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Q

bronch-

A

Related to the BRONCHI

2
Q

carcin-

A

cancer

carcinoma

3
Q

cardi-

A

heart

cardiomegaly

4
Q

cyto-

A

cell

cytoplasm

5
Q

derma-

A

skin

dermatitis

6
Q

enter-

A

small intestine

gastroenteritis

7
Q

gastr-

A

stomach

gastritis

8
Q

gyne-

A

female

gynecology

9
Q

hema-

A

blood

hematoma

10
Q

hydr-

A

water

hydrostatic pressure

11
Q

hepat-

A

liver

hepatitis

12
Q

necr-

A

death

necrophagy

13
Q

neur-

A

nerve (or brain)

neurosis; neuropathy

14
Q

nas-

A

nose

15
Q

or-

A

mouth

oral; OPA

16
Q

path-

A

disease

pathology

17
Q

pneumo-

A

lungs (breathing, respiration)

pneumonia; pneumothorax

18
Q

somat-

A

body

somatic

19
Q

nulli-

A

none

nullipara == not given birth

20
Q

hemi-

A

half

hemithorax

21
Q

semi-

A

partial

22
Q

uni-

A

one

unilateral

23
Q

mono-

A

one

24
Q

bi-

A

two

25
Q

tri-

A

three

26
Q

tetra-

A

four

27
Q

quad

A

four

28
Q

poly-

A

many

29
Q

multi-

A

many

30
Q

a-

A

without

afebrile

31
Q

an-

A

without

anuria

32
Q

ab-

A

away

abduction

33
Q

ad-

A

towards

adduction

34
Q

ante-

A

before

antemortem

35
Q

brady-

A

slow

bradycardia

36
Q

con-

A

with or together

congenital

37
Q

contra-

A

against

contraindications

38
Q

dys-

A

painful or difficult

dyspnea

39
Q

epi-

A

above or upon

epigastric

40
Q

eu-

A

normal

eupnea; euglycemic clamp

41
Q

hyper-

A

above or over

hypertonic

42
Q

hypo-

A

under or below

hypotonic

43
Q

inter-

A

between

intercostal

44
Q

intra-

A

within

intraocular

45
Q

macro-

A

large

macroscopic

46
Q

micro-

A

small

microvasculature

47
Q

neo-

A

new

neoplasm

48
Q

para-

A

equal, alongside, pair

paranasal

49
Q

per-

A

through

percutaneous

50
Q

peri-

A

around

periumbilical

51
Q

post-

A

after

postoperative

52
Q

pre-

A

before

preoperative

53
Q

pseudo-

A

false

pseudomembrane

54
Q

retro-

A

backward, behind

retrosternal

55
Q

sub-

A

below, under

subcutaneous

56
Q

super- / supra-

A

above, over

supraventricular

57
Q

tachy-

A

fast

tachypnea

58
Q
  • ac
  • al
  • an
A

pertaining to

(cardiac
spinal )

59
Q

-algia

A

pain

athralgia

60
Q

-cise

A

cut

excise

61
Q

-cyte

A

cell

lymphocyte

62
Q

-ectasis

A

dilation

(atelectasis = a complete or partial collapse of the entire lung or area (lobe) of the lung. It occurs when the tiny air sacs (alveoli) within the lung become deflated or possibly filled with alveolar fluid. Atelectasis is one of the most common breathing (respiratory) complications after surgery.)

63
Q

-ectomy

A

removal of

pulmonectomy

64
Q

-emesis

A

vomit

hematemesis

65
Q

-genic

A

produces, produced by

carcinogenic, cardiogenic shock

66
Q

-gram

A

picture or recording

ECG

67
Q

-graph

A

instrument for recording

(telegraph makes a telegram)

(electrocardiograph)

68
Q

-graphy

A

process of recording

capnography

69
Q

-ia

A

state, condition

tachycardia

70
Q

-ist

A

person who does, practices

dentist

71
Q

-itis

A

inflammation

pericarditis

72
Q

-lysis

A

breakdown, destruction

lipolysis

73
Q

-megaly

A

enlargement

splenomegaly

74
Q

-meter

A

instrument for measuring

thermometer

75
Q

-metry

A

process of measuring

oximetry

76
Q

-ology

A

study of

77
Q

-osis

A

(abnormal) condition

cyanosis

78
Q

-ostomy

A

cutting into

tracheostomy

79
Q

-pathy

A

disease

cardiopathy

80
Q

-plegia

A

paralysis or stroke

quadriplegia

81
Q

-pnea

A

breathing, breath

dyspnea

82
Q

-rrhage

A

excessive or abnormal flow

hemorrhage

83
Q

-rrhea

A

discharge or flow

rhinorrhea

84
Q

-sclerosis

A

hardening

arteriosclerosis

85
Q

-scope

A

instrument for viewing

laryngoscope

86
Q

-scopy

A

process of viewing

otoscopy

87
Q

-stenosis

A

narrowing, blockage

arterial stenosis