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glandadenoma-tumor of a gland [oma means tumor or mass]adenitis-itis means inflammation
jointarthritis-suffix- itis-inflammation of the joint
lifebiology-logy-root word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)biopsy-opsy means process of viewing
cerebrum (largest part of brain)
to cut incision-prefix in-means into and suffix-ion means process.excision-prefix ex-means out
to secret (to form and give off)endocrin glands-prefix endo-means within; endocrine glands secrete hormones into bloodstreamexocrine glands-exo-means outside; exocrine glands release...
urinary bladder; a sac or cyst(sac containing fluid)cystoscopy-suffix-scopy is complex suffix that includes root scop-meaning visual examination & final suffix y-means process ...
cellcytology-root word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)
skindermatitis-suffix-titis- inflamation hypodermic-prefix hypo-means under or below
electricityelectrocardiogram-suffix-gram means recordcardio means heart
intestines(usually the small intestine)enteritisinflamation of small intestine
redsuffix-cyte means cell.Erythrocytes carry oxygen in the blood
stomachsuffix-ectomy means incision or removalgastrectomy all or part of stomach is removed
sugarhyperglycemiaprefix hyper means excessive, above or more than normalsuffix emia means blood condition
knowledgediagnosisprefix dia means completesuffix sis means state or condition of
woman/femalegynecologyroot word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)
bloodhemoglobinsuffix globin means protein
liverhepatitissuffix itis means inflammation
treatment, physicianiatrogenicgenic means pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in.Iatrogenic conditions are adverse effects that result from treatment or intervention by...
whiteleukocytesuffix-cyte means cell.
study ofdermatologyroot word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)
kidneynephritissuffix itis means inflammation
nerveneurologyroot word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)
tumoroncologyroot word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)oncologistsuffix ist means one who specializes in a field of medicine or other profession
eyeophthalmoscopesuffix scope means an instrument for visual examination
boneosteoarthritiscondition of aging actually a degeneration of bones and joints often accompanied by inflammation
diseasepathologistexamines biopsy samples microscopically and examines dead bodies to determine cause of death
mindpsychologyroot word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)
x-raysradiologyroot word log(study) and prefix y(process or condition)
kidneyrenalren/o(latin) & nephr/o(greek) both mean kidneyren/o is used with -al(latin) to describe the kidneynephr/o is used with other suffixes such as -osis, -itis, and -ectomy...
noserhinitissuffix itis means inflammation
fleshsarcoma[oma means tumor or mass]
to cutresectionprefix re- means backa resection is a cutting back in the sense of cutting or removal (excision)
clot, clottingthrombocyte-also know as platelets, cells help clot bloodthrombus is the actual clot and thrombosis (-osis means condition) is the condition of the clot formation
urinary tract, urineurologya urologist is a surgeon who operates on organs of the urinary tract and organs of the male reproductive system.