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kerato-
horny
leuko-
white
lipo-
fat
maculo-
stain
melano-
black
myco-
fungus
onycho-
nail
papulo-
pimple
pilo-
hair
pyo-
pus
sclero-
hard
seb-
oil
squamo-
scale-like
steato-
fat
tricho-
hair
xero-
dry
vesico-
blister
ventr-
belly
viscero-
internal organ
adipo-
fat
caus-
burn
chromo-
color
cryo-
cold
cyano-
blue
dermato- or dermo-
skin
diaphoro-
profuse sweating
erythemo-
flush
erythemato-
redness
hidro-
sweat
histo-
tissue
ichthy-
dry
myo-
muscle
-tome
instrument used to cut
-blast
immature
-clasia
to surgically break
-desis
fuse
-kinesia
movement
-malacia
softening
-physis
to grow
-plasty
surgical repair
-porosis
porous
-scopy
visually examine
-atrophy
development
-centesis
to withdrawl fluid
-ectomy
surgical removal
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
-otomy
cutting into
-pexy
surgical fixation
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhaphy
suture
-gram
record or picture
-metry
process of measuring
-graphy
process of recording
-phasia
speech
-penia
few
-phoria
feeling
-physis
to grow
-plasia
growth
-plasm
formation
-plegia
paralysis
-stenosis
narrowing
-stasis
stopping
-stalsis
contraction
-sis
condition
-rrhexis
rupture
-rrhea
flow
-rrhage
excessive
-ptosis
drooping
-pnea
breathing
-lith
stone
-lysis
destruction
-megaly
large
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal condition
-paresis
weakness
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia
-coccus
berry-shaped
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectasis
dilatation
-ectopia
displacement
-emia
condition of blood
-genic
producing
-iasis
abnormal condition
ankylo-
crooked/bent
kypho-
crooked/bent
steno-
narrow
brachy-
short
ortho-
straight
edem-
swelling
ecto-
outside
dys-
painful
dent-
tooth
cirrho-
yellow
erythro-
red
encephalo-
brain
endo-
inside/within
entero-
intestine
epi-
above/upper
genu-
knee
pan-
all
para-
beside
peri-
around
phleb-
vein
pleur-
lung
phrenic
diaphram
pneumo-
lung
poly-
many
post-
behind
pre-
before
pro-
forward
procto-
rectum
pseudo-
false
pyelo-
kidney
retro-
backward
rhin-
nose
salpingo-
tube
semin-
seed
sub-
below
super- or supra-
above
stric-
narrowing
tachy-
rapid
thel-
nipple
therm-
heat
thrombo-
clot
trans-
across
vas-
vessel
vesic-
bladder or sac
viscero-
organ
-algia
pain
-dynia
pain/swelling
-ectasis
expansion/dilation
-gen
beginning, producing
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-pathy
disease
-penia
deficiency
-phagia
eating/swallowing
-crine
secrete within
-dactyl
finger/toe
-duct
opening
-dynia
pain
-ectasis
enlargement
-olysis
breakdown
-graph
picture
prone position
lying face down
lithotomy position
a supine position with buttocks at the end of the operating table, the hips and knees being fully flexed with feet strapped in position.
Babinski sign
negative plantar response
papilledema
edema of optic disk due to increased cranial pressure
nystagmus
involuntary rhythmic movement of the eyeballs
Romberg sign
is positive when unsteadiness occurs upon closing eyes while standing; alternating opening and closing eyes in this position
Homans sign
pain in calf when ankle is gently dorsiflexed; indicates DVT
Natrecor
given for CHF and SOB; vasodilator
malaise
general discomfort or uneasiness feeling
anorexia
decreased appetite
dysmenorrhea
painful menstruation
dyspareunia
painful sex
menorrhagia
hypermenorrhea; prolonged or profuse menses
menometrorrhagia
excessive bleeding during menses or irregular between menses
achalasia
failure to relax
atelectasis
decreased air in lung due to loss of lung volume.
telangiectasia
lesion on the skin from dilated capillary
introitus
entrance into a canal
blepharoplasty
correct of eyelid defect
chondromalacia patellae
note spelling
hematochezia
passage of bloody stool
melena
passage of dark-colored stool
oligohydramnios
insufficient amniotic fluid