
instrument used to record
-metry
to measure; measurement
-meter
insturment used to measure
-opsy
to view
-pexy
surgical fixation
-plasty
surgical reconstruction; surgical repair
-rrhaphy
surgical reconstruction; surgical repair
-scope
instrument used to vusually examine (a body cavity or organ)
-scopy
process of visually examining (a body cavity or organ)
-stasis
stoppage; stopping; controlling
-stomy
new opening
-tome
insturment used to cut
-tomy
process of cutting; incision
-cyte
cell
-er; -or; -ician; -logist; -ist
specialist; one who specializes; specailist in the study of
-ion
process
-logy
study of; process of study
-plasia
formation; development
-poiesis
production; manufacture; formation
-trophic; -trophy
development; growth; nutrition
-genic
produced by; producing
-oid
resembling
-ole; -ule
small
-ac; -al; -ary; -eal; -ic; -ous
pertaing to
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