Cusis Medical TermMedical terminology is used to precisely describe the human body components, processes, illnesses, medical procedures, and pharmacology. Medical terminology E is used in the field of medicine, and clinical settings. This section deals with all med terms beginning with the letter E and includes med term suffix and prefixes that modify medical root words.

-eal  pertaining to
ec-  out; outside
echin/o  spiny, prickly
echo-  reflected sound
-ectasia  dilation; dilatation; widening
-ectasis  dilation; dilatation; widening
ecto-  out; outside
ectro/o  congenital absence
-ectomy  removal; excision; resection
-edema  swelling
eight  octa-, octi-
-elasma  flat plate
electr/o  electricity
ele/o  oil
em-  in
-ema  condition
embolo/o  embolus
embry/o  embryo
-emesis  vomiting
-emia  blood condition
-emic  pertaining to blood condition
emmetr/o  in due measure
-emphraxis  stoppage, obstruction
en-  in; within
enanti/o  opposite, opposed
encephal/o  brain
end-  in; within
endo-  in; within
enter/o  intestines (usually small intestine)
eosin/o  red; rosy; dawn-colored
epi-  above; upon; on
epididym/o  epididymis
epiglott/o  epiglottis
episi/o  vulva
epitheli/o  skin; epithelium
equi-  equality, equal
equin/o  horse
-er  one who
erg/o  work
erethism/o  irritation
erythem/o  flushed; redness
erythr/o  red
eschar/o  scab
-esis  action; condition; state of
eso-  inward
esophag/o  esophagus
esthes/o  nervous sensation
esthesi/o  nervous sensation
-esthesia  nervous sensation
estr/o  female
ethm/o  sieve
eti/o  cause
eu-  good; normal
-eurysm  widening
ex-  out; away from
exanthemat/o  rash
exo-  out; away from
extra-  outside

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