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Glossary of Pharmacy Technician: Medical Terminology Supplement terms

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a, an
without
ab
away from
abdomin
abdomen
acr
extrimities
ad
toward
aden
gland
al
like/similar
algesia
abnormal sensitivity
amyl
starch
angio
vessel (blood)
ankyl
stiff
ante
before, forward
anti
agianst
arterio
artery
arthro
joint
aud
our ear, hearing
auto
self
bi
two
blepharo
eyelid
brachi
arm
brady
slow
bucca
cheek
carcin
cancer
cardio
heart
caud
tail
cephalo
head
cera
wax
cerebro
brain
cerivc
neck
cheil
lip
chlor
green
chole
bile
chondro
cartilage
circum
around
col
colon
colp
vagina
con
with
contra
aginst
costo
ribs
cranio
skull
crypt
hidden
cysto
bladder sac
cyt, cyte
cell
dactyl
finger, toe
dent
tooth
derma
skin
dextr
right
dia
through
diplo
double
dis
free of
dors
back
drom
running with, symptom
dys
painful, difficult
ecto
outside, outer
ectopic
misplaced
edem
swelling (fluid)
endo
inside, within
enter
intestine
epi
upper, above
erythro
red
faci
facies, face
fascia
band (fiberous)
fiber
fiber
gastro
stomach
gingiva
gums
gloss
toungue
glyc
sugar
gravid
pregnant
gyne
women
hemi
half
hemo
blood
hepato
liver
hetero, heter
different
hidro
sweat
hist
tissue
homo
same, likeness
hydro
water
hyper
excessive, above
hypo
below
hystero
uterus, womb
ile
intestine (part)
inter
between
intra
inside, within
infra
below, under
iso
equal
kerat
cornea, scaly
kinesi
motion
labia
lip
lacrim
tear
lacto
milk
lapar
abdomen
laryng
larynx
leps
seizure
leuke
white
lingua
toungue
lip
fat
lith
stone
lymph
fluid
macro
large
mal
poor
melan
black
mening
membrane
meno, mens
mestruate
meso
middle
metro
uterus, womb
micro
small
mono
one, single
myelo
bone marrow, spinal cord
myo
muscle
narc
sleep
nares, nas
nose, nostrils
necr
dead
neo
new
nephro
kidney
neuro
nerve
nocti
night
ocul
eye
omphal
umbilicus, navel
onych
finger, toe nail
oophoro
ovary
ophthal
eye
osteo
bone
oto
hearing, ear
ovi
egg
para
beside
peps
digestion
peri
around
phleb
vein
photo
light
plas
formation
pleur
pleura of lung
pneumo
lung
poly
many
post
behind
pre
before
pro
forward
procto
rectum
pseudo
false
psycho
mind
pyo
pus
pyelo
renal pelvis
pyro
fire
retro
backward
rhin
nose
slapingo
fallopian tube
semi
half, partial
soma
body
splen
spleen
stoma
mouth
sub
below, under
super
above
supra
above
tachy
rapid, fast
therm
heat
thorac
thorax
thrombo
clot
trans
across
tri
three
troph
development
uni
one
ventro
belly
viscera
organ
xanth
yellow
-al
adjective ending
-algia
pain
-ar
pertaining to
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cele
hernia
-centesis
puncture
-clysis
irrigation
-crine
secrete within
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectasia
dilaition, enlargment
-ectomy
excision of, removal
-emia
blood condition
-genesis, -gen/o
development, generate
-genic
producing
-gnosis
known
-gram
graph, picture, record
-ia
noun ending
-ia, ic
pertaining to
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone
-lysis
destruction
-manual
hand
-megaly
englarged
-meter
measuring instrument
-oid
resembling, like
-ologist
one who studies, specialist
-ology
study of
-oma
tumor
-opia
vision
-orrhagia
hemorrage
-orrhaphy
suture
-orrhea
flow
-orrhexis
rupture
-osis
condition of
-ostomy
forming a new opening
-otomy
incision into
-pathy
abnormality, disease
-pedal
foot
-penia
lack of deficiency
-pexy
fixation (tissue)
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phasia
speak
-phobia
fear
-plasm
growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-plagia, -plegic
paralysis
-pnea
breathing or air
-ptosis
falling, dropping
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument
-scopy
examining
-spasm
twitching
-sperm
sperm
-stasis
slow, stop
-tome
instrument that cuts
-tripsy
crushing
-uria
to do with urin
oris
mouth
cutis
beneath skin
Myel
spine
chiro
hand
pulmono
lung
patella
knee
phreno
diaphragm
trich
hair
phalang
finger
reno
kidney
thoraco
chest
balano
penis
orchid
testicle
-graphy/graph
picture process
-clasis
break/surgical fracture
-phonia
sound
nulli-
none
olig-
scanty
eu-
good
-sinistro
left
jaundo
yellow
-phor
bear

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