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Latin Medical Terms - A
abbas abbatis : father /abbot.
abbatia : abbey, monastery.
abduco : to lead, or take away/ detach, withdraw.
abeo : to go away, retire /depart from life, die.
abeo : to digress / change / vanish, disappear.
abscido : to cut off, to separate, take away.
absconditus : hidden, concealed.
absens, absentis : (adj.) absent, missing, away, gone.
absorbeo : to swallow, gulp down, carry away, engross.
absque : (+ abl.) without.
abstergo : to wipe off, clean away.
absum : to be absent, be away, be missing.
abundans : abundant, overflowing, abounding in.
abundantia : abundance, bounty, plenty
abutor : to make full use of, to abuse.
abutor : to use abusive language / use a word incorrectly.
ac : =atque and
accedo : to approach, come near /(things) to be added.
accendo : to kindle, illuminate, inflame.
acceptus : welcome, pleasant, agreeable.
accipio : to consider oneself indebted, receive, learn, take.
accommodo : to adjust, adapt, accommodate oneself.
accusator : accusor, plaintiff.
accuso : to accuse, blame, find fault with.
acer : sharp, keen, eager, severe, fierce.
acerbitas : harshness, bitterness.
acerbus : bitter, gloomy, dark.
acervus : a heap, mass.
acidus : sharp, sour.
acies : keeness, edge, sharpness, battle-line, battlefield.
acquiro : to acquire, gain, get, obtain.
acsi : as if, (Herimann p. 283, 293).
adamo : to fall in love with, find pleasure in.
adaugeo : to make greater, add, increase.
addo : to give, bring, place, / inspire, cause,/ add, join.
adduco : to lead, induce, persuade.
ademptio: a taking away.
adeo : to such a point, such an extent, so far, so long.
adeo : to approach, visit, come to, undertake.
adeptio : attainment, obtaining.
adepto : to obtain, get, acquire.
adfectus affectus : (fr. adficio) influenced, worked upon.
adfero affero : to cause, bring about, contribute.
adfero affero : to bring news, report / apply, bring to bear.
adficio : to affect, afflict, weaken, sap, exhaust, drain.
adflicto affligo : to injure, weaken, discourage, damage, break.
adhaero : to hang to, stick to, adhere.
adhuc : till then, till now, still, even now, besides, also, yet.
adicio : to direct, address, apply / to throw to.
adimpleo : to fulfill, perform.
adinventitias : (?) Herimann, cap 2.
adipiscor : to come up to, overtake, obtain.
adiuvo : to help, aid, assist.
administratio : giving of help, administration, government.
admiratio : wonder, astonishment, surprise, admiration.
admiror : to wonder at, admire, marvel at.
admitto : to admit, receive.
admoneo : admonish, advise.
admonitio : warning, reminder. (insult: Herimann, p. 282).
admoveo : to move to, bring up, apply.
adnuo : to nod assent.
adopto : to wish for oneself, adopt, select, pick out.
adsidue assidue : continuously, without remission.
adstringo : (persons) bind, oblige, (+ refl.) commit oneself to
adstringo : to tight, compress, compact /
adstringo : to draw together, tighten, bind.
adsuesco assuesco : to grow accustomed to, used to, make familiar.
adsum : to assist, be present, be near, be in attendance,
adsumo (assumo) : to take to oneself, claim, appropriate, call.
adulatio : fawning, flattery, sycophancy, buttering up.
adulescens : young man, youth, lad.
adulescentia : youth
adultus : (adj.) grown up, mature, adult, of age.
aduro (adustum) : to set fire to, burn, singe, kindle, light.
advenio : to come, arrive, reach.
adversus : (prep. + acc.) toward, against, facing
adversus : (adj.) facing, opposite, opposing.
adverto : to turn towards, direct one's attention to, attract.
advoco : to summon, call / call in an advisor.
aedificium edificium : building, structure.
aeger eger : sick, ill.
aegre egre : (adv.) hardly, scarcely, with difficulty, laboriously.
aegresco egresco : to fall ill, become troubled, grow worse.
aegresco : to become ill, grow worse, be ill.
aegretudo egretudo : sickness, mental illness.
aegrotatio egrotatio : sickness, illness.
aegrus : ill, diseased, unwell.
aeneus eneus : made of copper or bronze, brazen.
aequitas equitas : justice, fairness, equity.
aequus, equus : level, even, calm, equal, favorable, just.
aer, aeris : air, atmosphere, ether, weather.
aestas estas : summer.
aestivus estivus : pertaining to summer.
aestus estus : heat, tide.
aetas : an age, stage, period of life, time, era.
aeternus eternus : eternal, everlasting, without end.
Affligeniensis, Haffligeniensis : Afflighem.
ager (agri) : farm, field, acre.
aggero : to make a mound, heap up, increase.
aggredior : to go to, approach, address, attack.
agnitio : recognition, knowledge.
agnosco : to know again, recognize, report, understand, admit.
agnosco : acknowledge.
agnosco : to recognize, understand, perceive.
ago (egi actum ) : to spend time, live / manage, drive, lead.
ait : he says.
aiunt: they say.
