Red Mod Medical Terminology Flashcards

Blood sugar
Terms Definitions
a or an-
without, not
ab-
away from
abnormal condition
-osis, -iasis
Above, upon
epi
ACTH
adrenocorticotropic stimulating hormone
ad-
toward
adrenal glands
adrenal/o, adren/o
ADL
activities of daily living
after
post-
against
anti
all, every, entire
pan-
andr/o
male
ante
before; in front of
anti-
against
away
ab-
before
ante-
between
inter-
bi
two
black
anthrac/o, melan/o
blood condition
calcium-emia
blue
cyan/o
body
corp/o, corpor/o, somat/o
calcium
calc/o
cell
-cyte, cyt/o
change
meta-
chlor/o
green
colour
chlor/o
condition of
-esis, -ia, -ism
cortic/o
cortex
crin/o
secrete
-crine
secrete
cyan/o
blue
difficult
dys-
-dipsia
thirst
dys-
bad; painful; difficult
eating, swallowing
phag/o, phagia
-ectomy
excision, removal
-emia
blood condition
enlargement
mega-, megal/o, -megaly
entire, all
pan-
epi
above, upon
eu-
good
excessive
hyper
excision of
-ectomy
extremities
acr/o
FBS
fasting blood sugar
female
gynec/o
gluc/o
sugar, sweetness
forming, producing
-poiesis, genesis
-genesis
forming, producing, origin
GH
growth hormone
glands
aden/o
gonadism
condition of sex glands
gonads
gonad/o
good
eu-
-gram
record, writing
gray matter
poli
green
chlor/o
growth
-physis
gynec/o
female, woman
half
semi-
HbA1C
glycoyalated hemoglobin
hematuria
blood in urine
high
hyper-
hyp/o
under, below, deficient
hypophys/o
pituitary gland
ICSH
interstitial cell-stimulating hormone
incision into
-tomy
inflammation of
-itis
inner
endo
inner section
medulla
instrument to view
-scope
inter
between
-ism
condition
kal/o
potassium
ket/o
ketone bodies
ketones
ketone bodies
kidney
nephr/o, ren/o
leuk/o
white
LH
lutenizing hormone
lute/o
yellow
mal
bad
-malacia
softening
male
andr/o
many
poly
medull/o
mendulla
-megaly
enlargement
melan/o
black
meta
change, beyond
milk
galact/o, lact/o
near
para-
nearest
proxim/o
nourishment of
-trophy
-oid
resemblinf
-oma
tumour
-osis
abnormal condition
-otomy
incision
outer
-ec
outer regions
cortic/o
out section
exo-
pan-
all
pancreas
pancreat/o
pancreat/o
pancreas
para
near, beside, beyond
person who studies
-logist
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-physis
growth
pineal gland
pineal/o
pituitary gland
pituitar/o
poison
toxic/o, tox/o
poli-
many, much
poor
mal-
post
after, behind
potassium
kal/o
pre-
before, in front of
process of viewing
-scopy
PTH
parathyroid hormone
RBS
random blood sugar
record
-gram
red
erythr/o
removal of
-ectomy
ren/o
kidney
resembling
-oid
rraphy
suture
rrhagia
bursting forth, hemorrage
rrhea
discharge, flow
rrhexis
rupture
scope
instrument for examining
-scopy
visual examination
secrete
crin/o, -crine
secreting
crin/o, -crine
semi
one half
sex glands
gonads
softening
malacia
state
-ema, -isy, -sis
state of
-ema, -isy, -sis
stimulate
-tropin
study of
log/o, -logy
sugar
gluc/o, glucos/o, glyc/o, glycos/o
ten
deca
thirst
-dipsia
three
tri
thym/o
thymus gland
thymus
thym/o
thyr/o
thyriod gland
thyroid
thyr/o
toward
-ad
toxic/o
poison
tri
three
-tropin
stimulate
TSH
thyroid stimulating hormone
tumour
-oma, onc/o
tumour of
-oma
two
bi
-uria
urine
urine
urin/o, uria
well, easily
eu-
white
albin/o, leuk/o
yellow
cirrh/o, jaund/o, xanth/o
PBI
protein-bound iodine
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