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71 Cards in this Set

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-lysis
breakdown, destruction, separation
-trophy
development, nourishment
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-ptosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse
-malacia
softening
-genesis
condition of producing, forming
-dynia
pain
-plasty
surgical repair
-cele
hernia
-coccus
berry-shaped bacterium
plas/o
formation, development
acr/o
extremities, top, extreme point
pulmon/o
lungs
necr/o
death
neutr/o
neutrophil (a white blood cell), (neutral)
peritone/o
peritoneum
phag/o
to eat, swallow
phleb/o
vein
-megaly
enlargement
mast/o
breast
myel/o
spinal cord, bone marrow
lapar/o
abdomen, abdominal wall
isch/o
to hold back
my/o
muscle
-therapy
treatment
-graphy
the process of recording or tracing
-stomy
new opening to the outside of the body to form a mouth.
-stasis
stopping, controlling, standing still
leukemia
a blood condition of increased malignant white blood cells.
prolapse
fall forward
cytosis
slight increase of cells
-sclerosis
hardening
-phobia
fear
-penia
deficiency
-ous
pertaining to
-ar
-ary
pertaining to
-tic
pertaining to
-um
-ium
structure, tissue, thing
-graph
instrument for recording
-oid
resembling
arteri/o
artery
bronch/o
bronchial tubes
chem/o
drug, chemical
-plasm
formation
-iac
pertaining to
-ia
condition
-er
one who
-ole
-ule
little, small
chron/o
time
lymph/o
lymph
hydr/o
water, fluid
muc/o
mucus
mamm/o
breast
morph/o
shape, form
col/o
colon (large intestine)
pleur/o
pleura

(membrane surrounding the lungs and adjacent to chest wall muscles)
ot/o
ear
pneaumon/o
lungs
splen/o
spleen
rect/o
rectum
ven/o
vein
tonsill/o
tonsils
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
blephar/o
eyelid
axill/o
armpit
amni/o
amnion

(the sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
agor/a
marketplace
acu/o
sharp, severe, sudden
angi/o
vessel
strept/o
twisted chains
staphyl/o
clusters