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a-, an-
without, not, lack of
dys-
bad, difficult, abnormal
bi-
double, twice, two
ab-
away from
trans-
across, over
post-
after, behind
olig-
scant, small
hyper-
excessive, too much
per-
by, through
hemi-
half
hypo-
decreased, less than normal
ad-
toward
-algia
pain
-itis
inflammation
-ostomy
creation of an opening
-ectomy
removal of, excision
-emia
blood condition
-osis
condition
-rrhage
excessive flow
-penia
lack, deficiency
-pathy
disease
-otomy
incision, cutting into
-rrhea
profuse flow, discharge
-plasty
surgical repair or reshaping
cranio
skull
cardio
heart
mammo
breast
veno
vein
urino
urine
pnea
breathing, respirations
cyano
blue
arterio
artery
colo
colon, large intestine
artho
joint
litho
stone
gastro
stomach
encephalo
brain
gluco
sugar, sweetness
hemo
blood
hystero
uterus
hepato
liver
myo
muscle
nephro
kidney
phlebo
vein
oculo
eye
osteo
bone
neuro
nerve
pneumo
lung
toxico
poison
psycho
mind
thoraco
chest
distal
farthest from the point of attachment
proximal
part nearest to the center or orgin
anterior (ventral)
toward the front part of the body
medial
middle or the midline of the body or body part
posterior (dorsal)
(back side) toward the back of the body
lateral
relating to the near middle or midline of the body
The Four regions of the abdomen are:
RIGHT UPPER QUADRANT
RIGHT LOWER QUADRANT
LEFT UPPER QUADRANT
LEFT LOWER QUADRANT
Intravenous
within a vein
Apnea
no breathing
Hemiplegia
Paralysis on one side
Thoracotomy
Incision into the chest
Arthritis
Inflammation of a joint
Bronchitis
Inflammation of the bronchi
Anuria
No urine
Hematuria
Blood in the urine
Hysterectomy
Surgical removal of the uterus
Hemorrhage
Excessive blood flow
-phagia
to eat or consume; swallowing
-phasia
speaking
-oma
tumor
-scopy-
examination using a scope
ab-
away from
ante-
before, forward, in front of
anti-
against
auto-
self
brady-
slow
circum-
around
contra-
against, opposite
de-
down, from
dia-
across, through, apart
dis-
apart, free from
ecto-
outer, outside
en-
in, into, within
endo-
inner, inside
epi-
over, on, upon
eryth-
red
eu-
normal, good, well, healthy
ex-
out, out of, from, away from
in-
in, into, within, not
infra-
within
inter-
between
intro-
into, within
leuk-
white
macro-
large
mal-
bad, illness, disease
meg-
large
micro-
small
mono-
single, one
neo-
new
non-
not
para-
bedside, beyond, after
peri-
around
poly-
many, much
pre-
before, in front of, prior to
pro-
before, in front of
re-
again, backward
retro-
backward, behind
semi-
half
sub-
under, beneath
super-
above, over, excess
supra-
above, over
tachy-
fast, rapid
uni-
one
-asis
condition, usually abnormal
-cele
hernia, heriation, pouching
-centesis
puncture and aspiration of
-cyte
cell
-ectasis
dilation, stretching
-ectomy
excision, removal of
-emia
blood condition
-genesis
development, production, creation
-genic
producing, causing
-gram
record
-graph
a diagram, a recording instrument
-graphy
making a recording
-iasis
condition of
-ism
a condition
-itis
inflammation
-logy
they study of
-lysis
destruction of, decomposition
-medaly
enlargement
-meter
measuring instrument
-metry
measurement
-oma
tumor
-osis
condition
-pathy
disease
-penia
lack, deficiency
-phagia
to eat or consume; swallowing
-phasia
speaking
-phobia
an exaggerated fear
-plasty
surgical repair or reshaping
-plegia
paralysis
-ptosis
falling, sagging, dropping, down
-rrhage, rrhagia
excessive flow
-rrhaphy
stitching, suturing
-rrhea
profuse flow, discharge
-scope
examination instrument
-scopy
examination using a scope
-stasis
maintenance, maintaining a constant level
-stomy, -ostomy
creation of an opening
-tomy, otomy
incision, cutting into
-uria
condition of the urine