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Extra crani al

Pertaining to outside of skull

What is computed tomography. (CT)?

CT scan


3dimensionam image of the body


Radiology

Infusion therapy

Procedure delivers fluids directly into vein to treat various disorders

-poiesis

Formation


Or


Production

Curettage

Spoon shaped instrument used to scrap body cavity

Tachy

Rapid

Tachycardia

Rapid heartbeat

-ology

Study of________

Hema

Blood

Hematology

Study of blood

Sigmoidoscopy

Visual exam of the sigma colon

-meguly

Enlargement

-trophy

Development


Nourishment

Phlebostenosis

Narrowing of vein

Steps defining medical words

Last part of word. Suffix


First part of word. Prefix/word root/combining form



Middle of word

Root word

Main part of word

Combining form links multiple roots to each other

True

Combining form links a suffix that begins with a consonant

True

Splen. O

Spleen

Hyster O

Uterus

Enter

Intestine

Neur

Nerves

Ot

Ear

Gastr ectomy

Excision of stomach

Cholangi

Bile vessel

Cholemia

Condition caused by presence of excess bile in the blood

Pn at beginning of word

Prounce N only



Pneumonia

(Pn ) middle of word

P is pronounced

( I) at end of word

Pronounced like. (Eye)

Inter

Between

Hypo

Under


Below


Different

Epi

Above


Upon

Retro


Behind


Backwards

Intra

In


Within

Dia

Through


Go across



Dia rrhea

Heter

Different

Retro version

Tipping of organ

Hypo dermic

Pertaining to under the skin

Pre natal

Before birth

Sub nasal

Pertaining to under the nose

Post operative

After surgery

Inter cost al

Pertaining to between the ribs

Cost

Ribs

Cyesis

Pregnancy

Pseudo cyesis

False pregnancy

Period don't al

Pertaining to around the teeth

Ectogenous

Pertaining to an origin outside of the body

Supra ten al

Pertaining to above the kidney

Hemi-

One half

Hemi plegia

Paralysis of one half

Quadr plegia

Paralysis of four limbs

Macro cyte

Large cell

Pepsia

Digestion

Days pepsia

Difficult digestion

Heater. O. Graft

Tissue transplant from different person

Pan arthr itis

Inflammation of all joints

Anti

Agsinst

Anti bacterial

Against bacteria

Mal

Bad

Mal nutrition

Poor. Bad


Nutrition

A mast. Ia

Without breast

Amastia

Without breast

Contra ception

Against conception

Syn dactyl ism

Condition of fused fingers and toes

Hom o graft

Tissue transplant from same species (person)

Dust. Ocia

Difficult childbirth

Scope

Instrument for examining

-scopy

Visual examination

-graph

Instrument for recording

+graphy

Process of recordinfy

-meter

Instrument for measuring

-metry

Act of measuring

-gram

Record of

-algia.


-dynia

Pain

-gen


-genesis

Forming


Origin


Producing

-edema

Swelling

-lith

Stone


Calculus

-osis

Abnormal conditions


Used mainly with blood cells

-spasm

Involuntary contraction


Twitching

-pathy

Disease

-stenosis

Narrowing stricture

-rrhea

Discharge flow

-plegia

Paralysis

-,ectasis

Dilation


Expansion

Noun suffixes

-ician


-ist

Noun suffix


Conditions

-esis


-is


-ism. Conditions

-ac


Al



Ary


-ic


ArAry-ic-ile-ous


ArAry-ic-ile-ous


Ary-ic-ile-ous


-ile


-ic-ile-ous


-ous

Pertaining to

-iatry

Medicine treatment

Malacia

Softening

-edema

Swelling

-epi

Above

Epi gastr ic

Above the stomach

Inter cost al

Between the ribs

Pre Nat al

Before birth

Sub has al

Below under the nose

Adhesion

Abnormal fibrous band binding tissues that are normally separated

Morbid

Diseased unhealthy

Electrocardiography

Recording of electrical impulses generated in the heart

Spirometry

Pulmonary function test

Anastomosis

Surgical joining of two ducts vessels or bowel segments


Flow one to another

Biopsy

Removal of sample for evaluation

PET

Position emission tomography

Bronchi. O scope

Instrument for examining the bronchi

Ultra son o graphy

Process of recording images beyond sound

Trans abdominal al

Pertaining to through the abdomen

Hemat. O logy

Study of blood

Therm o meter

Instrument for measuring heat

Caud o

Tail

Proxim o

Near nearest

Cephal o

Head

Eti

Cause

-pathy

Disease

-graphy

Process of recording

-graph

Instrument for recording

Hetero-

Different

Eti ology

Study of cause of a disease

Prognosis

Prediction of


Course of disease


Probable outcome

Diagnosis

Establishing


Cause and nature of disease

Gangrene

Death and decay


Of soft. Tissue


Caused by circulatory trauma


Or infection

Hernia

Protrusion of any organ

Myc-

Fungus

-osis

Abnormal condition

Mycosis

Fungal infection

Peritonotis

Inflammation of the peritoneum


Membrane that surrounds abdominal cavity

Cauterize

Destruction of tissue by electricity freezing heat or corrosive chemicals

Anatomical position

Body position


Planes of the body

Imaginary flat surface divides body into two sections

Midsagittal

Median body plane

Coronal

Frontal body plane

Transverse

Horizontal body plane

Body cavities

Dorsal. Posterior


Ventral anterior

Anatomical division


Of midsagittal median

Right and left halves

Anatomical division


Of coronal. Frontal

Anterior. Ventral


And posterior. Dorsal aspects

Anatomical division


Transverse

Superior upper and


Inferior lower aspects

Body cavities

Dorsal


Ventral

Body cavities

Dorsal


Ventral