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Acusis, -acusis, -acousis
Hearing
Algesi/o, alge-, algo-,
-algia
Pain
Audi/o
Hearing
Dia-
Across, through
Esthesi/o, -esthesia
Sensations
Kines/i
Movement, motion
Lith/o, -lith
Stone or calculus
Metr/o
Uterus, measurement
Muc/o, Myx/o
Mucus
Myc/o, mycet-, myces,-mycin
Fungus
Myring/o
Eardrum
Osm/o
Smell, odor, or osmosis
Ot/o
Ear
Hemi-
One-half
Para-
Beyond, beside, abnormal, involvement of two like parts
Presby-
OLD
Salping/o
trumpet, auditory tube, uterine or Fallopian tube
Stere/o
Solid, three-deminisions
Tinnitus
Noises in the ear (ringing, buzzing, roaring, etc.)
Tympan/o
Drum or middle ear
Vertigo
An illusion or movement, either of the external world revolving around the subject or the subject revolving (not faintness)
-Meter
instrument to measure
-metry
measuring
-odynia
Pain
-osmia
smell, odor
-phasia
Speech
-plegia
Paralysis, stroke
-taxia, -taxis, -taxy
Arrangement, order
Diapedesis
Passage of blood cells through unruptured vessel wall into the tissues
Audiology; Otology
Science of hearing and diseases of the ears
Algesimeter (Algesiometer)
An instrument used in measuring the sensitiveness to pain.
Myalgia
Pain in the muscle
Lithotomy
Incision of a duct or organ, especially the bladder, for removal of a calculus (stone).
Kinesia
Any form of motion sickness.
Anesthesia
Loss of sensation
Mycosis
Any disease induced by a fungus
Mucoenteritis
Inflammation of the intestinal mucous membrane
Myxoma
A tumor composed of mucous tissue
Endometrium
Inner lining of the uterus.
Hypermetia
Condition in which voluntary movements overreach their goal
Otitis
Inflammation of the ear
Osmometer
Instrument for testing sense of smell. Instrument for measuring osmosis
Myringoscope
Instrument for examining the eardrum
Presbyopia
Condition of vision in the aged involving loss of accommodation
Paravertebral
Along-side or near the vertebral column
Hemisphere
Half of any spherical structure; lateral half of cerebrum or cerebellum
Astereognosis
Inability to ascertain the form or shape of objects by feeling them
Salpingotomy
Operation of cutting into the uterine tube
Thermometer
Instrument for measuring temperature
Tympanitis
Inflammation of the middle ear; otitis media
Anosmia
Lack of sense of smell
Cardiodynia
Pain in the heart; cardialgia
Craniometry
Measurement of the skull and its topography
Ataxia
Incoordination of muscular action
Hemiplegia
Paralysis of one side of the body
Aphasia
A weakening or loss of faculty of transmission of ideas by language in any form.
Hyperacusis
Abnormal acuteness of hearing
Analgesia
Loss of sensibility to pain (designating particularly the relief of pain without loss of consciousness).
Anesthesia
Partial or complete loss of sensation, with or without loss of consciousness)
Aphasia
A lack of ability to express ideas by language in any form (speech, writing, or signs) or failure to comprehend spoken or written language due to brain abnormality
Ataxia
Lack of muscular coordination
Cardioplegic
Relating to paralysis of the heart or an elective stopping of heart activity temporarily
Endometriosis
A condition marked by tissue resembling the lining of the uterus, the endometrium, located in abnormal places in the abdominal cavity.
Hemiplegia
Paralysis of one side of the body
Hyperesthesia
Excessive sensibility to touch, pain or other sensory stimuli.
Isometric
Having equal dimensions. In reference to muscular contractions, a contraction in which tension is developed by shortening does not occur.
kinesthesia
the sense by which muscular motion, weight, and body position are perceived.
Myometrium
the muscular layer of the wall of the uterus
Otitis
Inflammation of the ear
Otomycosis
Fungus infection of the external canal of the ear
Paraplegic
Pertaining to paralysis of both legs and ususally, the lower portion of the trunk
Parenteral
Injection or introduction into the body by any route other than the alimentary canal.
Paresthesia
Abnormal sensation without objective cause, such as numbness, tingling, or burning
Presbyacusis
A progressive loss of hearing due to advancing age
Somesthesia, Somatoesthesia
Sensibility to bodily sensations, consciousness of the body
Synesthesia
A secondary sensation from a stimulus addition to the one appropriate for the stimulus, either a subjective sensation or different character (modality) or different location
Tympanic
Pertaining to the middle ear cavity; tympanum. Resonant,bell-like
Tympanoplasty
Surgical correction or restoration of the hearing mechanism of the middle ear
Dysmetria
the inability to stop a muscular movement at the desired point or control the range of movement.