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Glossary of Medical Terminology Ch 5

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Anesthesiology
Administration of agents capable of bringing about a loss of sensation
Dermatology
Diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders
Emergency medicine
Care of patients that requires sudden and immediate action
Family practice
Primary care of all members of the family on a continuing basis
Internal medicine
Diagnosis of disorders and treatment with drugs
Opthamology
Diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders
Pathology
Diagnosis of the cause and nature of disease
Pediatrics
Diagnosis and treatment of children's disorders
Psychiatry
Diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mind
Radiology
Diagnosis using x-rays and other procedures (ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging)
Surgery
Treatment by manual or operative methods
cardi/o
heart
col/o
colon
dermat/o
skin
endicrin/o
endocrine glands
enter/o
intertines
esthesi/o
sensation
gastr/o
stomach
ger/o
old age
gynec/o
woman
female
hemat/o
blood
iatr/o
treatment
laryng/o
voice box
lymph/o
lymph
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
nos/o
disease
obstetr/o
midwife
onc/o
tumor
opt/o
eye
optic/o
eye
orth/o
straight
ot/o
ear
path/o
disease
ped/o
child
psych/o
mind
pulmon/o
lung
radi/o
x-ray
rect/o
rectum
rheumat/o
flow
fluid
rhin/o
nose
thorac/o
chest
ur/o
urinary tract
vascul/o
blood vessels

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