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58 Cards in this Set

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-centesis
puncture
-ectomy
removal,excision
stomy
forming an opening
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision, cut into, metszes
-desis
binding, fixation of bone or joint
-pexy
suspension,fixation of an organ
-rrhaphy
suture, sawing
-plasty
surgical repair
-clasis
break,fracture
-lysis
separation,destruction,loosening
-tripsy
crushing (kidney stone)
-algia
pain
-dynia
pain
-cele
hernia,swelling
-ectasis
dilation,expansion
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-gen
forming,producing,origin
-genesis
forming,producing,origin
-gram
record,writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process for recording
-iasis
abnormal condition
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone,calculus
-logist
specialist in the study of
-logy
study of
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal cond.,increase (blood cells)
-para
to bear
(can be prefix too-----near,beside,beyond)
-paresis
partial paralysis
-pathy
disease
-penia
decrease,deficiency
-phagia
eating,swalloing
-phasia
speech
-philia
attraction to
-phobia
fear
-plasia
formation,growth
-plegia
paralysis,stroke
-poiesis
formation,production
-ptosis
prolapse,downward replacement
(back to place)
-rrhage
brusting forth (lots of fluid)
-rrhagia
brusting forth (lots of fluid)
-rrhea
discharge,flow (less fluid)
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
instrument to view or examine
-scopy
visual examination
-spasm
involuntary contraction,twitching
-stasis
standing still
-stenosis
narrowing,stricture
-toxic
poison
-trophy
development,nourishment