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Glossary of Medical Vocabulary Chapter 5 2

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acou(s)-, acu(s)-
hear
amni-
fetal membrane, amniotic sac, amnion
asc-, ascit-
bladder, sac, bag
bary-
heavy, dull, hard
cente-
pierce
chrom-, chroma-, chromat-
color, pigment
dips-
thirst
echo-
reverberating sound, echo
edema, edemat-
swelling
eme-
vomit
gno(s)-
know
lal-
talk
lapar-
abdomen, abdnominal wall
lex-
read
mne-
remember
ne-
new
no-
mind, mental activity, comprehension
orec-, orex-
have an appetite
ox(y)-
acute, pointed; rapid; acid; oxygen
pha-
speak, communicate
phag-
swallow, eat
pharmac(eu)-
medicine, drug
phem-
speech
phob-
(abnormal) fear
phon-
voice, sound
phrac-, phrag-
enclose, obstruct
phras-
speak
phren-
mind; diaphragm
phylac-
protection (against disease)
phys(i)-
nature, appearance
phyt-
plant (organism), growth
poie-
produce, make
sapr-
rotten, putrid, decaying
stear, steat-
fat, sebum, sebaceous glands

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