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accumulation of fluid in the abdominal/peritoneal cavity
sial/o
-logist, -ist
a contagious bacterial skin infection typically occurring on the face of children
hemi-,semi-
micro-
pan-
-oma
collection of large localized abscesses seated in groups of hair follicles and connected by channels
cervic/o
aden/o
intra-
dys-
cyt/o
ab-
-scope
cerebr-
tachy-
melan/o
-algia
-ism,-ia,-y
sym-,syn-
thorac/o
ecto-, exo-
multi-
chrom/o
lei/o
in-,im-,non-
-emia
bi-, di-
-centesis
Means 'lying down'
viscer/o
nephr, ren
brady-
-gram
-logy
normo-
-rrhea
-plasty
homo-,homeo-
eu-
-tripsy
vertical plane dividng the body into left and right halves
post-
ventr/o
-cele
central abdominal region
-rrhaphy
xanth/o
epitheli/o
Burp or belch
-ic, -ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -ous
-ium
peri-
re-
hem/hemat/o
medi/o
anti-, contra-
Stem/WordDefinitionExample
chlor/o
dilated hair follicle filled with bacteri and sebum; commonly called a white head or black head
a scratch mark on the skin
Col, colon
supra-, super-
lip/o
lumb/o
-oid
disk
-itis
ile/o
injury producing discoloration and swelling without causing a break in the skin
-stomy
tri-
leuk/o
-ole
proxim/o
rhytid/o
deep layer of skin that contains the sweat and oil glands; also contains tiny muscles attached to the hair follicles
hypo-
anter-
abdominal region to left and right of epigastric region
crani
the study of cause of disease
black, tarry stools due to the presence of occult blood
lessening in severity of disease symptoms
hetero-
seb/o
inter-
The sliding of one section of the intestine into an adjacent section; much like the parts of a collapsable telescope
de-
layer of loose connective tissue that connects the skin to the surface muscles
uni-, mono-
lith/o
mega-, megalo-
cyan/o
outer layer of skin
later/o
-tomy
py/o
dors/o
-genic, -genesis
abdominal region below the umbilical region
vertical plane dividing the body into anterior and posterior halves
pathologic change in tissue resulting from disease or injury
infection of a hair follicle; commonly called a boil
onych/o
-meter
peps/o
protein found in the hair and nails that promotes hardness
pseudo-
chol/o
lingu/o
hist/o
ad-
-graphy
pachy/o
poly-
macro-
Stem/WordDefinitionExample
infer/o
aliment/o
per-
cec/o
cholecyst/o
abdominal region above the umbilical region
blast/o
ex-
a-,an-
lapar, abdomin/o
tiny muscle that attaches to the hair follicle
related to a disease of unknown cause
-scopy
acr/o
bucc/o
-stasis
pre-
reythr/o
-plasia
proct/o
-megaly
lying face up
troph/o
-pathy
neo-
lying on back with legs bent and feet flat
en-,end-,endo-
ultra-
Cardi-
lying on back with head of bed raised 45 degrees
pulmon/o
gastr-
chronic liver disease characterized by gradual failure of liver cells and loss of blood flow in the liver
-ectomy
jejun/o
oste/o
cephal/o
horizontal plane dividing the body into upper and lower halves
sub-, infra-
a twisting of the intestine that can cause obstruction
hyper-
trans-
caud/o
commonly called a scar
gluc,glyc/o
dis-
dermat-
labi, cheil/o
relating to the groin
glands that secrete sweat to the outside of the body
brachi/o
hematochezia:the passage of ____ ____
fibr/o
xer/o
iso-
quad-,quadri-
trich/o
-osis

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