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Medical Word Parts - Letter: t


TermDefinition
tachy-fast
tact/otouch
tal/otalus, ankle
taph/othe grave
tars/otarsal bone (ankle)
taut-same
tax/oorder, coordination
-taxiaordering, arrangement
techn/oskill, art
tect/oroof
tel/ocomplete, end
tele/ocomplete
temp/otime
tempor/otemporal bone (compound bones on side of skull)
ten/otendon
tendin/otendon
-tensionstretched, strained
tephr/ogray, ash-colored
tera-trillion
terat/omonster, monstrosity
term/oshaking
terti-third
test/itesticle
tetan/otetanus
tetra-four
thalam/othalamus
thanat-death
thec-case, sheath
thel/enipple
thelo-nipple
-therapytreatment
theri/oanimals, beasts
therm/oheat, temperature
thigm/otouch
thio-presence of sulphur, replacement of oxygen with sulphur
thorac/ochest, pleural cavity
-thoraxchest, pleural cavity
thromb/oblood clot
thym/othymus gland
-thymiastate of mind
thyr/othyroid gland
tibi/otibia
-ticpertaining to
-tionprocess of
toc/olabor, birth
-tociacondition of birth, labor
tom/osection, slice
-tomeinstrument to cut
-tomycutting, incision
ton/otension, tone
tonsill/otonsil
top/oplace
tors/otwisted
tox/opoison
trache/otrachea (windpipe)
trans-across, through
traumat/oinjury, trauma, wound
tremul/oshaking
-tresiaperforation, opening
tri-three
tri/osort, sorting
trich/ohair
trichi-hair
trigon/otrigone (triangular body part)
-tripsyto crush
trop/oturn
troph/onourishment, development
-trophicfood, nutrition
-trophynourishment, development
-tropiaturn, deviation from normal
-tropicturning
tub/otube, tubing
-tumescenceswelling
tympan/oeardrum
-typeclass
typh-stupor, fog
tyr/ocheese

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