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-ac
pertaining to
-ac, -iac
pretaining to
-al
pertaining to
-al
pretaining to
-algia
pain
-ar
pretaining to
-arche
beginning
-ary
pretaining to
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical removal of fluid
-coccus
berry-shaped bacterium
-cyesis
pregnancy
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-eal
pretaining to
-ectasis, -ectasia
streching, dialation, dilatation
-ectomy
excision, removal
-emia
blood condition
-emisis
vomiting
-er
one who
-genic
pertaining to producing, produced by or in
-genisis
condition of producing, forming
-gram
record
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-gravida
pregnancy
-ia
condition
-iac
pretaining to
-ic, ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ior
pretaining to
-ism
process
-ist
specialist
-it is
inflammation
-logy
study of
-lysis
breakdown, destruction, seperation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargment
-oid
resembling
-ole
little, small
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy
process of viewing
-ose
pretaining to, full of
-osis
condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
-ous
pretaining to
-parous
to bear, bring forth
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficency
-pepsia
digestion
-phobia
fear
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-poietin
substance that forms
-ptosis
drooping, sagging
-ptysis
spitting
-rrhage, rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-rrhphy
suture
-salpinx
uterine tube
-sclerosis
hardining
-scope
instrument to visually examine
-scopy
process of visually examining
-sis
state of
-spasm
sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-stenosis
tightining,stricture, narrowing
-stomy
opening to form a mouth
-therapy
treatment
-tic
pretaining to
-tocia
labor, birth
-tom o
to cut
-tomy
process of cutting, incision
-tresia
opening
-tripsy
to crush
-ule
little, small
-um, -ium
structure, tissue, thing
-uria
urinatin, urine condition
-version
act of turning
-y
process, condition
a-, an-
no, not, without
abdomin o
abdomen
acu o
sharp, severe, sudden
aden o
gland
adenexa uteri
fallopian tubes, ovaries, and supporting ligament
ADH
antidiuretic hormone; vasopressin
adip o
fat
agor a
marketplace
albumin o
albumin (a protien in the blood)
amni o
amnion (sac around embryo)
amnion
innermost membrane around the developing embryo
ana-
up
angi o
vessel
anter o
front
anterior
front
arc o
extremities, top, extreme point
areola
dark-pigmented area around the breast nipple
ARF
acute renal failure
arteri o
artery
arteriole
small artery
arthr o
joint
auto-
self
axill o
armpit
bacteri o
bacteria
bar o
weight
bartholin glands
small exocrine clands at the vaginal orifice
bi/o
life
BILI
bilirubin
blephar o
eyelid
bol o
to cast (throw)
bowmans capsule
cup-shaped capsule surrounding each glomerulus
bronch o
bronchial tubes
BUN
blood urea nitrogen
cali o, calic o
calyx
calyx, calix
cup-like collection reagion of the renal pelvis
CAPD
contunuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis
carcin o
cancerous, cancer
cardi o
heart
cata-
down
Cath
catheter, catherterization
CCPD
contunuous cycling perioneal dialysis
cephal/o
head
cerebr o
cerebrum
cervic o
neck (of body or uterus)
cervix
lower, neck like protion of the utereus
chem o
drug, cemical
chondr o
cartilage
chori o
chorion
chorion
outermost layer of the two membranes surrounding the embryo, is part of the placenta
chrom o
color
chron o
time
cis o
to cut
CKD
cronic kidney disease
CL(-)
cloride
clitoris
organ of sensitive erectile tissue anterior to the urinary meatus
coccyg o
coccyx
coitus
sex
col o
colon
colp o
vagina
cortex
outer region
crani o
skull
CRF
cronic kidney failure
crin o
secrete (to form and five off)
culd o
cul-de-sac
cyst o
urinary badder; a sac or a cyst
cyt o
cell
deep
away from the surface
derm o; dermat o
skin
dia-
thorough, complete
dips o
thirst
dist o
far, distant
