Medical Terminology Chapter 1 @ TCC

  1. adenitis
    Inflammation of the gland
  2. adenoma
    Tumor of a gland
  3. adenopathy
    Removal of a gland
  4. anemia
    Decrease of hemoglobin in the blood
  5. arthralgia
    Pain of a joint
  6. arthritis
    Inflammation of a joint
  7. autopsy
    Examination of a body after death ( postmortem ) to determine the cause of death.
  8. biology
    Study of life ( living organisems )
  9. biopsy
    Process of removing a small piece of living tissue for microscope examination.
  10. carcinogenic
    Pertaining to producing cancer.
  11. carcinoma
    Cancerous or malignant tissue
  12. cardiac
    Pertaining to the heart
  13. cardiology
    Study of the heart
  14. cephalic
    Pertaining to the head
  15. cerebral
    Pertaining to the cerebrum ( largest part of the brain.
  16. cystitis
    Inflammation of the urinary bladder.
  17. cystoscopy
    Visual examination of the urinary bladder.
  18. cytology
    Study of cells.
  19. dermatitis
    Inflammation of the skin.
  20. dermatogy
    The study of skin.
  21. diagnosis
    Complete knowledge of a patients condition.
  22. electrocardiogram
    Record of the electricity within the heart.
  23. Electroencephalogram
    Record of the electricity within the brain.
  24. endocrine gland
    Glands that secrete hormones within the body directly into the bloodstream.
  25. endocrinologist
    Specialist in the study of the endocrine gland.
  26. endocrinology
    Endocrinology is the study of the endorine gland.
  27. endoscope
    Instrument to visually examine within the body.
  28. endoscopy
    Process of visual examination within the body.
  29. enteritis
    Inflammation of the small intestine.
  30. enteropathy
    Disease condition of the intestines, ofter the small intestine.
  31. epidermis
    The outer later of the skin.
  32. epigastric
    Pertaining to the above the stomach.
  33. erythrocyte
    Red blood cells.
  34. excision
    Process of cutting; removal; resection.
  35. exocrine gland
    The gland that secrete chemicals to the outside of the body.
  36. gastrectomy
    Removal or excision of the stomach.
  37. gastric
    Pertaining to the stomach.
  38. gastroenterology
    The study of the stomach and intestines.
  39. gastrotomy
    Incision of the stomach.
  40. gynecologist
    Specialist in the study of disorders of the female reproductive Austin.
  41. gynecology
    The study of the diseases of women particularly those affecting the female reproductive system.
  42. hematology
    The study of blood disorders.
  43. hematoma
    Collection or mad of blood.
  44. Hemoglobin
    Blood protein contained in red blood cells.
  45. hipatitis
    Inflammation of the liver.
  46. hepatoma
    Tumor of the liver hepatocellular carcinoma.
  47. hyperglycemia
    High levels of sugar in the bloodstream; often associated with diabetes mellitus.
  48. hyperthyroidism
    Secretion by thyroid gland of a greater than normal amount of thyroxine.
  49. hyodermic
    Pertaining to under the skin.
  50. hypogastric
    Pertaining to below the stomach.
  51. hypoglycemia
    Low / deficient levels of sugar in the bloodstream.
  52. iatrogenic
    Pertaining to produced by a treatment or a procedure.
  53. incision
    Process of cutting into or making an incision.
  54. leukemia
    Disease of high number of malignant ( cancerous ) white blood cells.
  55. leukocyte
    White blood cell.
  56. leukocytosis
    Slight increase in white blood cells.
  57. nephrectomy
    Removel of a kidney.
  58. nephritis
    Inflammation of a kidney.
  59. Nephrology
    The study of the kldney and kidney disease.
  60. nephrosis
    Abnormal condition of the kidney.
  61. neural
    Pertaining to nerves.
  62. neuralgia
    Pain of nerves.
  63. neurologic
    Pertaining to the study of nerves.
  64. neurology
    Study of nerves and nerve disorders.
  65. oncologist
    Specialist in the study of tumors, particularly malignant growths.
  66. oncology
    The study of tumor particularly malignant growth.
  67. ophthalmologist
    Specialist in the study of the eyes and eye disorder.
  68. ophthalmoscope
    The instrument used by an ophthamologist to visually examine the eye.
  69. osteitis
    Inflammation of the bone.
  70. osteoarthritis
    Inflammation of bone and joints; degeneration of the joints.
  71. osteotomy
    Inflammation of a bone.
  72. pathogenic
    Pertaining to produsing disease.
  73. pathologist
    A specialist in the study of disease.
  74. pathogy
    The study of disease.
  75. pediatric
    Pertaining to treatment of children.
  76. Pericardium
    The sac surround the heart.
  77. Prognosis
    State of knowledge before the fact prediction about the outcome of a illness.
  78. prostate gland
    A gland in a man that surrounds the neck of the urinary bladder and urethea. It produces a fluid which, after combining with derm cells, leaves body as semantic.
  79. phychiatrist
    Specialist in treatment of the mind.
  80. psychology
    The study of the mind.
  81. radiology
    The study of x-ray and related procedures for diagnosis.
  82. renal
    Pertaining to the liver.
  83. resection
    Removal or excision of an organ or part of the body.
  84. retrocardiac
    Pertaining to behind the heart.
  85. rhinitis
    Inflammation of the nose.
  86. sarcoma
    Tumor ( malignant ) of fleshy tissue such as bone, muscle, fat and cartilage.
  87. subhepatic
    Pertaining to below the liver.
  88. Thrombocyte
    A cell that helps blood to clot; a platelet.
  89. transhepatic
    Pertaining to through or across the liver.
  90. urology
    The study of urinary tract.
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Medical Terminology Chapter 1 @ TCC
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