Compounded Words – Meaning

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1. Anaemia – Deficiency of haemoglobin in the blood
2. Analgesic – Medicine which alleviates pain
3. Arthralgia – Pain in a joint
4. Cephalalgia – Headache
5. Nephralgia – Pain in the kidney
6. Neuralgia – Nerve pain
7. Myalgia – Muscle pain
8. Otalgia – Ear ache
9. Gastralgia – Pain in the stomach
10. Pyoderma – Skin infection with pus formation
11. Leucoderma -Defective skin pigmentaion
12. Hysterodynia – Pain in the uterus
13. Hysterectomy – Excision of the uterus
14. Nephrectomy – Excision of a kidney
15. Adenectomy – Excision of a gland
16. Cholecystectomy – Excision of gall bladder
17. Thyroidectomy – Excision of thyroid gland
18. Arthritis – Inflammation of a joint
19. Bronchitis – Inflammation of the bronchi
20. Carditis – Inflammation of the heart
21. Cervicitis – Inflammation of the cervix
22. Colitis – Inflammation of the colon
23. Colpitis – Inflammation of the vagina
24. Cystitis – Inflammation of the urinary bladder
25. Enteritis – Inflammation of the intestines
26. Gastritis – Inflammation of the stomach
27. Glossitis – Inflammation of the tongue
28. Hepatitis – Inflammation of the liver
29. Laryngitis – Inflammation of the larynx
30. Metritis – Inflammation of the uterus
31. Myelitis – Inflammation of the spinal cord
32. Nephritis – Inflammation of the kidney
33. Pharyngitis – Inflammation of the pharynx
34. Blepharitis -Inflammation of the eyelids
35. Cholelithiasis – Stone in the gall bladder
36. Nephrolithiasis – Stone in the kidney
37. Osteomalacia – Softening of bones through deficiency of calcium or D vitamin
38. Adenoma -Benign tumour of glandular tissue
39. Myoma – Tumour of muscle
40. Diplopia – Double vision
41. Thrombosis – Formation of a blood clot
42. Pyloromyotomy – Incision of pyloric sphincter muscle
43. Hedrophobia – Fear of water(Rabies in humans)
44. Neuroplasty- Surgical repair of nerves
45. Pyloraplasty -Incision of plastic pylorus to widen passage
46. Hemiplegia – Paralysis of one side of the body
47. Nephroptosis – Downward displacement of the kidney
48. Amenorrhoea – Absence of menstrual discharge
49. Dysmenorrhoea – Painful menstruation
50. Leucorrhoea – Whitish vaginal discharge
51. Menorrhoea – Menstrual bleeding
52. Haemorrhage- Escape of blood from a vessel
53. Arrhythmia -Any deviation of normal rhythm of heart
54. Cholestasis – Diminution in the flow of bile
55. Haemostatis – Arrest of bleeding
56. Neurasthenia – Nervous debility
57. Cystostomy – Surgical opening made into the bladder
58. Cystotomy – Incision into the urinary bladder
59. Hypertrophy – Increase in the size of tissues
60. Haematuria – Blood in the urine
61. Glycosuria – Presence of sugar in the urine
62. Albuminuria – Presence of albumin in the urine

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Hello! I am Dukagjin Zeqiraj from Kosovo. I have finished Medical Faculty in Prishtina ( capital city of Kosovo). Now I live in Pristina and I work in QKMF Podujeve (family medicine center). Tel: +38344311154