distal
point of trunk of a structure farthest from where it attaches to body
dors o
back
dys-
painful
electr o
electricity
encephal o
brain
endo-
within
endometrium
inner mucous membrane lining the uterus
enter o
intestines (usually small)
epi-
above, upon
epigastric
upper middle reagon above the stomach
episi o
vulva
erythr o
red
ESRD
end-stage renal disease
ESWL
extraocoporeal shock wave lithotripsy
ex-
out
exo-
out
galact o
milk
gastr o
stomach
globin
protien
glomerul o
glomerulus (collection of capilaries)
gnos
knowledge
gon o
seed
gonads
organs in male/females that make gametes
granulocytes
eosinophils (eosin o = rosey); basophils (bas o = basic); neutrophils (phagocytes)
gynec o
woman, female
HCO (3-)
bicarbonate
HD
hemodialysis
hem o
blood
hemat o
blood
hepat o
liver
hilum
depression or pit in organ where blood and nerves enter and leave
hydro o
water, fluid
hyper-
excessive, about, more than normal
hypo-
deficient, below, under, less than normal
hypochondraic
upper rught and left regions beneath the ribs
hypogastric
lower middle region below the umbilical region
hyster o
uterus
iatr o
treatment
IC
interstitial cyctisitis
ili o
illum
in-
into, in
inferior; caudal
below an other structure
inguin o
groin
inguinal; iliac regions
lower right and left regions near the groin
inter-
between
intra
within
isch o
to hold back
IVP
intravenous pyelogram
K+
Potassium
kary o
nucleus
ket o; keton o
ketone bodies (ketoacids and acetone)
KUB
Kidney, ureter, and bladder
lact o
milk
lapar o
abdomen, abdominal wall
laryng o
larynx
later o
side
lateral
away from the middle
lei o
smooth
leuk o
white
list o
tissue
lith o
stone
lumb o
lower back
lumbar
middle right and left regions near the waist
lymph o
lymph
mamm o
breast
mast o
breast
meat o
meatus
meatus
opening or canal
medi o
middle
medial
middle or nearer the center plane
medulla
inner region
men o
menses, menstruration
meta-
change
metr o; metri o
uterus
micturition
urination; the act of voiding
mon o
one who
mononuclear leukocyte
Lymphocyte; monocyte
morph o
shape, form
muc o
mucus
multi-
many
my o
muscle
myel o
spinal cord, bone marrow
myom o
muscle tumor
Na+
sodium,
nat i
birth
necr o
death
nephr o
kidney
nephron
area in kidney where filtration takes place
neur o
nerve
neutr o
neutrophil ( a white blood cell)
noct i
night
nucle o
nucleus
nulli-
no, not, none
o o
egg
obster o
midwife
olgi o
scanty
omphal o
umbilicus
onc o
tumor
oophor o
ovary
ophthalm o
eye
oste o
bone
ot o
ear
ovari o
ovary
ovul o
egg
path o
disease
PD
perioneal dialysis
ped o
child
pelv o
hip, pelvic cavity
peri-
surrounding, around
perine o
perineum
peritone o
peritoneum
pH
per-Hydrogen (acidity/basicity)
phag o
to eat
phleb o
vein
phor o
to bear
PKU
phenyketouria
plas o
formation, development
pleur o
pleura
pneumon o
lungs
poly
many
posteri o
back, behind
posterior
back
pro-
before, forward
prone
laying on belly
proxim o
nearest
proximal
point of trunk of a structure closest to where it attaches to body
psych o
mind
pulmon o
lungs
py o
pus
pyel o
renal pelvis
radi o
x-rays
re-
back, backward, again
rect o
rectum
ren o
kidney
retro-
behind
rhin o
nose
sacr o
sacrum
salping o
fallopian tubes
sarc o
flesh
sect o
to cut
sp gr
specifig gravity
spin o
spine,
splen o
spleen
staphyl o
clusters
strept o
twisted chain
sub-
below, under
superficial
on surface
superior
above another structure
supine
laying on back
terat o
monster
thel o
nipple
thorac o
chest
thromb o
clot, clotting
thrombocyte
plateletes
tonsill o
tonsils
trache o
trachea, windpipe
trans-
through, across
trigon o
trigone (region of the bladder)
UA
urinalysis
umbilibal
central region near the navel
umbilic o
navel, umbilicus
ur o
urinary tract, urine
ureter o
ureter
urethr o
urethera
urin o
urine
uter o
uterus
UTI
urinary tract infection
vagin o
vagina
VCUG
voiding cystourethrogram
ven o
vein
ventr o
belly side of the body
vertebr o
vertebrae
vesic o
uniary bladder
viscer o
internal organs
vulv o
vulva