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APPENDI/O
appendix
ITIS
inflammation
LITH/O
stone
OTOMY
surgical incision
PHALANX
is one bone of the fingers or toes
MYEL/O
spinal cord or bone marrow
PATHY
disease
MY/O
muscle
PRE
before or in front of
NATAL
means pertaining to birth
PERI
around or surrounding
POST
after
CARDI/O
heart
ECTOMY
surgical removal
AB
away from
A
away from,negative, and without
AD
toward or in the direction of
DYS
difficult,painful, or bad
EU
well,easy, or good
HYPER
over,above, or increased
HYPO
below,under, or decreased
INTER
between or among
INTRA
within or inside
POLY
many
OLIG/O
few,scant, or little
SUB
under,less, or below
SUPER AND SUPRA
above,excessive, or beyond
NEUR/O
nerve
PLASTY
surgical repair
CYAN/O
blue
ERYTHR/O
red
LEUK/O
white
MELAN/O
black
POLI/O
gray
TONSILL/O
tonsil
ALGIA
pain and suffering
GASTR/O
stomach
DYNIA
pain
MALACIA
abnormal softening
ARTERI/O
artery
CARDI/O
heart
REN/O
kidney
ESOPHAG/O
esophagus
CUTANE/O
skin
NEPHR/O
kidney
MEGALY
large,enlargement
NECROSIS
death of tissue
OSIS
disease or abnormal condition
SCLEROSIS
abnormal hardening
STENOSIS
abnormal tightening or narrowing
UM
structure or tissue
CENTESIS
surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes,or to remove excess fluid
GRAPHY
the process of recording a picture or record
GRAM AND GRAPH
are both used to describe the resulting record or picture
OLOGY
the study of
NE/O
new
NAT/O
born
OSTOMY
means to surgically create an artificial mouth or opening
OTOMY
cutting into or a surgical incision
PLASTY
surgical repair
SCOPY
to see or a visual examination
RRHAGIA OR RRHAGE
bursting forth,abnormal, or excessive flow
HEM/O
blood
RRHAPHY
to suture or stitch
RRHEA
means flow or discharge
RRHEXIS
rupture
OT/O
ear
RHIN/O
nose
LARYNG/O
larynx
ATHER/O
plaque or fatty substance
ARTHR/O
joint
ENTER/O
small intestine
ILEUM
part of the small intestine
ILIUM
part of the hip bone
MYC/O
fungus
MYEL/O
both bone marrow and spinal cord
PYEL/O
renal pelvis
PY/O
pus
INFECTION
is the invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism
INFLAMMATION
is a localized response to injury or destruction of tissues
LACERATION
is a torn,raggged wound
LESION
is a pathologic change of the tissues due to disease or injury
MUCOUS
describes the mucous membranes that line the body cavities
MUCUS
is the name of the substance secreted by the mucous membranes
PALPATION
an examination technique in which the examiner's hands are used to feel the texture,size, and location to certain body parts
PALPITATION
is a pounding or racing heart
PROSTATE
a gland in the male that lies under the urinary bladder and surround the urethra
PROSTRATE
means to collapse or be overcome with exhaustion
SUPINATION
is the act of rotating the arm so that the palm of the hand is forward or upward
SUPPURATION
is the formation or discharge of pus
SUTURING
is the act of closing a wound or incision by stitching
LIGATION
is the act of binding or tying off blood vessels or ducts
TRAUMA
wound or injury
TRIAGE
the medical screening of patients to determine their relative priority of need and the proper place to treatment
VIRAL
pertaining to a virus
VIRILE
possessing masculine traits