Suffixes, Prefix & Combining Form

58 cards

Stuff That I Have A Hard Time Remembering

Preview Flashcards

Front Back
-ase
 
enzyme
-chezia
 
defacation;elimination of waste
-ectasia, ectasis
 
stretching, dilation & widening
-ectomy
 
removal
-emesis
 
vomitting
-genesis
 
producing forming
-graphy
 
process of recording
-iasis
 
abnormal condition
-rrhage & -rrhagia
 
bursting forth of blood (think hemorrhage)
-spasm
 
sudden contraction of muscle
-stasis
 
stop, control, place
-stenosis
 
tightening, stricture
-stomy
 
NEW OPENING
-tomy
 
Process of cutting
-tresia
 
opening
cis/o
 
to cut
crin/o
 
to secrete
cycsto
 
urinary bladder
cyt/o
 
cell
ren/o
 
kidney
sarco/o
 
flesh
sect/o
 
to cut
ur/o
 
urinary tract
-genic
 
pertaining to producing
-ac/-al/-ic/-ical/iac/-ior/-eal
 
pertaining to
-logy
 
process of study
-opsy
 
processof viewing
-osis
 
abnormal condition
-pathy
 
disease condition
-sis
 
state of; condition
end-/endo-
 
within
Body cavaties (5) SATPC
 
Spinal/Abdominal/Thoracic/Pelvic/Cranial
Division of the spine (5) ConTroL South Carolina
 
Cervical/Thoracic/Lumbar/Sacral/ Coccygeal
Planes of the Body (TransSagFro) *transexual with a sagging "fro"
 
Transverse Plane Sagittal plane Frontal plane
chondr/o
 
cartilage
cervic/o
 
neck (of the body or the uterus)
ili/o
 
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
inguin/o
 
groin
kary/o
 
nucleaus
sacr/o
 
sacrum
thel/o
 
cell covering the surface of the skin (nipple)
viscer/o
 
internal organs
meta-
 
change
-plasm
 
formation
-somes
 
bodies
acr/o
 
extemities
angio
 
vessel
isch/o
 
to hold back
myel/o
 
bone marrow
ot/o
 
ear
phag/o
 
to eat, swallow
pneumon/o & pulmin/o
 
lungs
staphyl/o
 
clusters
Strept/o
 
twisted chains
-cele
 
hernia
-coccus/-cocci
 
berry-shaped bacterium cocci-pleural= bacteria
-dynia
 
pain
-penia
 
deficiency