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Medical Terminology. List 2. carcin/o R. cancer, cancerous Carcinoma carcinogen. Carcinoma . Carcin / oma Carcin = cancer -oma = tumor or mass Tumor or mass of cancer. cephal/o R. Head Cephalic. Cephalic . Cephal / ic Cephal = head -ic = pertaining to

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carcin o r
carcin/o R
  • cancer, cancerous
    • Carcinoma
    • carcinogen
carcinoma
Carcinoma
  • Carcin / oma
    • Carcin = cancer
    • -oma = tumor or mass
  • Tumor or mass of cancer
cephal o r
cephal/o R
  • Head
    • Cephalic
cephalic
Cephalic
  • Cephal / ic
    • Cephal = head
    • -ic = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to the head
cyst o r
cyst/o R
  • urinary/bladder
    • Cystoscopy
cystoscopy
Cystoscopy
  • Cysto / scopy
    • Cyst/o= bladder
    • -scopy = visual examination
  • Visual examination of the bladder
cystoscope
Cystoscope
  • Cysto / scope
    • Cyst/o= bladder
    • -scope = instrument to view
  • Instrument to view the bladder
electr o
electr/o
  • Electricity
    • Electric
    • Electrocardiogram
electric
Electric
  • Electr / ic
    • Electr = electricity
    • -ic = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to electricity
electrocardiogram ecg or ekg
Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
  • Electr/o/cardi/o/gram
    • Electr/o = electicity
    • Cardi/o = heart
    • -gram = record
  • Record of the electricity of the heart
encephal o r
encephal/o R
  • Brain
    • electroencephalogram (EEG)
    • encephalitis
electroencephalogram eeg
electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electr/o/encephal/o/gram
    • Electr/o = electrcity
    • Encephal/o = brain
    • -gram = record
  • Record of the electricity of the brain
encephalitis
Encephalitis
  • Encephal / itis
    • Encephal = brain
    • -itis = inflammation
  • Inflammation of the brain
gynec o
gynec/o
  • women, female
    • gynecology
    • Gynecologist
gynecology
Gynecology
  • Gynec / o / logy
    • Gynec/o = women
    • -logy = study of
  • Study of women
gynecologist
Gynecologist
  • Gynec / o / logist
    • Gynec/o = women
    • -logist = specialist in
  • Specialist (in the study) of women
lapar o
lapar/o
  • abdomen (area between the chest and hip)
    • Laparoscopy
    • Laparoscope
laparoscope
Laparoscope
  • Lapar / o / scopy
    • Lapr/o = abdomen
    • -scope = instrument used to visualize
  • Instrument used to visualize the abdomen
nephr o
nephr/o
  • Kidney
    • Nephrectomy
    • Nephritis
    • Nephrologist
nephrectomy
Nephrectomy
  • Nephr / ectomy
    • Nephr = kidney
    • -ectomy = removal of
  • Removal (cutting out) of the kidney
nephritis
Nephritis
  • Nephr / itis
    • Nephr = kidney
    • itis = inflammation
  • Inflammation of the kidney
nephrologist
Nephrologist
  • Nephr / o / logist
    • Nephr/o = kidney
    • -logist = specialist in
  • Specialist in the kidney
neur o
neur/o
  • Nerve
    • Neurology
    • Neurologist
    • Neural
    • Neuralgia
    • Neurosis
neurology
Neurology
  • Neur / o / logy
    • Neur/o = nerves
    • -logy = study of
  • Study of nerves
neurologist
Neurologist
  • Neur / o / logist
    • Neur/o = nerves
    • -logist = specialist in
  • Specialist in nerves
neural
Neural
  • Neur / al
    • Neur = nerves
    • -al = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to the nerves
neuralgia
Neuralgia
  • Neur / algia
    • Neur = nerves
    • -algia = pain
  • Pain of the nerves (nerve pain)
neurosis
Neurosis
  • Neur / osis
    • Neur = nerves
    • -osis = abnormal condition
  • Abnormal condition of the nerves
