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Glossary of medical words

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clavic
clavicle (collarbone)
scoli
crooked-curved
cata-
down
contra-
against
dia-
complete - thorough
eu-
normal-good
ab-
from - away from
ex-
outside-outward
ten
tendon
hemi-
half
in-
in-into-not
infra-
under-below
mal-
bad
meta-
after-beyond-change
multi-
many
vulv
vulva
pan-
all-total
poly-
many-much
pro-
before
retro-
back-behind
sub-
under-below
supra-
above
tetra-
four
tri-
three
uni-
one
an-
without - absence of
-eal
pertaining to
-ial
pertaining to
-agra
excessive pain
-algia
pain
-ase
enzyme
-atresia
absence of a normal body opening-occlusion-closure
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
-cidal
killing
-clasia
break
-oid
resembling
-ology
study of
-opia
vision (condition)
-phobia
abnormal fear of-aversion to specific objects-things
-phonia
sound-voice
-phoria
feeling
-plasia
formation-deveopment-growth
-plasty
plastic-surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
-porosis
passage
-praxia
in front of-before
-salpinx
fallopian tube
-schisis
spit-fissure
-scopy
visual examination
-sepsis
infection
caud
tail-toward the lower part of the body
-spasm
sudden involuntary muscle contraction
-stalsis
contraction
-tome
instrument used to cut
-ule
little
abdomin
abdomen
-ectopia
displacement
splen
spleen
tend
tendon
acanth
torny-spiny
acou
hearing
actin
ray-radius
adenoid
adenoids
adrenal
adrenal gland
adren
adrenal gland
aer
air-gas
algesi
pain
alveol
alveolus
amni
amnion
amnion
amnion
andr
male
angi
vessel
ankyl
crooked-stiff-bent
antr
antrum
aort
aorta
aponeur
aponeurosis
arche
first-beginning
arteriol
arteriole (small artery)
articul
joint
aatel
imperfect-incomplete
ather
yellowish-fatty plaque
atri
antrium
aur
ear
aut
self
axill
armpit
bacteri
bacteria
bi
life
bil
bile
blast
developing cell
brachi
arm
carcin
cancer
cec
cecum
cerebell
cerebellum
cervic
cervix
chir
hand
cholangi
bile duct
choledoch
common bile duct
chondr
cartilage
chrom
color
col
colon
chori
chorion
coni
dust
conjunctiv
conjunctiva
core
pupil
clavicul
clavicle (collarbone)
coron
heart
cortic
cortex (outer layer of body organ)
cor
pupil
crani
cranium (skull)
cry
cold
culd
culdesac
cyan
blue
cyes
pregnancy
cyt
cell
dent
tooth
dermat
skin
dextr
right
diaphor
sweat
dips
thirst
diverticul
diverticulum
dors
back (of the body)
dur
hard-dura mater
ech
sound
electr
electricity-electrical activity
encephal
brain
epiglott
epiglottis
episi
vulva
epitheli
epithelium
esophag
esophagus
faci
face
fibr
fibrous tissue-fibers
gangli
ganglion
gastr
stomach
gingiv
gum
gnath
jaw
gon
seed
gynec
woman
gyn
woman
hepat
liver
heter
other
hidr
sweat
hist
tissue
humer
humerus (upper arm bone)
hydr
water
hypn
sleep
hyster
uterus
ili
ilium
irid
iris
ischi
ischium
isch
deficiency-blockage
jejun
jejunum
kary
nucleus
kerat
horny tissue-hard
kin
movement
labyrinth
labyrinth
lact
milk
lamin
lamina (thin-flat plate-layer)
lapar
abdomen
laryng
larynx
lei
smooth
leuk
white
lith
stone-calculus
lob
lobe
lymph
lymph
mastoid
mastoid
maxill
maxilla (upper jawbone)
melan
black
men
menstruation
metr
uterus
onc
tumor
morph
form-shape
muc
mucus
myc
fungus
myelon
bone marrow
myring
eardrum
my
muscle
necr
death (cells-body)
neur
nerve
nyct
night
ocul
eye
olig
scanty-few
omphal
umbilicu-navel
onych
nail
oophor
ovary
ophthalm
eye
orchid
testis-testicle
-iatry
physician-treatment
organ
organ
orth
straight
oste
bone
ot
ear
pachy
thick
pancreat
pancreas
papill
nipple
path
disease
cerumin
cerumen (earwax)
pector
chest
pelv
pelvis-pelvic bone
perine
perineum
phac
lens of the eye
phak
lens of the eye
phas
speech
phot
light
plasm
plasma
pneumat
lung-air
pneumon
lung-air
poikil
varied-irregular
poster
back (of body)
-sclerosis
hardening
proct
rectum
pseud
fake-false
ppulmon
lung
pylor
pylorus (pyloric sphincter)
quadr
four
radicul
nerve root
ren
kidney
rhiz
nerve root
spondyl
vertebra-spinal-vertebral column
strept
twisted chains
trachel
neck-necklike
urethr
urethra
uter
uterus
vagin
vagina
chol
gall-bile
cheil
lip
system
system
dynam
power or strength
blephar
eyelid
dipl
two-double
colp
vagina
diaphragmat
diaphragm
cost
rib
crypt
hidden
corne
cornea
cutane
skin
gravid
pregnancy
cyst
bladder-sac
derm
skin
dactyl
fingers or toes
dacry
tear-tear duct
-physis
growth
disk
intervertebral disk
duoden
duodenum
-sarcoma
malignant tumor
-poiesis
formation
de-
from - down from - lack of

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