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Medical Terminology MOA150 Week 1. Narcolepsy narco = -lepsy = Sleep, drowsiness seizure Uncontrollable seizures of drowsiness and sleep.

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1 Medical Terminology MOA150 Week 1

2 Narcolepsy narco = -lepsy = Sleep, drowsiness seizure Uncontrollable seizures of drowsiness and sleep

3 Insomnia in = somn= -ia = Not, without Sleep condition Condition characterized by the inability to sleep

4 Meningomalacia meningo = -malacia = meninges Abnormal softening Abnormal softening of the meninges

5 Echoencephalography echo = encephalo= -graphy = echo brain the process of recording Visual record of brain activity

6 Neuroma neuro = -oma= nerve tumor Describes benign neoplasm made up of neurons and nerve fibers

7 Psychology psycho = -ology= mind Study of Study of the mind

8 Kleptomania klepto = -mania= To steal Insanity, abnormal desire Disorder characterized by an abnormal desire to steal

9 Biology bio = -logy= life Study of Study of life

10 Keratosis kerat = -osis= Horny tissue, cornea, hardness Disease, condition of Disease of the skin marked by overgrowth of horny tissue

11 Electroencephalogram electro = encephalo= gram= electricity, electric brain recorded information Recorded information of brain activity collected through use of electric waves

12 Cephalalgia cephal = -algia= head pain Headache

13 Myelosis myel = -osis= marrow Disease, condition of Tumor of the spinal cord

14 Myelitis myel = -itis= marrow inflammation Inflammation of the spinal cord

15 Pediculosis pedicul = -osis= Louse (singular), lice Disease, condition of Infestation of lice

16 Cellulitis cellul = -itis= Cellule (small cell) Inflammation of Inflammation of the connective tissues

17 Urticaria urtic = -aria= Hives, rash Connected with Hives

18 Hematoma hermat = -oma Blood tumor Mass of clotted blood trapped in a tissue, organ or body space as a result of a broken blood vessel

19 Dermatologist dermat = -ologist= skin specialist Physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders and disease of the skin

20 Alopecia alopec = -ia= baldness condition Condition of being bald

21 Neurologist neur = -ologist= nerve specialist A specialist in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system

22 Encephalitis encephal = -itis= brain inflammation Inflammation of the brain

23 Hyperhidrosis Hyper= hidr = -osis= Overactive, excessive sweat Disease, condition of Condition of excessive sweating in one area or over the whole body

24 Meningitis mening= -itis = meninges Inflammation of Inflammation of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord

25 Dermatitis dermat= -itis = skin Inflammation of Inflammation of the skin

26 Lipocytes lipo= -cytes = Fat, fatty tissue Cell, cellular Fat cells

27 Rhytidectomy rhytid= -ectomy = wrinkle Surgical removal, cutting out Surgical removal of a wrinkle (s)

28 onychophagia onycho= -phagia = Nail(s) Swallowing, consuming Fingernail biting

29 Onychomycosis onycho= Myc= -osis = Nail(s) Fungus Disease, condition of Condition of having a nail fungus

30 Melanosis melan= -osis = black Disease, condition of Condition characterized by dark or black skin

31 Anhidrosis an= Hidr= -osis = Without, not Sweat Disease, condition of Condition characterized by the inability to sweat

32 Ecchymosis ecchym = -osis Pouring out of juice Disease, condition of The escape of blood into the tissues from ruptured blood vessels marked by a livid black & blue or purple spot


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