Chapter 2 Flashcards Preview

Medical Terminology_LM > Chapter 2 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (112):
1

-algia

pain

2

a-

without

3

-asthenia

weakness

4

-cele

protrusion

5

-dynia

pain

6

-cytosis

abnormal cell condition (too many)

7

-ectasis

dilated

8

-edema

swelling

9

-emesis

vomiting

10

-emia

blood condition

11

-ia

state, condition

12

-iasis

abnormal condition

13

-clasia

surgical breaking

14

-desis

surgical fusing

15

-ectomy

surgical removal

16

-ostomy

surgically create an opening

17

-otomy

cutting into

18

-pexy

surgical fixation

19

-plasty

surgical repair

20

-rrhaphy

suture

21

-tome

instrument to cut

22

-tripsy

surgical crushing

23

- centesis

puncture to withdraw fluid

24

- gram

record or picture

25

-graph

instrument for recording

26

-graphy

procress of recording

27

-manometer

instrument for measuring pressure

28

-itis

inflammation

29

-lith

stone

30

-lysis

to destroy

31

-lytic

destruction

32

-malacia

abnormal softening

33

-magaly

enlarged

34

-oma

tumor or mass

35

-osis

abnormal condition

36

-pathy

disease

37

-penia

too few

38

-phobia

fear

39

-plegia

paralysis

40

-ptosis

drooping

41

-rrhage

excessive, abnormal flow

42

-rrhagia

excessive, flow condition

43

-rrhea

discharge, flow

44

-rrhexis

rupture

45

-sclerosis

hardening

46

-spasm

involuntary muscle contraction

47

-ism

state of

48

-stasis

stopping

49

-stenosis

narrowing

50

-toxic

poison

51

-uria

urine condition

52

-meter

instrument for measuring

53

-metry

instrument for measuring

54

-scope

instrument for viewing

55

-scopy

process of visually examining

56

-cle

small

57

-cyesis

pregnancy

58

--cyte

cell

59

-derma

skin condition

60

-dipsia

thirst

61

-esthesia

feeling, sensation

62

-genic

producing

63

-globin

protein

64

-globulin

protein

65

-gravida

pregnancy

66

-kinesia

movement

67

-oid

resembling

68

-ole

small

69

-opia

vision

70

-opsy

view of

71

-osmia

sense of smell

72

-oxia

oxygen

73

-para

to bear (offspring)

74

--partum

childbirth

75

-pepsia

digestion

76

-phagia

eating, swallowing

77

-phil

attracted to

78

-phonia

voice

79

-plasia

formation of cells

80

-plasm

formation

81

-pnea

breathing

82

-poiesis

formation

83

-porosis

porous

84

-ptysis

splitting up, coughing up

85

-therapy

treatment

86

-thorax

chest

87

-trophic

development

88

-trophy

development

89

-ule

small

90

-er

one who

91

-iatric

medial speciality

92

-iatrist

physican

93

-iatry

treatment, medicine

94

-ician

specialist

95

-ist

specialist

96

-logist

one who studies

97

-logy

study of

98

-angi/o

vessel

99

-arteri/o

artery

100

arthr/o

joint

101

bronch/o

bronchus

102

col/o

colon

103

cyst/o

urinary bladder, sac

104

dermat/o

skin

105

gastr/o

stomach

106

hepat/o

liver

107

my/o

muscle

108

nephr/o

kidney

109

neur/o

nerve

110

rhin/o

nose

111

thorac/o

chest

112

trache/o

thrachea