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Medical Terminology. List 6 Ch. 3. Mamm/o. Breast Mammary Pertaining to the breast Mammogram X-ray record of the breast. Mammogram X-ray record of the breast. Mast/o. Breast Mastectomy Removal of the breast Mastitis Inflammation of the breast. Men/o. Menses (menstruation)

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    1. Medical Terminology List 6 Ch. 3

    2. Mamm/o Breast • Mammary • Pertaining to the breast • Mammogram • X-ray record of the breast

    3. Mammogram • X-ray record of the breast

    4. Mast/o Breast • Mastectomy • Removal of the breast • Mastitis • Inflammation of the breast

    5. Men/o Menses (menstruation) • Menorrhea • Normal discharge of blood • Menorrhagia • Excessive bleeding • Amenorrhea • No menstrual bleeding

    6. Mening/o Meninges (membranes around the brain and spinal cord)

    7. Meningitis • Inflammation of the meninges

    8. My/o Muscles • Myocardial • Pertaining to the muscle of the heart • Myoma • Tumor of muscle • Myomectomy • Removal of muscle tumor • Myositis • Inflammation of the muscle

    9. Myositis • Inflammation of the muscle

    10. Myel/o Spinal cord • Myelogram • X-ray image and record of the spinal cord

    11. Necr/o • Death • Necrotic • Pertaining to the death of cells • Necrosis • Death of cells

    12. Phleb/o Vein • Phlebitis • Inflammation of a vein

    13. Phlebotomist • A person who removes blood • Vampire! 

    14. Pneumon/o Lung • Pneumonia • Abnormal condition of the lung • Pneumonectomy • Removal of a lung • Pneumonitis • Inflammation of a lung

    15. Pulmon/o Lung • Pulmonary • Pertaining to the lung

    16. Radi/o X-ray • Radiology • Science of using x-rays to diagnosis disease • Study of x-rays • Radiologist • Specialist in the use of x-rays (DOCTOR)

    17. Septic/o Pertaining to infection • Septic • Pertaining to infection • Septicemia • Infection in the blood • Blood poisoning

    18. Tonsil/o Tonsils • Tonsillitis • Inflammation of the tonsils

    19. Vascul/o Blood vessel • Vascular • Pertaining to blood vessels • Vasculitis • Inflammation of blood vessels

    20. Suffixes (procedural)

    21. -centesis Surgical procedure to remove fluid • Thoracentesis • Surgical puncture of the chest to remove fluid

    22. Amniocentesis • Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion

    23. Arthrocentesis • Surgical puncture to remove fluid from a joint

    24. -ectomy Removal, resection, excision • Tonsillectomy • Removal of tonsil • Hysterectomy • Removal of uterus • Cholecystectomy • Removal of the gallbladder • Nephrectomy • Removal of a kidney

    25. -gram Record • Myelogram • X-ray of the spinal cord

    26. -graphy Process of recording • Mammography • Process of recording the breast • Angiography • X-ray recording of blood vessels after contract is injected

    27. -lysis Separation, breakdown, destruction • Dialysis • Complete separation

    28. -plasty Surgical repair or correction • Mammoplasty • Surgical repair of the breast • Rhinoplasty • Surgical repair of the nose • Arthroplasty • Surgical repair of the joint

    29. -scopy • Process of visual examination • Laparoscopy • Visual examination of the abdomen • Laryngoscopy • Visual examination of the larynx

    30. -stomy Opening • Colostomy • Opening of the colon to the outside of the body

    31. Tracheostomy • Opening of the trachea to the outside of the body

    32. -therapy -Treatment • Radiotherapy • Treatment of disease with x-ray • Chemotherapy • Treatment of disease (cancer) with chemicals • Cryotherapy • Treatment of disease with cold

    33. -tomy Incision, to cut into • Craniotomy • Incision of the skull • Phlebotomy • Incision of a vein