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Medical Terminology

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									Medical Terminology

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                       scapul/o
• scapula (shoulder
  blade)
  – Scapulalgia
     • Pain in the shoulder
       blade
  – Scapular
     • Pertaining to the
       shoulder blade
                 son/o
• Sound
  – Sonogram
  – Sonography
  – Sonorous
                   thyroid/o
• Thyroid gland
  –   Hyperthyroidism
  –   Hypothyroidism
  –   Thyroidectomy
  –   Thyroid gland
  –   Parathyroid
                       top/o

• to put, place, position
   – Topical
   – Topography
   – Topalgia
                  troph/o

• development,
  nourishment
  – Trophic
  – Trophology
  – trophopathy
                       inter-

• between
  –   Intervertebral
  –   Intermuscular
  –   Internal
  –   Internatal
  –   Interspinal
                       Intra

• with in
   –   intracranial
   –   Intrauterine
   –   Intravenous
   –   Intramuscular
   –   Intrapartum
   –   Intrapsychic
   –   Intrathoracic
• If you give an injection of pain medication
  into the muscle (IM). Would you say it
  was an
  – Intermuscular injection
  – Intramuscular injection
                     mal-
• Bad
  –   Malignant
  –   Malodorous
  –   Malnutrition
  –   Malpractice
                   meta-
• change, beyond
  – Metastasis
  – Metabolism
                 neo-

• New
  – Neonatal
  – Neoplasm
  – Neoplastic
                        para-
• beside, near, along
  the side
  –   Paralysis
  –   Paraplegia
  –   Parathyroid
  –   parathyroid hormone
                 peri-
• Surrounding
  – Perianal
  – Periosteum
                 poly-
• many, much
  – polydipsia
  – Polyuria
  – Polyneuropathy
  – Polyphagia
                  post-
• after, behind
  – Postmortem
  – Postpartum
                   pre-
• Behind
  – Precancerous
  – Prenatal
                    pro-
• before, forward
  – prolapse
                  -ine
• pertaining to
                   -lapse
• to fall, slide
   – Prolapse
                -mission
• to send
  – Remission
  – Admission
              -mortem
• Death
  – Postmorteum
                  -ous
• pertaining to
  – Malodorous
                 -partum
• Birth
  – Postpartum
                    -phagia
• to eat, swallow
  – Dysphagia
  – Aphagia
  – Polyphagia
                  -phasia
• to speak
  – Aphasia
  – Dysphasia
  – bradyphasia

								
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