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appendo/
appendix
arthr/o
joint
col/o
colon
enter/o
intestine
gastr/o
stomach
mast/o
breast
oste/o
bone
-centesis
puncture
-itis
inflammation
-pathy
disease
-scope
instrument to view/examine
pre-
before
post-
after
biopsy
removal of a small portion of tissue
endometrial
removal of the lining of the womb
hemorrhage
excessive discharge of blood from the blood vessels
malignancy
a cancer
hyperplasia
an abnormal increase in the # of celss in an organ or a tissue
endometritis
inflammation of the endometrium
pathologist
a doc who identifies diseases by studying cells and tissue
apnea
temp absence or cessation breathing
uvulopalatoplasty
removal of tissue in back of the mouth or throat
soft palate
soft tissue constituting the back of the roof of the mouth
orophArynx
PART OF THE PHARYNX B/T the soft paate and epiglottis
lidocaine
local anestetic
o/centesis
surgical puncture
-ectomy
excision/removla
-o/stomy
forming an opening
-o/tomy
incision
-o/clasis
to break

osteoclasis
o/lysis
seeration, destruction, loosening

thrombolysis
-o/tripsy
crushing

litotripsy
-o/desis
binding/fixation
-o/pexy
suspension, fixation
-o/plasty
surgical repair
-o/rrhaphy
suture
-o/gram
record/writing
-o/graph
instrument for recording
-o/graphy
process of recording
-o/meter
instrument of measureing
-o/metry
act of measuring
-o/scope
instrumetn to view or examine
-o/scopy
visual examination
-algia

-o/dynia
pain
-o/cele
hernia. swelling
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-edema
swelling
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-isis
abnorml condition
-itis
INFLAMMATION
-o/lith
stone, calculus
-o/malacia
softening
-o/megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumar
-o/pathy
disease
-o/penia
decreasing, deficiany
-o/plasm

-o/plasia
formation, growth
-o/rrhage

-o/rrhagia
bursting fort
-o/rrhea
discharge, flow
-o/rrhexis
rupture
-osis
abnorml condition
-o/spasm
involuntary contraction, twitching
-o/stenosis
nrrowing, stricture
-o/toxic
posion
-o/trohy
development, nourishment
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic,-ical, -ile,-ory, -ose, -ous, -tic
pertaining to
-ia, -ism, -y
condtion
-iatry
medicine treatment
-ician

-ist
specialist
a-

an-
without, not
brady-
slow
dia-
through across
dipl-
double
dys-
bad, pinful, difficult
endo-
in within
hyper-
excessive, bove normal
hypo-
under, below
im-
not
in-
in , not
macro-
large
micro-
SMALL
neo-
new
pseudo-
false
syn-
UNION, together, joined
tachy-
rapid
macrocephaly
abnormally large size head
dyspepsia
difficuly or painful breathing
amniocentisis
puncture of amniotic fluid
gastroscopy
visual examination of the stomach
tachyapnea
rapid breathing
hemorrhage
profse discharge of blood
hepatocele
hernia of the liver
anorexia
loss of appitiete
osteomalacia
softening of te bones
carcinoma
cancerous tumor
pseudocyesis
false preg
osteoclasis
fracture of te bone surgically
cholelithiasis
formation of bile stones
blepharospasm
twitching of an eyelid
thrombolysis
seperatoin destruction or loosingin of a blood clot
protective outer layer of the skin that is avascular
epidermis
innermost layer of the epidermis where continous cell division takes place
basal layer
specialized epithial cells tat synthezie the pigment melanin
stratum corneum
inner vascular layer that is rich in blood vessels, nerves and glands
dermis
layer located beneath the dermis contains adipose tissue and binds the dermis to inderlaying sructures
subcutanaous tissue
gland that secretes perspiration
sudorifous
gland that produces oily sub
sebaceous
hormone that regulates the secretion of sebum
androgen
glands, hair, and nails
the three acesory oragans to te integumentary system
ichthyosis
conditon in which the skin is dry and scaly, like fish scales
keratosis
any horny growth of the skin
dematomycosis
fungel infection of the skin
alopecia
absence or loss of hair
comedo
collection of discolored dried sebum pluging an excretory duct of the skin

black head
hyperidrosis
excessive persperation
laceration
irregular tear of the flesh
xeroderma
cry skin
pustule
small elevation of skin filled with lymph or pus
scabies
contagious skin disease transmitted by itch mites
onychia
inflmmation of the nil bed
cicatrix
firm scar tissue that forms in the healing of soar or wound
ecchymosis
discoloration on the skin consisting of large, irregualrly formed hemorrhgic areas. blue-balck color
furuncle
an abcess involoving the entire hair follicel and adjcent subcutaneous tissue
vitligo
loss of skin pigmentation milk-white patches
ulcer
an open sore or lesion
pediculosis
infestation with lice
sebaceouscyst
cyst filled with sebum
hirsutism
excessive growth of hair in unusual places
erythroderma
abnormal redness of the skin
anterior
front of body
deep
away from surface
distal
farther from the point of attachment
external
outside, exterior to
inferior
below
internal
within
lateral
pertaining to the side toward the side
medial
pertainig to the middle toward midline
posterior
back of the body
parietal
pertaining to the outer wall of the body cavatiy
superficial
toward or on the surface
superior
above
visceral
pertaining to the covering of n organ