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Neurology
the study of the nervous system (neur/o/logy)
Poliomyelitis
an acute infectious virus disease caused by the polio virus (pol/o/myel/itis)
Colpoplasty
the fixation of the prolapsed vagina (colpo/pexy)
Oophoropexy
fixation of an ovary
(oophor/o/pexy)
Stomatalgia
pain in the mouth (stomat/algia)
amniocentesis

(amni/o/centesis)
procedure of inserting a needle into the abdominal wall to examine the fetal chromosomes for abnormality
Oliguria
reduced excretion of urine
(olig/uria)
Anuria
not producing urine (An/uria)
ectopic pregnancy
implantation of the egg outside the uterus
periodontal (adj.)
around or near the teeth
(peri/odont/al)
Gynecopathy
disease particular to women
(gynec/o/pathy)
Hematuria
blood in the urine (hemat/uria)
Sublingual, Hypoglossal
under the tongue (sub/lingu/al)
(hypo/gloss/al)
Neurolysis
destruction of nerve tissue
(neur/o/lysis)
Hysterogram
x-ray picture of the uterus
(hyster/o/gram)
Nephromegally
enlargement of a kidney
(Nephr/o/megaly)
Endometrium
inner lining of the uterus
(endo/metr/ium)
Dysmenorrhea
pain associated with menstruation (dys/meno/rrhea)
Pyogenic
the formation of pus (py/o/genic)
Dysphagia
difficulty or pain swallowing
(dys/phagia)
What removed in a Salpingo-oophorectomy?
the removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries
(salping/o-oophor/ectomy)
Choledocholithiasis
stone in the bile duct
(choledoch/o/lithiasis)
Gastrectomy
the removal of the stomach
(gastr/ectomy)
Gastrorrhagia
a stomach hemorrhage
(gastr/o/rrhagia)
Ooblast
an embryonic egg (o/o/blast)
Incompetent
a patient who lacks full mental ability
mastitis
the inflammation of breast tissue (mast/itis)
Salpingitis
inflammation of the fallopian tube (salping/itis)
duodenal ulcer
an ulcer which is located in the duodenum or first part of the small intestine
(duoden/al)
metritis
an inflammation of the uterus
(metr/itis)
abbreviation LMP
last menstrual period
Nephrolithiasis
condition that involves having a kidney stone
(nephr/o/lith/iasis)
Postpartum
treatment of the mother following the delivery
(post/partum)
Enterocele
an intestinal hernia
(enter/o/cele)
Hemiplegia
half paralysis (hemi/plegia)
Hematochezia
the passage of bright, fresh, red blood from the rectum (hemat/o/chezia)
Dentoid
resembling a tooth
(dent/oid)
dentalgia
pain in the tooth
(dent/algia)
stomatitis
inflammation of the mouth
(stomat/itis)
ischemic attack
temporary interruption of blood flow to an organ or tissue (isch/emic)
Cystorrhagia
hemorrhage from the bladder
(cyst/o/rrhagia)
oophor/o
egg bearing
Glossitis
inflammation of the tongue
(gloss/itis)
Aphasia
person who is unable to speak
(a/phasia)
paracystitis
an inflammation near the bladder (para/cyst/itis)
gastroenteritis
inflammation of the stomach and intestine (gastr/o/enter/itis)
Encephalotomy
the surgical dissection of the brain (encephal/o/tomy)
Hydrocephalus

(hydr/o/cephal/o/us)
an abnormal increase in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranial cavity;enlarged cerebral,etc
Esophagogastric
something that affected both the esophagus and the stomach
(esophag/o/gastr/ic)
Primigravida
a woman who is pregnant with her first child (primi/gravida)
Anastomosis
surgical connection between tubular structures (ana/stom/osis)
Meninges
a three-layered membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord
Mammoplasty
surgical repair of the breast
(mamm/o/plasty)
stomat/o, or/o
mouth
Proct/o
rectum
Hyster/o
uterus
Oogenesis
formation and development of the ovum (o/o/genesis)
sial/o
salvia salivary
nephr/o
kidney
-tripsy
to crush
colp/o
vagina
culd/o
cul-de-sac
episi/o
vulva
metr/o, metri/o
uterus
cerebr/o
cerebrum
dur/o
dura matter
mening/o, meningi/o
membranes meninges
-phasia
speech