Medical Terminology

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gastr-

stomach

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cardi-

heart

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megal-

enlarged

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-itis

inflammation

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dermat-

skin

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plast-

plastic repair

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cerebr-

brain

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path-

disease

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-ectomy

surgical removal of all or part of

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enter-

intestines (usually small)

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-osis

condition

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-otomy

cut into, incision into

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aden-

gland

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angi-

blood vessels

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-oma

tumor

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nephr-

kidney

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hepat-

liver

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arthr-

joint

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blephar-

eyelids

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-ologist

a specialist in the study of

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rhin-

nose

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gingiv-

gum

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-malacia

soft condition

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-ology

study of

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spasm

involuntary contractions

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-algia

pain, painful condition

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crani-

skull

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end-

inside, within

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hemi-

half

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oid-

like, resembling

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hyper-

above, more than normal

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cyst-

sac containing fluid, bladder

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chole-

bile

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hypo-

under, beneath, deficient

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-scop-

look, observe

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hyster-

womb, uterus

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-ostomy

to create an opening

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para-

beside, beyond

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-lysis

loosening, set free, destruction

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cervic-

neck

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chondr-

cartilage

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cyan-

blue

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hem(at)-

blood

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ost-

bone

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psycho-

mind

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lip-

fat

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my-

muscle

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lith-

stone

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ophthalm-
opt-

eye

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proct-

anus

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cost-

rib

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-gram

record, write

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acro-

extremities

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-rhexis

break, burst

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carcin-

cancer

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-penia

decrease

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gen-

original, production

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burso-

sac

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retr(o)-

backwards

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trip-

rub, friction

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strept-

twist

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-desis

binding, fixation

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mani-

madness, mental disturbance

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glosso-

tongue

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-trophy

development, growth

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supra-

above, over

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-ptosis

falling, drooping

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dyn-

pain

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mast-

breast

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-rrhaphy

suture, suturing

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dent-

teeth

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cephal-

head

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auto-

self

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epi-

upon, in addition to

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hydro-

water