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Medical Terminology | School Study Aid

Human Body Terms
46 Picmonics to Learn | 23 mins
-algia
meaning
Pain
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26 secs
-dynia
Meaning
Pain
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25 secs
-genesis
Meaning
Production or Formation
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20 secs
-labile
Meaning
Perishable or Unstable
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28 secs
-oma
meaning
Tumor or Neoplasm
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26 secs
-plegia
Meaning
Stroke
Paralysis
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30 secs
-poiesis
Meaning
Formation
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20 secs
-tumescence or Tumesc/o
Meaning
Swelling
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41 secs
Aliment/o
meaning
To Nourish
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29 secs
Axill/o
Meaning
Armpit
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33 secs
Bar/o
meaning
Weight or Pressure
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34 secs
Calor/i
Meaning
Heat
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24 secs
Carcin/o
Meaning
Cancer
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32 secs
Cata-
Meaning
Down or Downward
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21 secs
Catabol/o
meaning
A Breaking Down
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25 secs
Caud/o
meaning
Lower Part of Body or Tail
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29 secs
Cheiro
Meaning
Hands
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24 secs
Chron/o
Meaning
Time or Timing
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26 secs
Domin/o
Meaning
Controlling or Ruling
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30 secs
Dors/i or Dors/o
meaning
Back of body
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31 secs
Duct/o
Meaning
To Lead
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32 secs
Dynam/o
Meaning
Power or Strength
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45 secs
Flat/o
meaning
Flatus or Rectal Gas
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40 secs
Geront/o Or -ger/o
Meaning
Aged or Old Age
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38 secs
Gnath/o
Meaning
Jaw
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43 secs
Gymn/o
meaning
Naked
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25 secs
Hered/o or Heredit/o
meaning
Inherited
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25 secs
Hist/o
Meaning
Tissue
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24 secs
Hydr/o
Meaning
Water or Hydrogen
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56 secs
Kary/o
Meaning
Nucleus
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20 secs
Mit/o
meaning
A Thread
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20 secs
Morph/o
Meaning
Shape or Form
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46 secs
Nomen
Meaning
Name
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32 secs
Nos/o
Meaning
Disease
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33 secs
Nucle/o
Meaning
Nucleus
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30 secs
Nutri/o or Nutrit/o
meaning
Food or Nourishment
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31 secs
Onc/o
Meaning
Mass or Tumor
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27 secs
Pharmac/o or Pharmaceut/o
meaning
Drug
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28 secs
Physi/o
Meaning
Natural
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32 secs
Psamm/o
Meaning
Sand or Sand-like
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27 secs
Somat/o
Meaning
Body
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23 secs
Spectr/o
Meaning
Spectrum
Image
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30 secs
Sphincter/o
meaning
Tight Band
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30 secs
Therm/o
Meaning
Heat
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19 secs
Ventr/o
Meaning
Belly or Front of the Body
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20 secs
Viscer/o
meaning
Viscera or Internal Organs
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32 secs

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