Class Notes (836,580)
Canada (509,856)
Classics (957)

[3] CLASSICS 2MT3.docx

5 Pages
Unlock Document

Stephen Russell

CLASSICS 2MT3: THE ANCIENT ROOTS OF MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY WEEK 3 #14 through #50 are diagnostic suffixes (problems) #51 through #78 are therapeutic suffixes (fixing the problems) shoulder pain  Noun = pain  Adj. = shoulder Hence; pain pertaining to a/the shoulder 57. x-o/tom/y the cutting of ____________ 58. x-ec/tom/y the cutting out of __________ 59. x-o/stom/y the making of an opening in __________ tonsil/ec/tom/y: the cutting out of a/the tonsil(s) crani/o/stom/ize: to make an opening in the skull crani/o/stom/o/mist: someone who specializes in the making an opening in the skull crani/ist: someone who specializes in the skull 60. x-ic/s the science of __________ 61. x-o/log/y the study of __________ phys/ics: the science of nature/growth crani/o/megal/ics: the science of the enlargement of the skull crani/o/mega/logy: the study of the enlargement of the skull bio/log/y: the study of life bio/log/ist: one who studies life bio/log/ize: to study life bio/log/ics: the science of the study of life bio/log/ic: pertaining to the study of life bio/log/ic/al: pertaining to something pertaining to the study of life electric: pertaining to electrons electrical: pertaining to something pertaining to electrons 62. x-o-scop/y the examination of __________ tele/scop/y: the examination of something far away crani/a/troph/ic/o/scop/y: the examination of something pertaining to the lack of growth of the skull 63. x-o-metr/y the measurement of __________ speed/o/metry: the measurement of speed 64. x-o-graph/y the recording of __________ 64. x-o-graph an instrument for recording __________ crani/a/trophic/o/graph: an instrument for recording the lack of growth of the skull 65. x-o-pex/y the adhesion of OR the fixation of __________ 66. x-o-lys/is the disintegration of __________ 79. x-o-gen/ic producing __________ 70. x-o-gen/ous produced by __________ carcin/o/gen/ic: producing cancer carcin/o/gen/ous: produced by cancer 81. x-o-trop/ic preferentially affecting __________ tonsil/o/trop/ic: preferentially affecting a/the tonsil(s) tonsil/a/troph/ine: pertaining to the lack of growth of a/the tonsil(s) tonsill/o/troph/in: a substance pertaining to the preferentially affecting a/the tonsil(s) tonsil/o/troph/ics: the science of the growth of a/the tonsil(s) tonsil/dys/troph/ic: pertaining to the defective growth of a/the tonsil(s) tonsil/o/troph/ic: pertaining to the growth of a/the tonsil(s) tonsil/o/troph/in: a substance that causes the growth of a/the tonsil(s) laryng/o/stom/ize: to make an opening in the larynx laryng/o/stom/ist: one who specializes in making an/the opening in the larynx laryng/o/stom/in: a substance that makes an opening in the larynx x-icist one who specializes in x-ics crani/o/genet/ic/ist: one who specializes in the science of the production of the skull crani/o/gen/ous: produced by the skull crani/o/gen/ic: producing a/the skull crani/o/gen/ous: produced by a/the skull LATIN FORMS: 82. x-us masculine 83. x-a feminine 84. x-um neuter 85. x-on neuter muc/us vertebr/a crani/um gangli/on muscosa vs. mucous  Both adjectives, mucosa is the Latin form of mucous mucics: the science of mucous vertebr/al/e: pertaining to a/the vertebra (Latin adj) vertebt/in: a substance of vertebra (English noun) vertebr/a: vertebra (noun) crani/oid/e/a: pertaining to someth
More Less

Related notes for CLASSICS 2MT3

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.