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ankyl/o
bent, crooked, stiff, fused, fixed, closed
aort/o
aorta
colp/o
vagina
cry/o
cold
cutane/o
skin
dors/i, dors/o
back, back portion, toward the back
episi/o
vulva
fasci/o
fascia
hepat/o
liver
herni/o
hernia, rupture, protrusion of a part of structure through the tissues containing it
hits/o, histi/o
tissue, especially connective tissue
hyster/o
utuerus, womb
ile/o
ileum, groin, longest portion of the small intestine
ili/o
ilium, the broad portion of the hip bone
inguin/o
goin
lapar/o
loins (less properly, the abdomen in general)
lith/o
stone, calculus, calcification
mes/o
1. middle, mean, intermediacy
2. mesentery or mesentery-like structure
necr/o
death, necrosis
oment/o
omentum
omphal/o
the umbilicus, the navel
oophor/o
ovary
orchid/o, orchi/o
testes
osse/o
bone, bony
pancre/o, pancreat/o, pancreatic/o
pancreas
pertione/o
peritoneum
steat/o
fat
treache/o
trachea
vesic/o, vesicul/o
vesica, vesicle (L. bladder)
viscer/o
the viscera (L. internal organs)
acromi/o - clavicul/o - ar
acromioclavicular
acromion - clavicle - pertaining to, relating to
relating to the acromion and the clavicle; denoting the articulation and ligaments between the clavicle and the acromion of the scapula
aden/o - my/o - oma
adenomyoma
gland, glandular - muscle - tumor, neoplasm
a benign neoplasm of muscle (usually smooth muslce) with glandular elements; occurs most frequently in uterus and uterine ligaments
a - febrile
afebrile
without - fever
without fever, denoting apyrexia; having a normal body temperature
amni/o - centesis
amniocentesis
amnion (amniotic sac) - puncture
transabdominal aspiration of fluid from the amniotic sac
angi/o - neur/o - ectomy
angioneurectomy
vessel - nerve - excision, removal
excision of the vessels and nerves of a part
appendic/o - al
appediceal
appendix - pertaining to, relating to
relating to an appendix
celi/o - tomy
celiotomy
abdomen - inicision, operation with cutting
transabdominal incision into the peritoneal cavity
chol/e - cyst
cholecyst
bile - bladder, cyst, cystic duct
a pear-shaped receptacle on the inferior surface of the liver, in a hollow between the right lobe and the quadrate lobe; it serves as a storage reservoir for bile
chol/e - cyst/o - itis
cholecystitis
bile - bladder, cyst, cystic duct - inflammation
inflammation of the gallbladder
colp - ectomy
colpectomy
vagina - removal of anatomical structure
exicision of the vagina or a segment thereof
colp/o - cyst/o - ureter/o - tomy
colpocystoureterotomy
vagina - bladder - ureter - incision, a cutting operation
incision into the ureter by way of the vagina and the bladder
core/o - plasty
coreoplasty
pupil - forming, plastic repair
the procedure to correct a misshapen, miotic, or occluded pupil
cry/o - scope
cryoscope
cold - instrument for viewing
an instrument for measuring the freezing point
cyst/o - pan - end/o - scopy
cystopanendoscopy
bladder - all, entire - within, inner - use of a viewing instrument
inspection of the interior of the bladder and urethra by means of specially designed endoscopes introduced in retrograde fashion through the urethra and into the bladder
disc - ectomy
discetomy
disk, disk-shaped - removal of an anatomic structure
excision, in part or whole, of an invertebral disk
epi- gastr/o - ium
epigastrium
upon, following, subsequent to - stomach, abdomen - structure, tissue
the region of the abdomen located between the costal margins and the subcostal plane
episi/o - tomy
episiotomy
vulva - incision, a cutting operation
surgical incision of the vulva to prevent laceration at the time of delivery or to faciliate vaginal surgery
esophag/o - gastr/o - duoden/o - scopy
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
esophageal - stomach, abdomen - duodenum - use of a viewing instrument
endoscopic examination of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, susually performed using a fiberoptic instrument
gastr/o - enter/o - col/o - itis
gastroenterocolitis
stomach, abdomen - intestine, colon - inflammation
inflammatory disease involving the stomach and intestines
gastr/o - pexy
gastropexy
stomach - surgical fixation
attachment of the stomach ot the abdominal wall or diaphragm
hyp/o - derm/o - clysis
hypodermoclysis
under, less than - skin - infusion of fluid, injection, enema
subuctaneous injection of saline or other solution
iatr/o - gen/o - ic
iatrogenic
physicians, medicine, treatment - being born - pertaining to, relating to
denoting response to medical or surgical treatment, induced by the treatment itself; usually used for unfavorable responses
ile/o - sigmoid/o - ostomy
ileosigmoidostomy
ilium - s-shaped, sigmoid colon - an opening (surgical or artificial)
anastomosis between the ileum and the rectum
kerat/o - plasty
keratoplasty
cornea - forming, plastic repair
any surgical modification of the cornea; the removal of a portion of the cornea containing an opacity and the insertion in its place of a piece of cornea of the same size and shape removed from elsewhere
lith/o - tripsy
lithotripsy
stone - rubbing, crushing
the crushing of a stone in the renal pelvis, ureter, or bladder, by mechanical force or focused sound energy
my/o - rrhaphy
myorrhaphy
muscle - surgical suturing
suture of a muscle
myring/o - tomy
myringotomy
tympanic membrane, eardrum - incsion, operating with cutting
incision of the tympanic membrane
oophor/o - slaping/o - ectomy
oophorosalpingectomy
ovary - uterine tube - removal of an anatomical structure
operative removal of an ovary and teh corresponding oviduct
orchi/o - plasty
orchioplasty
testes - forming, plastic repair
surgical reconstruction of the testis
proct/o - logy
proctology
anus and rectum - study of
surgical specialty concerned with the anus and rectum and their diseases
salping/o - oophor/o - ectomy
salpingo-oophorectomy
tube - ovary - removal of anatomic structure
removal of the ovary and its fallopian tube
ten/o - synov/o - ectomy
tenosynovectomy
tendon - synovium - removal of
excision of a tendon sheath
thorac/o - tomy
thoracotomy
chest - incision, a cutting operation
incision through the chest wall into the pleural space
vag/o - lysis
vagolysis
vagus nerve - to loosen
surgical destruction of the vagus nerve