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Glossary of Medical Vocabulary

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hidros-
sweat

ex. hyperhidrosis
leukos
white

ex. leukemia
glykys
sweet

ex. glycemia
acanth-
thorn, spine

ex. acanthocytosis
brady-
slow

ex.bradyrhythmia
alges-
sensitivity to pain

ex. algesia
encephal-
brain

ex. encephalitis
-logist
one who specializes in a certain study or science

ex. neurologist
-toxic
poisonous(to an organ)

ex. cardiotoxic
-malacia
softening (of tissues)

ex.nephromalacia
prot-
first, primitive, early

ex. protoneuron
tachy-
rapid

ex. tachycardia
bi-
life

ex. biology
raph-
sew

ex. cystorrhaphy
nephros
kidney

ex. nephritis

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