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Medical Word Parts - Letter: e


TermDefinition
echo-reflected sound
-ectasisdilation, stretching
ecto-out, outward
-ectomyremoval, excision
-edemaswelling
electro/oelectricity
-emesisvomiting
-emiacondition of the blood
en-in, within
encephal/obrain
endo-within
endocardi/oendocardium (inner lining of the heart)
endometri/oendometrium (mucous membrane lining the uterus)
enter/osmall intestine
eosin/orose-colored
epi-above, on. following
epididym/oepididymis (structure within the scrotum that stores sperm)
epiglott/oepiglottis (cartilage that prevents food from entering the trachea)
episi/ovulva
epitheli/oepithelium
erthr/ored
erythr/ored
erythrocyt/ored blood cell
eschar/oscab
eso-inward
esophag/oesophagus
esthes/onerve sensation, feeling
-esthesiasensation, feeling
eu-normal, good
ex-out, away from

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