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Day 5 – Medical Terms & Abbreviations

  1. Ab – Away from
  2. Ad – Toward
  3. Cardi/o – Heart
  4. Cranial – Skull
  5. Cyt/o – Cell
  6. Derm/a, derm/o, dermat/o – Skin
  7. Digital – Fingers and toes
  8. Ecto/exo – Outside
  9. Encephal/o – Brain
  10. Endo – Inside
  11. Epi – Upon
  12. Femoral – Thigh
  13. Gastr/o – Stomach
  14. Gluteal – Buttock
  15. Hemat/o – Blood
  16. Hematemesis: Blood in vomit.
  17. Hematemesis: Blood in vomit.
  18. Hist/o, histi/o – Tissue
  19. Idiopathic: Of unknown cause.
  20. Inflammation is -itis.
  21. Inguinal – Groin
  22. Lumbar – Loin
  23. Mammary – Breast
  24. Pulmon/o – Lungs
  25. -algia – Pain
  26. Mono/uni – One
  27. My/o – Muscle
  28. Nasal – Nose
  29. Neur/o – Nerve
  30. Lapar/o – Abdomen, loin or flank
  31. Ocul/o – Eye
  32. Ophthalm/o – Eyes
  33. Or/o – Mouth
  34. Ot/o – Ear
  35. Pectoral – Chest
  36. Thoracis – Chest
  37. Tri – Three
  38. Ventral – Stomach

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