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Adipose
fatty like tissue
Adip=
fat
-ose=
like
Ana=
cut/dissect
-tomy=
incision
Anatomy
the study of organisms
Anter/i=
toward the front
-or=
a doer
Anterior
in front of
Bi=
both
Later=
side
-al=
pertaining to
Bilateral
pertaining to both sides
Bio=
life
-logy=
study of
Caudal
pertaining to the tail
caud=
tail
Cytology=
The study of cells
Cyto=
cell
Distal
pertaining to the farthest point from the center
Dist=
away from
Dorsal
pertaining to the back
dors=
back
histology
the study of tissue
hist/o=
tissue
homeostasis
state of equilibrium
home/o=
same
-stasis=
control or stopping
Inferior
located below
infer/i=
below
internal
pertaining to within
intern=
within
medial
pertaining to the middle or midline
med/i=
toward the middle
Pathology
the study of disease
path/o=
disease
perfusion
the process of pouring through
per=
through
-fus=
to pour
-ion=
process
physiology
the study of nature
physi/o=
nature
posterior
toward the back or behind
poster/i=
toward the back or behind
proximal
nearest to the center or point of origin
proxim=
near the point of origin
superficial
pertainint to the surface
superfic/i=
near the surface
superior
located above
super/i=
above
sytemic
pertaining to the whole body
sytem=
whole
-ic
pertaining to
topical
pertaining to a place
topic=
place
ventral
pertaining to the front side
ventr=
front
visceral
pertaining to the body organs
viscer=
body organs
avulsion
the process of pulling away from
a-=
away from
vuls=
to pull
-ion=
process
cellulitis
inflammation of cellular contents
cellul-
little cell
-itis
inflammation of
cutaneous
pertaining to the skin
cutane=
skin
-ous=
pertaining to
decubitus
pertaining to a sore that comes from prolonged lying down
de-
down
cubit=
to lie
-us
pertaining to
dermat=
skin
-ist
one who specializes in
dermat/o
skin
-tome
instrument used to cut
dermatome
instrument used to cut skin
erythroderma
abnormally red skin
erythr/o
red
-derma
skin
exudate
production of pus
folliculitis
inflammation of the follicles
follicul/
follicule
hypodermic
pertaining to under the skin
hypo-
under
integumentary
pertaining to body covering
integument
covering
-ary
pertaining to
intradermal
pertaining to within the skin
intra-
within
jaundice
pertaining to the abnormal yellow skin
jaund/i
yellow
-ice
pertaining to
melanocarcinoma
cancerous black tumor
melan/o
black
carcin/o
cancer
-oma
tumor
psoriasis
chronic skin disease causing pink or dull red lesions
subcutaneous
pertaining to below the skin
sub-
under
cutane
skin
-ous
pertaining to
taut
tight or firm
arthralgia
pain in the joint
arthr
joint
-algia
pain
arthrocentesis
surgical puncture into the joint
-centesis
surgical puncture
arthroplasty
surgical repair of the joint
-plasty
surgical repair
arthroscope
instrument used to view the joint
-scope
instrument to view
bursitis
inflammation of the bursae
burs-
bursae
carp
wrist
cost
rib
craniectomy
excision (surgical removal) of the skull
cran/i
skull
-ectomy
excision (surgical removal)
dislocation
the process of displacing (a bone) apart (from a joint)
intercostal
pertaining to the area between the ribs
inter-
between
kyphosis
an abnormal condition causing a hump in the back
kyph
hump
-osis
abnormal condition
lordosis
an abnormal condition causing a bending in the back
lord
bending
lumbar
pertaining to the lumbar spine
lumb
loin/lumbar spine
metacarpal
pertaining to beyond the wrist
meta-
beyond, over
osteoporosis
an abnormal condition of pores in the bone
oste/o
bone
-por
pores/passage
osteotome
insrument used to cut the bone
pedal
pertaining to the foot
ped
foot
scoliosis
an abnormal condition causing a curvature in the back
scoli/o
curvature
-sis
condition abnormal
xiphoid
resembling a sword
xiph
sword
-oid
resembling
abductor
