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electr/o
electricity
produced by treatment (pertaining to)

mass of blood
iatrogenic

hematoma
nose

flesh

mind

urinary tract
rhin/o

sarc/o

psych/o

ur/o
-pathy

-tomy

-itis

-cyte
disease, condition

incision, processof cutting into

inflammation

cell
prognosis
before knowledge; a prediction about the outcome of treatment, and given after the diagnosis
hyperglycemia
condition of excessive sugar in the blood
anemia
low number of red blood cells or abnormal hemoglobin in red blood cells.
view of living tissue

process of viewing the eye
biopsy

opthalmoscopy
arthr/o
joint
cyst/o
urinary bladder
-logy
process of study
study of tumors

study of the kidneys

study of nerves
oncology

nephrology

neurology
cerebr/o
cerebrum, largest part of the brain
ex-

sub-

re-
out

below, under

back
osteotomy

resection

carcinogenic

sarcoma
incision of (to cut into) a bone

process of cutting back (in the sense of "out" or removal)

pertaining to producing cancer

tumor of flesh (cancerous tumor of flesh tissue, such as bone, fat, and muscle)
cerebrovascular accident
damage to the blood vessels of the cerebrum leading to death of brain cells; also called a stroke.
epigastric
pertaining to above the stomach
cardi/o
heart
kidney

disease

eye

to cut
ren/o

path/o

opthalm/o

sect/o
aden/o
gland
transhepatic
pertaining to across or through the liver
study of kidneys

pain of nerves
nephrology

neuralgia
resection
process of cutting back (in the sense of cutting out)
osteotomy
incision of bone
carcin/o
cancer, cancerous
diagnosis



complete knowledge; a decision about the nature of the patient's condition after the appropriate tests are done.
encephal/o
brain
encephalitis
inflammation of the brain
cyt/o
cell
endocrine glands
glands which secrete hormones within the body. Examples are pituitary, thyroid and adrenal glands.
-scope

-osis

-ectomy

-genic
instrument to visually examine

abnormal condition

removal, excision, resection

pertaining to producing or produced by
white blood cell:

red blood cell:
leukocyte

erythrocyte
electocardiogram

cardiology

electroencephalogram
record of the electricity in the heart

process of study of the heart

record of the electricity in the brain
cephalic

carcinoma

cystoscopy
pertaining to the head

cancerous tumor

procoss of visually examining the urinary bladder
hepat/o

neur/o

gynec/o
liver

nerve

woman, female
-itis
inflammation
pericardium
the membrane surrounding the heart
dia-

pro-

auto-
complete, thorough

before

self
hypoglycemia
condition of deficient (low) blood sugar in the blood
cephal/o
head
study of the stomach and intestines

study of the glands that secrete hormones
gastroenterology

endocrinology
study of urinary tract:

study of women and women's diseases:

study of blood:
urology

gynecology

hematology
subhepatic
pertaining to below the liver
epi-

endo-

retro-
above, upon

within

behind
hypodermic
pertaining to under the skin
anemia
blood condition of low numbers of erythrocytes or deficient hemoglobin in the red blood cells
dermatitis

arthroscopy

cytology
inflammation of the skin

process of visual examination of a joint

process of study of cells
-scopy

-opsy
process of visual examination

process of viewing
cerebral

biopsy

adenitis
pertaining to the cerebrum or largest part of the brain

process of viewing life (removal of living tissue and viewing it under a microscope)

inflammation of a gland
-al

-ic
pertaining to

neurectomy
removal of a nerve
-algia

-ion

-emia

-gram
pain

process

blood condition

record
a-, an-

hyper-

hypo-
no, not, without

excessive, above, more than normal

deficient, below, less than normal
psychosis

thrombocyte

renal

nephrectomy
abnormal condition of the mind

pertaining to the kidney

pertaining to the kidney

removal (excision) of the kidney

-gram
record
treatment of children

study of x-rays

study of the eyes
pediatrics

radiology

opthalmology
hypogastric
pertaining to below the stomach
-oma
tumor,mass
cytoscope
an instrument to visually examine the urinary bladder. The cytoscope is placed through the urethra into the bladder.
iatrogenic
pertaining to an adverse effect produced by treatment
erythr/o

enter/o

gastr/o
red

intestines
(usually small intestines)

stomach
opthalmoscopy

opthalmoscope

oncology

osteitis
process of visual examination of the eye

instrument to visually examine the eye

study of tumors
treatment of the mind

study of disease

study of the heart
psychiatry

pathology

cardiology
nephr/o

leuk/o

iatr/o
kidney

white

treatment
trans-

peri-

epi-
across, through

surrounding

out
bi/o
life
inflammation of the stomach

inflammation of the small intestine
gastritis

enteritis
derm/o
dermat/o
skin
bone

x-rays

clotting

tumor
oste/o

radi/o

thromb/o

onc/o
gnos/o

hemat/o

cis/o
knowledge

blood

to cut