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-clysis (enteroclysis)
irrigation
irrigation of sm. intestine
co- (cohesion)
with
the force that causes various particles to unite
col- (collateral)
with
secondary or accessory, sm side branch such as a nerve or blood vessel
col/o (colitis)
colon, lg. intestine
inflammation of the colon
colp/o (colporrhagia)
vagina
bleeding from the vagina
com- (comminuted)
with
broken or crushed into sm pieces
con- (congenital)
with
existing from the time of birth
contra- (contraindicated)
against, opposite
inadvisable
cor/e, core/o (corectopia)
pupil
abnormal location of the pupil of the eye
cost/o (intercostal)
rib
between the ribs
crani/o (cranial)
skull
pertaining to the skull
cry/o (cryogenic)
cold
that which produces low temp.
crypt/o (cryptogenic)
cover, hide, conceal
of doubtful origin
cyan/o (cyanosis)
blue
bluish discoloration of the skin & mucuos memberanes
cyst/o (cystitis)
urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
inflammation of the bladder
-cyte (leukocyte)
cell
white cell
cyt/o (cytoma)
cell
tumor of the cell
dacry/o (dacryorrhea)
tear
excessive flow of tears
dactyl/o (dactylomegaly
finger, toe
abnormally lg fingers or toes
de- (descending)
down
coming down from
dent/o (dental)
tooth
pertaining to the teeth
derm/o, dermat/o (dermatitis
skin
inflammation of the skin
dextr/o (dextrad
right
toward the right side
di- (diplegia)
twice, double
paralys is affecting like parts on both sides of body
dia- (diaphragm)
through, across, apart
the partition that separates the abdominal & thoraci c cavities
dipl/o (diplopia)
double, twin, twice
double vision
dips/o (dipsomania)
thirst
alcoholism
dis- (dissect)
to free, to undo
to cut apart
dors/o (dorsal)
back
pertaining to the back
-dynia (cephalodynia)
painful condition
headache
dys- (dyspnea)
bad, difficult, abnormal, incomplete
labored breathing
-ectasia (gastrectasia)
dilation or enlargement of an organ or part
dilation (stretching) of the stomach
ecto- (ectopic)
outer, outside of
located away from the normal position
-ectomy (appendectomy)
the surgical removal of an organ or part
surgical removal of the appendix
electr/o (electrocardiogram)
electric
the written record of the heart's electrical activity
-emia (anemia)
condition of the blood
a deficiency of red blood cells
en- (encapsulate)
in, into, within
to enclose within a container
encephal/o (encephalitis)
brain
inflammation of the brain
end-, endo (endotracheal)
within
within the trachea
ent- (entopic)
within, inner
occurring in the proper place
enter/o (enteritis)
small intestine
inflammation of the intestine
ep-, epi- (epidermis)
over, on, upon
the outer most layered of the skin
erythr/o (erythrocyte)
red
a red blood cell
esthesia (aneshesia)
feeling
without feeling
eu (euphoria)
good, well, normal, healthy
abnormal or exaggerated feeling of well-being
ex- (excrement)
out of, away from
waste material discharged from the body
exo- (exophytic)
outside, outward
to grow outward or on the surface
extra- (extracorporeal)
on the outside, beyond, in addition to
outside the body
faci/o (facial)
face, surface
pertaining to the face
febr/i (febrile)
fever
feverish
-ferent (eferent)
bear,carry)
carrying away from the center
fibr/o (fibrillation)
fiber, filament
muscular cintractins due to activity of muscle fibers
-form (deformed)
shape
abnormally shape
-fugal (centrifugal)
moving away
moving away from the center
galact/o (galactopyria)
milk
milk fever
gangli/o (ganglion)
knot
a knotlike mass
gastr/o (gastritis)
stomach
inflammation of the stomach
gen/o (genetic)
come into bein, originate)
inherited
-genesis (pathogenesis)
production or origin
the development of a disease
-genic (cardiogenic)
giving rise to, originating in
originating in the heart