Aldenard : Audenarde.
alienus : somebody else's, foreign, alien, strange, different.
alii ... alii : some ... others.
alioqui : (adv.) otherwise.
alioquin : (adv.) otherwise, in some respects/ in general.
aliqua : some.
aliquando : at any time, sometimes, occasionally, at last.
aliquanta : (adj.) moderate, or some size.
aliquanto : somewhat, considerably.
aliquantum : (noun) a good deal.
aliquantus : (adj.) of some size, moderate.
aliqui : some.
aliquid : someone, somebody, something.
aliquis : someone, anyone, anything, (adv.) in any respect.
aliquo : (adv.) in some direction.
aliquot : some, several.
aliquotiens : some times.
alius alia aliud : other, another, someone else, something else.
allatus (=adfero) : having been brought.
alo (alui altum) : nourish, cherish, support, sustain, maintain, keep. Alos :
alter : (adv.) otherwise.
alter altera alterum : the second, the other one.
alter ... alter : the one ... the other.
altus : high, deep.
alveus : hollow, basket, bed (of a river).
amaritudo : bitterness.
Ambianis : Amiens.
ambitus : border, edge, extent /going around, circuit.
ambulo : to walk.
amicitia : friendship
amiculum : cloak, cape.
amicus : friend, comrade.
amissio/amissus : loss.
amita : father's sister, paternal aunt.
amitto : to dismiss, send away, lose, let slip away.
amitto : to send away, let go, let slip, lose.
amo : to love, like, be fond of, cherish.
amor : love, affection, infatuation, passion.
amoveo : to move away, remove, take out, shift.
amplexus : an embracing, surrounding, loving embrace, [euphemism]
amplio : to enlarge, increase, improve.
amplitudo : size, breadth, dignity, grandeur, greatness.
amplus : large, spacious, ample /great important, honorable.
an : (adv.) or "Are you going OR are you staying?"
ancilla : maidservant, also used by nuns to decribe themselves.
Andegavense : Anjou.
angelus : angel.
angulus : corner, niche.
angustus : narrow, limited, strait, tight, constricted.
animadverto : to turn the mind to, take notice of, see, perceive.
animi : at heart.
animus : courage, vivacity, bravery, will, spirit, soul.
animus : character, intellect, memory, consciousness, often = mind.
annus : year.
anser : goose.
ante : (prep. + acc.) before/ in front of/ (adv.) before, previously.
antea : (adv.) before, previously, formerly.
antepono : (+ dat.) put before, prefer, favor, promote.
antiquus : ancient, old, hoary,
aperio : to uncover, lay bare, reveal, make clear.
aperte : openly, frankly.
apostolus : (legal) notice sent to a higher tribunal / ecc. Apostle.
apparatus : equipment, gear, machinery/ splendor, magnificence.
appareo : to become visible, appear, manifest
appello : to call, name, summon.
appono : to appoint a person, to add something.
appono : to place near, put to, serve, put on the table.
appositus : placed near, approaching, appropriate, appositively.
approbo : to approve.
appropinquo : (+ dat.) to near, drawn near, come close, approach.
apto : to fit, adapt, adjust, make ready, or fit.
aptus : fitted, connected, fastened /prepared, fitted out.
aptus : suitable, appropriate, fitting.
apud : (prep. + acc.) among, in the presence of, at, at the house of.
aqua : water.
ara : altar
aranea : spider's web.
arbitro arbitror : to witness, bear witness / judge, arbitrate.
arbor : tree.
arbustum : a vineyard planted with trees.
arbustus : planted with trees.
arca archa : chest, box, money box, coffin, cell.
arceo : to shut up, enclose.
arcesso, accerso : to bring, fetch, summon, call for.
arcus : bow (BOW and arrows), arch, bend, arc.
argentum : silver, money.
argumentum : proof, evidence.
arguo : to show, make clear, attempt to show.
arma : arms, weapons.
armarium : cupboard, chest, safe (for food, clothing, money).
armo : to provide arms, arm, equip, fit out.
aro : to plow.
ars, artis : skill method, technique, conduct, character.
articulus : (of time) a moment, crisis.
artificiose : skillfuly.
artificiosus : skillful, accomplished, skillfuly made.
arto : to press together, reduce, abrdiged.
arx , arcis : citadel, stronghold, fortress, keep, donjon.
ascisco : to receive, admit/ adopt / take up, approve.
asper : rought, harsh, severe.
asperitas : roughness, severity/ harshness, fierceness.
aspicio : to look at, behold, gaze at, see.
asporto : to carry off, take away.
assentator : flatterer, sycophant, yes-man.
astrum : star, constellation.
Asvesniis : of Avesne.
at : (conj.) but. (more emphatic and emotional than sed).
atavus : great-great-great grandfather, ancestor.
ater atra atrum : dark.
atqui : (conj.) and yet, still.
Atrebatum : Arras.
atrocitas : hashness, cruelty, frightfulness, barbarity, horror.
atrox : terrible, cruel, horror.
attero : destroy, waste, weaken, impair.
attero : to weaken, ruin, rub against, rub away, erode.
attollo : to raise, lifet up, elevate/ excite, exalt.
attonbitus : frantic, inspired, thunder-struck, stunned.
auctor : author, originator.
auctoritas : authority
auctus : growth, enlargement, increase.
audacia : boldness, dash, daring, audacity.
audacter, audaciter : boldly, proudly, fearlessly.
audax : bold
audentia : boldness, courage.
audeo : to dare. (part. ausus )
audio : to hear, hearken, listen to.
auditor : hearer, listener.
aufero : to carry away, remove /steal, carry off, make away with.
aureus : golden.
auris : ear.
aurissiodorenses : Auxerre, dept Yonne, between Paris and Dijon.
aurum : gold.
aut...aut : either...Or.
autem : moreover, however, but, also.
autus : increase, enlargement, growth.
Auxatia : Alsace.
auxilium : aid, help, assistance, support.
avaritia : avarice, greed.
avarus : greedy, avaricious.
aveho : to carry away, remove (avexi avectum )
averto : to turn away, avert, avoid. turn back.
Avesniis : Avesnes.
avoco : to call away, divert.