ophthalm o
ophthalm/o
  • Eye
    • Ophthalmologist
    • Ophthalmology
    • ophthalmoscope
ophthalmologist
Ophthalmologist
  • Ophthalm/o/logist
    • Ophthalm/o = eyes
    • -logist = specialist in
  • Specialist in eyes
ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalm / o / logy
    • Ophthalm/o = eyes
    • -logy = study of
  • The study of eyes
ophthalmoscope
Ophthalmoscope
  • Ophthalmoscope
    • Ophthalm/o = eyes
    • -scope = instrument to view
  • Instrument to view the eyes
oste o
oste/o
  • Bone
    • Osteoarthritis
    • osteoporosis
osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis
  • Oste / o / arthr / itis
    • Oste/o = bone
    • Arthr = joint
    • -itis = inflammation
  • Inflammation of the bone and joints
path o
path/o
  • Disease
    • Pathologist
    • Pathology
    • Psychopathic
pathologist
Pathologist
  • Path / o / logist
    • Path/o = disease
    • -logist = specialist in
pathology
Pathology
  • Path / o / logy
    • Path/o = disease
    • -logy = Study of
  • Study of disease
psych o
psych/o
  • Mind
    • Psychology
    • Psychologist
    • Psychosis
psychology
Psychology
  • Psych / o / logy
    • Psych/o = mind
    • -logy = study of
  • Study of the mind
psychologist
Psychologist
  • Psych / o / logist
    • Psych/o = mind
    • -logist = specialist in
  • Specialist in the mind
psychosis
Psychosis
  • Psych / osis
    • Psych = mind
    • -osis = abnormal condition
  • Abnormal condition of the mind
psychopathic
Psychopathic
  • Psych/o/path/ic
    • Psycho/o = mind
    • Path = disease
    • -ic =condition of
  • Condition of mind disease
ren o
ren/o
  • Kidney
    • Renal
renal
Renal
  • Ren / al
    • Ren = kidney
    • -al = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to the kidney
rhin o
rhin/o
  • Nose
    • Rhinitis
rhinitis
Rhinitis
  • Rhin / itis
    • Rhin = nose
    • -itis = inflammation of
  • Inflammation of the nose
scope
-scope
  • Instrument to view
    • Nephroscope
ectomy
-ectomy
  • cutting out, removal, excision
    • Gastrectomy
    • vasectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Appendectomy
gastrectomy
Gastrectomy
  • Gastr / ectomy
    • Gastr = stomach
    • -ectomy = cutting out of
  • Cutting out of the stomach
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-emia
  • blood condition
    • Anemia
    • Leukemia
anemia
Anemia
  • Anemia
    • An- = no
    • -emia = blood
  • No blood
ism s
-ism S
  • condition, process
  • hyperthyroidism
osis s
-osis S
  • abnormal condition
    • Nephrosis
    • Psychosis
nephrosis
Nephrosis
  • Nephr / osis
    • Nepho = kidney
    • -osis = abnormal condition
  • Abnormal condition of the kidney
endo p
endo- P
  • inside, inner (within)
  • endocrine glands, endocardium, endoskeleton
exo p
exo- P
  • Outside
  • exocrine glands, exoskeleton, exorcist
retro p
retro- P
  • Behind
    • Retrogastric
    • Retroactive
    • Retrospect
retrogastric
Retrogastric
  • Retro / gastr / ic
    • Retro = behind
    • Gastr = stomach
    • -ic = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to behind the stomach
sub p
sub- P
  • below, under
    • Subhepatic
    • Subconscious
    • submarine
    • substandard
    • subway
subhepatic
Subhepatic
  • Sub / hepat / ic
    • Sub- = below
    • Hepat = liver
    • -ic = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to below the liver
trans p
trans- P
  • Across
    • Transdermal
    • Transcontinental
    • Transfer
    • transport
transdermal
Transdermal
  • Trans / derm / al
    • Trans- = across
    • Derm = skin
    • -al = pertaining to
  • Pertaining to across the skin