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Glossary of medical terminology 1 & 2

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suffix
er
ist
ism
ity



one who
specialist
condition
quality


cyano
cyanosis
cyanotic

blueness
condition of blueness
adjitive of cyanosis

acro
acrodermatitis
acromegaly



extremeties
inflamation of the skin of the extremeties
enlarged extremeties

acro
acrodermatitis
acromegaly

extremeties
inflammation of the skin of the extremeties
enlargement of the extremeties



verb

ed
ing


action word

past tense
present tense


dermatitis
dermatology
inflammation of the skin
specializing in skin
adjective
anemic
mucous
duodenal


part of speach that modifies noun
adjective of anemia
adjective of mucus
adjective of doudenum


cytometer
micrometer
thermometer

insturment to measure cell
instrument to measure small things
instrument to measure temp

microbe
microscope
microsurgery

small organism
instrument to measure small things
delicate surgery performed using microscope



singular noun
appendix
bacillus
bacterium
larynx
vertebra

whats the plural






appendice
bacilli
bacteria
larynges
vertebrae



practioner
radiographer
one who practices
one who makes images using xrays
adeno
lympho
lymphadenopathy

gland combining term
lymph combining term (fluid)
disease of the lymph glands

compound word
chickenpox
microfilm
brainstem



varicella virus infection
film that in condensed to make smaller
posterior base of brain


inflammation
contraction
redness, swelling, pain, heat
shortning or condensing of a body part
injection
injected
injectable

using a needle to put in
past tense
able to be injected

gastric
gastroduodenoscopy
gastroduodenostomy

stomach
looking into stomach
making new opening in stomach



electro
electrocardiography
electrocardiograph

electricity
making an image of heart using electricty
insturment used to make electrocardiogram

jandice
xanthemia
yellowing of the skin due to high bilirubin
yellowing of the blood and skin due to high carotene levels
-itis
-ectomy
-ostomy
-pathy


inflammation
cut out
make new incision
disease of

all suffixes




erythema
erythremia
erythroderma

condition of redness
too many red blood cells
condition of redness of skin

inflammation
inflamed
inflammatory

redness, swelling, heat, pain
past tense
something that causes inflammation

blastocyte
cytology
cytometry

immature cell
study of cells
counting of cells

eitology
diagnosis
study of origin of disease

indetification of disease through signs and symptoms

mania
magalomania
condition of madness
abnormally large image of ones self to madness
cardio
cardiologist
cardiomegaly

heart
physician heart specialist
enlargement of heart

gastralgia
gastromegaly
gastroduodenostomy

stomach pain
enlarged stomach
making an new opening in stomach

melanocyte
melanoblast
melanoderma

pigmented cell
immature pigmented cell
pigmented skin

dermo
dermato
dermatome
dermatology


skin
skin
instrument used to cut thin slices of skin
study of skin


histoblast
histology
histologist

immature tissue
study of tissue
doctor of tissue study

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