Medical Terminology Chapter 1, vocabulary

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Adenoma

Keep in mind for all of these words remember that the way to read them is suffix first not as shown on answer. For example the meaning of adenoma is:
A mass/tumor found in a gland.

gland + tumor or mass

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Adenitis

gland + inflammation

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Arthritis

joint + inflammation

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Biology

life + study of

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Biopsy

life + to view (living tissue is viewed under a microscope)

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Carcinoma

cancer + tumor or mass

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Cardiology

heart + study of

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Cephalic

head + pertaining to

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Cerebral

cerebrum + pertaining to

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Cystoscope

urinary bladder + instrument for viewing

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Cytology

cell + study of

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Dermal

skin + pertaining to

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Dermatitis

skin + inflammation

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Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)

electricity + heart + record

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Electroencephalogram (EEG)

electricity + head + record (often used to diagnose epilepsy)

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Enteritis

small intestines + inflammation

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Erythrocyte

red + cell (red blood cell)

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Gastroscopy

stomach + visual examination

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Diagnosis

complete + knowledge + state of

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Prognosis

before + knowledge + state of (a prediction about the patient's outcome)

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Gynecology

woman + study of (study of problems with female reproductive organs)

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Leukocyte

white + cell (white blood cell)

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Thrombocyte

clotting + cell (platlets)

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Hemotoma

blood + mass or tumor (a bruise)

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Hemoglobin

blood + protein (a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen)

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Hepatitis

liver + inflammation

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Laparotomy

abdomen + cutting into

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Abdominal

abdomen + pertaining to

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Nephrectomy

kidney + cutting out

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Neurology

nerve + study of

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Oncologist

tumor + study of + specialist (a cancer specialist)

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Ophthalmoscope

eye + instrument for viewing

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Osteoarthritis

bone + joint + inflammation

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Pathologist

disease + study of + specialist

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Autopsy

self + to view (examination of dead body to see for oneself the cause of death)

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Psychosis

mind + abnormal condition

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Renal

kidney + pertaining to

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Rhinitis

nose + inflammation

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Sarcoma

flesh + mass or tumor (a type of cancerous tumor)

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Thrombosis

clotting + abnormal condition

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Neural

nerve + pertaining to

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Arthralgia

joint + pain

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Gastrectomy

stomach + cutting out

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Leukemia

white + blood condition (cancerous white blood cells in blood and bone marrow)

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Arthrogram

joint + record (x-ray of a joint)

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Gastric

stomach + pertaining to

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Cephalgia

head + pain (shortened from cephalalgia)

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Hyperthyroidism

excessive + thyroid + condition (the thyroid secretes too much hormone)

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Gastroenteritis

stomach + intestines + inflammation

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Neurologist

nerves + study of + specialist

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Nephrology

kidney + study of

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Hepatoma

liver + mass or tumor

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Nephrosis

kidney + abnormal condition

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Gastroscope

stomach + instrument for viewing

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Laparoscopy

abdomen + visual examination

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Arthroscopy

joint + visual examination

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Neurotomy

nerve + cutting into

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Anemia

no + blood condition (not enough red blood cells)

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Diameter

through or complete + measurement

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Dysentery

bad, painful, or abnormal + intestines + condition or process

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Endocrine glands

within + secrete + glands (such as adrenal glands)

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Endocardium

within + heart + structure (inner lining of the heart valves and chambers)

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Exocrine glands

outside + secrete + glands (such as sweat glands)

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Hyperglycemia

excessive + sugar + blood condition (too little insulin means too much sugar in the blood)

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Hypoglycemia

less than normal + sugar + blood condition (too much insulin means not enough sugar in the blood)

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Prostate gland

before + stands + gland (the gland in front of the urinary bladder)

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Retrogastric

behind + stomach + pertaining to

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Subhepatic

below + liver + pertaining to

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Transdermal

across or through + skin + pertaining to

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Transurethral

across or through + urethra + pertaining to

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Resection

back + cutting into an organ (cutting back part of an organ)


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