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Cyst
A sac containing fluid or semifluid
Lesion
Any unhealthy tissue
Polyp
A tumor with a stem or little foot. Benign
Papilla
Small nipple like structure
Papilloma
Hypertrophied papilla
Papule
A pimple, red elevated spot on the skin
Infiltration
Slipping into and between normal cells.
metastasis
Movement of cancer cells from one part of the body to another
Neoplasm
New formation of tissue usually abnormal
prodrome
running before
occurring before a disease
mortality
death
morbidity
disease
Syndrome
Symptoms occurring together
Prognosis
predicted course of disease
Prophylactic Treatment
preventative treatment
Palliative Treatment
Treatment that provides comfort to the patient
Active Treatment
Treatment that cures the disease
Vertigo
Sensation of turning around
Tinnitus
Ringing in the ear
Nausea
upset stomach with the desire to vomit
Malaise
a vague sensation of not feeling well
Dyspnea
Difficult or Painful Breathing
Anorexia
Loss of Appetite or No Appetite
Paroxysmal
Sudden periodic attack or recurrence of symptoms of disease, a fit or convulsion of any kind
Hypertrophy
Over development
Pyrexia
feverish
Pyretic
Above normal Temp.
Sym -
Syn -
Together
- ar
Pertaining to
ad -
toward
ab -
away from
Strept / 0
Chain
Staphyl / o
grape
py / o
pus
Colp / o
vagina
Crypt / o
hidden
hem /o
hemat / o
blood
Hyster /o
uterus
Men / o
menses
Oophor / o
ovary
Peps / o
Peps / ia
digestion
Pne / o
air , breathe
Pyel / o
pelvis of the kidney
- orrhagia
hemorrhage
ptosis
The sinking down or sagging of an organ
-ectasia
dilation
stretching
phas / o
speech
phleb / o
vein
plas / o
formation
- orrhea
flow, discharge
oncology
is the branch of medicine dealing with tumors
morphology
is the biological science dealing with the structure of an organ or part of the body
histology
the study of the microscopic tissues that make up a part or a structure
pathology
the study of changes in structure and function caused by disease
disease
a condition in which bodily health is impaired. It means sickness or illness
manifestation
proof of impaired bodily health. its a display, exhibition, or evidence of disease
pathology
scientific study of changes in the human body produced by disease
etiology
the scientific study of causes of disease
acr / o
extremities
cardi / o
heart
- tome
instrument that cuts
- otomy
incision into
-ostomy
forming a new opening
-osis
-a
-y
condition of
usually abnormal
-ology
study of
-ologist
one who studies
a specialist
-itis
inflammation of
-ectomy
excision of
-algia
pain
path / o
disease
megal / o
enlarged
leuk / o
white
gram / o
record
gastr / o
stomach
eti / o
cause
electr / o
electrical
duoden / o
duodenum
dermat / o
derm / o
skin
cyt / o
cell
cyan / o
blue
-ism
medical condition
disease
-oma
tumor
-oid
resembling
-al
-ar
-ic
of or pertaining to
inter-
between
hypo-
under
hyper
excessive
ex-
ex / o-
outside
out
-en
-endo-
in
inside
within
troph / o
development
trach / e
trachea
plast / o
repair
ost / o
bone
onc / o
tumor
muc / o
mucus
morph / o
structure of
malac / o
soft
lip / o
fat
liposuction
laryng / o
larynx
hist / o
tissue
histology
emes / is
vomit
emesis basin
dent / o
tooth
dentist
cost / o
ribs
chondr / o
cartilage
cepahl / o
head
cele / o
o / cele
hernia
carcin / o
malignancy
arthr / o
joint
arthritis
aden / o
gland
- meter
measuring instrument
-genesis
gen / o
produce
originate
-centesis
surgical puncture of a cavity to drain fluid
tharac / o
thorax
therap / o
treatment
rhin / o
nose
phob / ia
fear
pelv / i
pelvis
ot / o
ear
blast / o
embryo
metr / o
meter
measure
lith / o
calculus
stone
hydro
water or water like
dipl / o
double or pair
cyst / o
bladder
sac
crani / o
cranium
skull
cocc / i
coccus
chol / e
bile
gall
cephal / o
head
abdomin / o
abdomen
angi / o
vessel
arter / i
arter / o
artery
fibr / o
fiber
fibrous connective tissue
kinesi / o
motion
lys / o
destruction
my / o
muscle
nephr / o
kidney
o / o
egg, ovum
neur / o
nerve
orchid / o
testes
salping / o
fallopian tube
scler / o
tough or hard
spermat / o
sperm
ureter / o
ureter
urethr / o
urethra
ur / o
urine
a-
an-
without
dys-
pain
brady-
slow
-blast
embryonic
-y
-ia
noun ending
hernia
protrusion of an organ or part of an organ through the wall of the cavity containing it
anomaly
an irregularity
aneurysm
localized abnormal dilation of a blood vessel, or ballooning out of the vessel at a weak point
cheil / o
lip
lips
col / o
colon
dent / o
teeth
esophag / o
esophagus
gingiv / o
gums
gloss / o
tongue
hepat / o
liver
pancreat / o
pancreas
proct / o
anus
rectum
rect / o
rectum
stomat / o
mouth
-clysis
irrigation
-scope
-scopy
look
examination
-toxin
poison
algesia
sensation of pain
angi / o
vessel
dactyl / o
digit
finger
toe
esthesia
sense of feeling
myel / o
spinal cord
bone marrow
thrombosis
vessel occluded by a blood clot
thrombus
blood clot circulating in the circulatory system
a-
an-
absent
without
dys-
bad
difficult
painful
-emia
blood
macro-
large
micro-
small unable to be seen with the naked eye
poly-
too many
-orrhexis
rupture
bursting apart
-tripsy
rubbing crushing
xanth / o
yellow
pyret / o
fever
melan / o
black
erythr / o
red
chlor / o
green
infra-
below
beneath
supra-
super-
above
over
sub-
hypo-
below
under
epi-
over
surrounding
peri-
around
about
circum-
around
meso-
middle
end-
endo-
inner
within
ecto-
exo-
outside