away from the body
adductor
add to the body
ab-
away from
ad-
toward, near
duct-
to lead
amputation
the process of cutting through a limb
amputat
to cut through
-ion
process
atrophy
lack or nourishment
a-
lack of
trophy
nourishment or development
brachialgia
pain in the arm
brach/i
arm
dia-
through
phragm
partition/separate
dystrophy
difficult nourishment
dys-
difficult
fatigue
state of tiredness
fibromyalgia
pain in the muscle fibers
fibr/o
fiber
my/
muscle
flaccid
lack of muscle tone
hydrotherapy
water treatment
hydro
water
therapy
treatment
-malacia
softening
-paresis
weakness
sar
flesh
-spasm
spasm, tension, contraction
rigor mortis
stiffness of skeletal muscles seen in death
strain
excessive stretching
angi/o
vessel
cardi/o
heart
angiocardiography
process of recording the vessels and heart
-rrythm
rrythm
-ia
condition of
sclera/o
hardening
Auscultat
listening
auscultation
process of listening
brady-
slow
-megaly
enlargment
pulmon
lung
-ary
pertaining to
cyan
blue
embol
throwing
embolism
condition of throwing (blood clot)
fibrillat
fibers
hem/o
blood
dynam
power
hyper
excessive
tens
pressure
tachy
fast
hypo
deficient
ana-
up
phylaxis
protection
-emia
blood condition
anti-
against
coagul
clots
-ant
forming
-poiesis
formation
-crit
separate
-lysis
destruction
-philia
attraction
-rrhage
bursting forth
glyc
sugar
aden
glands
mono
one
septic
contaminated/putrefying
-orexia
appetite
append
appendix
bucc
cheek
chole
gall
cyst
bladder
cirrh
orange-yellow
cirrhosis
abnormal condition of an orange yellow skin color
-scopy
visual exam
colon/o
colon
col/o
colon
-stomy
new opening
dent
teeth
-phagia
eating
enter
intestines
epi-
above
gast
stomach
feces
stool
hepat
liver
lingu
tongue
proct/o
rectum
pnea
breathing
bronch
broncheal tubes
phon
speaking
eu-
normal
-ptysis
spitting up
ox
oxygen
laryng
larygnx
nas/o
nose
orth/o
straight
pleur
pleura
pneumon
lungs
thorax
chest
rhin/o
nose
-rrhea
flow
sinus
sinus
spir/o
breath
-meter
instrument used to measure
trache/o
trachea
uret
urine
-uria
urine
catheter
an elastic tube inserted into the body to remove or inject fluid
-dynia
pain
en-
within
in-
not
continence
hold
micturit
to urinate
nephr/o
kidney
-lith
stone
noct
night
py
pus
ur
urine
void
to empty bladder
acro-
extremeties
thyr/o
thyroid
ex-
out
ophthalm
eye
galact/o
milk
kal
potassium
-physis
growth
letharg
drowsiness
myx
mucus
-edema
swelling due to water fluid retention
thym
thymus
toxic
poison
kinesis
motion
alzheimer
disorder that causes dementia
-mnesia
memory
-algesia
pain
-esthesia
feeling
-phasia
to speak
-sthenia
strength
-taxia
order
cephal
head
-lexia
diction
electr/o
electricity
encephal
brain
hemi-
half
-us
pertaining to
micro
small
myel/o
spinal cord
-lemma
sheath
-mania
madness
pyr/o
fire
quadr/i
four
-plegia
paralysis
acoust
hearing
audi/o
to hear
aur
ear
myring/o
ear drum
ot/o
ear
tinnit
ringing
tympan/o
ear drum
blephar
eyelid
di-
two, apart
diplopia
double vision
intra-
within
ocul
eye
-ar
pertaining to
lacrim
tears
mydriat
dilation widening/out (pupil)
photo
light
-phobia
excessive fear
xen/o
foreign material
xer/o
dryness
men/o
month
cervic
cervix
partum
labor
gynec/o
female
hyster
uterus
colp
vagina
arche
beginning
neo-
new
nat
birth
olig
scanty
o/o
egg
ovum
egg
ovulat
little egg
-genesis
formation
coit
coming together
pseudo
false
cyesis
pregnancy
salping
fallopian tube
son/o
sound
vagina
vagina
venere
sexual intercourse
orch/i
testicle
orchid
testicle
circum
around
cis
to cut
sperm
seed
-ism
condition
mast
breast
heter/o
different
sexu
sex
hom/o
same
pen
penis
prostat
prostate gland
spemat
sperm
-cide
kill
testicul
testicle
vas
vessel
plasia
formation
-suppress
supress
immun/o
immunity
meta
beyond
malign
wandering
-ant
pertaining to
-stasis
control
cavit
cavity
radi/o
ray
therm
heat
-er
relating to, one who