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Medical Terminology. List 9. urethr/o. utethra (tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body). urethr/o. urethra (tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body) Urethra Urethral Pertaining to the urethra Urethritis

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Urethr o
urethr/o

utethra

(tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body)


Urethr o1
urethr/o

urethra (tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body)

  • Urethra

  • Urethral

    • Pertaining to the urethra

  • Urethritis

    • Inflammation of the urethra


Uter o
uter/o

Uterus:

  • womb, muscle organ of the female that holds and provides nourishment for the developing fetus


Uter o1
uter/o

Uterus: womb, muscle organ of the female that holds and provides nourishment for the developing fetus

  • Uterus

  • Uterine: Uter/ine

    • Pertaining to the uterus

  • Intrauterine: Intra/uter/ine

    • Pertaining to within the uterus


Ven o
ven/o

Vein:

  • blood vessels (tubes) that carry blood towards the heart


Ven o1
ven/o

Vein: blood vessels (tubes) that carry blood towards the heart

  • Venule

    • Small veins

  • Venulitis

    • Inflammation of the small veins

  • Intravenous

    • Pertaining to within the vein


Vertebr o
vertebr/o

Vertebra:

  • back bone


Vertebr o1
vertebr/o

Vertebra: Back bones

  • Vertebral

    • Pertaining to the back bone

  • Intervertebral

    • Pertaining to between the vertebrae


Quadri
quadri-

Four

  • Quadriplegia

    • Paralysis of four

    • Paralysis of all four extremities


re-

back, behind

  • Relapse

    • To slide back

    • Return of disease after its apparent termination

  • Remission

    • Back to condition before the disease

    • Lessening of symptoms of a disease

  • Resection

    • To cut back (out)

    • Removal or an organ or a structure


syn-

with, together

  • Syndrome

    • Set of symptoms and signs of disease that occur together to indicate a disease condition


Tachy
tachy-

Fast

  • Tachycardia

    • Condition of fast heart rate

  • Tachypnea

    • Breathing fast


tri-

Three

  • tricuspid valve

    • Heart valve that has three cusps or points

  • Tricycle

    • Wheels of three


tri-

Three

  • Tricycle

    • Wheels of three


uni-

One

  • Unilateral

    • Pertaining to one side


Plasm
-plasm

Formation

  • Neoplasm

    • Formation of new tissue

    • Any new growth of tissue (cancer / tumor)


Plegia
-plegia

Paralysis

  • Hemiplegia

    • Paralysis of half of the body

  • Paraplegia

    • Paralysis along side

    • Impairment or loss of movement in the lower part of the body – primarily the legs

  • Quadriplegia

    • Paralysis of four

    • Paralysis of all four extremities


-pnea

Breathing

  • Apnea

    • Breathing, not (not breathing)

  • dyspnea –

    • Breathing bad (difficulty breathing)

  • Tachypnea

    • Breathing fast

  • Hyperpnea

    • Breathing more than normal (deep breathing)

  • Bradypnea

    • Breathing slow

  • Hypopnea

    • Breathing less than normal (Shallow breathing)


Section
-section

to cut

  • Resection

    • To cut back (out)

    • Removal or an organ or a structure

  • Trisection

    • To cut into three


Stasis
-stasis

to stand, place, stop, control

  • Metastasis

    • To stand or place beyond

    • Change of place

    • Spread of an cancerous tumor to a distant place (organ)


Tension
-tension

Pressure

  • Hypertension

    • Pressure more than normal

    • High blood pressure

  • Hypotension

    • Pressure less than normal

    • Low blood pressure


Thesis
-thesis

to put, place

  • Prosthesis

    • To put before

    • Artificial substitute for a missing part of the body


-tic

pertaining to

  • Neoplastic

    • Pertaining to new growth (cancer)

  • Hepatic

    • Pertaining to the liver


-um

Structure

  • Postpartum

    • Structure of after birth

  • Endometrium

    • Structure of the inner lining of the uterus

  • Antepartum

    • Structure of before birth


-y

process, condition

  • Endoscopy

    • The process of visualizing / viewing within

    • Endoscope

  • Tracheostomy

    • The process of making an opening in the trachea

  • Nephrectomy

    • The process of removing the kidney


  • Study suggestion:

  • Text book exercises and answers pg 137-145, especially sections I – O.


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