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78 Cards in this Set

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acr/o
top :extremeties
carcin/o
cancer
don/o
donates
fluor/o
luminous
glyc/o
sugar
pharmac/o
drug
physio/o
nature
practition/o
practice
sect/o
cut
micro
small
cephalgia
headache (head)
arthralgia
joint pain (joint)
otalgia
earache (ear)
cystocele
hernia of the urinary bladder (bladder)
rectocele
hernia of the rectum (rectum)
encephalocele
hernia of the brain (brain)
gastrodynia
stomach pain (stomach)
mastodynia
breast pain
hematemesis
vomiting of blood (blood)
glycemia
sugar in the blood (sugar)
pneumonia
condition of the lung (lung)
enteritis
inflamed small intestine (sm intestine)
stomatitis
inflamed mouth (mouth)
spondylitis
inflamed vertebra (vertebra)
hemolysis
breakdown of blood (blood)
cerebromalacia
softening of the brain (brain)
chondromalacia
softening of cartilage (cartilage)
visceromegaly
enlargement of the internal organs (internal organs)
lipoma
tumor containing fat (fat)
myoma
tumor of muscle (muscle)
nephrosis
abnormal condition of the kidney (kidney)
ureteropathy
disease process of the ureter to the bladder for the passage of urine (ureter)
cytopenia
deficiency of cells (cells)
acrophobia
fear of heights (top, extremeties)
blepharoptosis
drooping eyelid (eyelid)
nephroptosis
drooping kidney (kidney)
hemoptysis
spitting up blood (blood)
hemorrhage
bursting forth of blood/bleeding (blood)
garstrorrhagia
bleeding from the stomach (stomach)
otorrhea
discharge from the ear (ear)
splenorrhagia
ruptured spleen (spleen)
arteriosclerosis
hardening of the arteries (artery)
blepharospasm
sudden, involuntary contraction of the eyelid (eyelid)
phlebostenosis
narrowing of a vein (vein)
neuropathy
disease process of the nerve (nerve)
microencephaly
small brain (small-brain)
lymphangiogram
record of the lymph vessel (lymph vessel)
cardiograph
instrument used to record heart activity (heart)
computed tomography
x-ray beam rotates around the patient detailing the structure at various depths (to cut)
mammography
producing images of the breast by x-ray (breast)
myelography
producing images of the spinal cord (spinal cord)
craniometer
instrument used to measure the skull (skull)
pelvimetry
measurement of the pelvis (pelvis)
biopsy
a procedure involving the removal of a piece of living tissue, which is examined for abnormalities (life)
bronchoscope
instrument used to visually examine the interior of the bronchus (bronchus)
bronchoscopy
process of visually examining the bronchus (bronchus)
fluoroscopy
x-ray of moving structures, such as the movement of substances through the digestive tract (luminous)
abdominocentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen (abdomen)
thoracocentesis
surgical puncture of the chest wall to remove excess fluid from around the lungs (chest)
arthrodesis
surgical fusion of a joint (joint)
oophorectomy
excision of the ovary (ovary)
tonsillectomy
excision of the tonsils (tonsils)
nephropexy
surgical fixation of the kidney (kidney)
orchidplasty
surgical reconstruction of the testicle (testicle)
colporrhaphy
suturing of the vagina (vagina)
hemostasis
stoppage of blood (blood)
tracheosyomy
new opening into the trachea (trachea/windpipe)
myotome
instrument used to cut muscle (muscle)
tenotomy
process of cutting a tendon (tendon)
adipocyte
fat cell (fat)
histiocyte
tissue cell (tissue)
practitioner
one who has obtained the proper requirements to work in a specific field of study (nature)
physician
specialist in the study of medicine who has graduated from a recognized school of medicine and is licensed by the appropriate authority to practice (nature)
neurologist
specialist in the study of the nervous system and its disorders (nerve)
pharmacist
specialist licensed to prepare and dispense drugs (drug)
section
process of cutting (to cut)
hepatology
study of the liver (liver)
physiology
study of function/ the study of how a structure functions (nature)