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Word Root

The Core meaning of  a term

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suffix

added to end: procedures, conditions, or disease

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Prefix

added to begining. time, position, number, or negation. 

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intra-

Within or inside

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sub-

below, under

 

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arthr/o

joint

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hepat/o

liver

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oste/o

bone

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ven/o

vein

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-algia

pain

arthralgia-joint pain

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-centesis 

surgiacal puncture to remove fluid

adominocentesis-removing fluid from adomin

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-cyte

 

cell

leukocyte-white cells

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-dynia

pain

athrodynia-joint pain

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-ectomy

surgical removal

tonselectomy- tonsel removal

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-emia

blood conditions

hypoglycemia-low blood sugar

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-gram, -graph

record, x-ray, picture

sonogram-sound picture

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-graphy

processing of recording picture or records

sonography

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-itis

inflammation

hepatitis-inflammation of liver

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-malacia

abnormal softening

osteomalacia-softening of bones

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-megaly

enlargement

cardiomegaly-large heart

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-meter

instrument used to measure

thermometer

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-oid

like, resembling

neuroid- resembing a never

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-ologist

specialist

psychologist-mind and emotion

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-ology

study of

pyschology

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-oma

tumor

sarcoma-ligment tumor

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-osis

abnormal condition

psychosis-abnormal mind

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-ostomy

creating an artificial opening

colostomy-waste  opening

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-otomy

surgical incision

colotomy-surgical incision on colon

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-pathy

disease

cardiopathy-heart disease

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-phobia

abnormal fear of specific  things

pyrophobia-fear of fire

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-ptosis

drooping,sagging, prolapse

nephroptosis

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-rrhagia, --rrhage

abnormal flow or discharge(blood)

hemorrhage

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-rrhaphy

suturing

myorrhaphy-stitches

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-rrhea

abnormal flow of discharge(not blood)

diarrhea

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rrhexis

rupture

myorrhexis-muscle rupture

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-scope

instrument used for visual examinatoin

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-sclerosis

abnormal hardening

arteriosclerosis-hardening of arteries

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-scopy

visual examination

colonscopy

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-stasis

stop,control

hemostasis- stop or controlled bleeding

 

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-stenosis

abnormal narrowing

arteriostenosis-narrowing of arteries

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__

A

before

 

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___

C

with

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___

P

after

 

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___

S

without

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DX

diagnosis

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HX 

history

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Rx

take/prescribe

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TX

treatment

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C

 

celsius

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F

fahrenheit

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c/o 

complains of

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CC

chief complaint

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D/c

Discontunue (discharge)

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H&P

History and Physical

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PE

physcial exam

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PT

patient

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R/o 

rule out

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DOB

date of birth

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y/o

years old

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yr

year

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ft

feet

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h., hr

hour

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in

inches

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min

minutes

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►(triangle)

change

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colors

 

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Chrom/o

colors

 

 

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chlor/o

Green

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cyan/o

blue

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erythro

red

 

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leuk/o

white

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poll/i

gray

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melan/o

black

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xanth/o

yellow

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aden/o

galnd

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cyt/o

cells

 

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epitheli/o

epithelium

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hist/o

tissue

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lip/o

fat

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my/o

muscle

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viser/o

internal organs

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system/o

system

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neur/o

nerve

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-pathy

disease

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cancer/o

carcin/o

cancer

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eti/o

cause of diseases

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sarc/o

flesh or connective tissue

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onc/o

tumor

 

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rhabd/o

rod shaped striated

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lei/o

smooth

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