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What does the suffix -algia mean?
pain, suffering
What does the prefix dys- mean?
bad, difficult, painful
what does the suffix -ectomy mean?
surgical removal
What does hapat/o refer to?
liver
What does the prefix hyper- mean?
excessive, increased
What does the prefix hypo- mean?
deficient, decreased
What does the suffix -itis mean?
inflammation
What does the suffix -malacia mean?
abnormal softening
What does the suffix -necrosis mean?
tissue death
What does the suffix -osis mean?
abnormal condition
What does the suffix -ostomy mean?
surgical opening
what does the suffix -otomy mean?
cutting, surgical incision
What does the suffix -plasty mean?
surgical repair
What does the suffix -rrhage mean?
bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
what does the suffix -rrhaphy mean?
surgical suturing
What does the suffix -rrhea mean?
flow or discharge
What does the suffix -rrhexis mean?
rupture
What does the suffix -sclerosis mean?
abnormal hardening
What does the suffix -scopy mean?
visual examination
What does the suffix -stenosis mean?
abnormal narrowing
This word part means plaque or fatty substance:
ather/o
This prefix means surrounding:
peri
This is always placed at the end of the term
suffix
This combining form means white:
leuk/o
This suffix means abnormal softening:
malacia
Pain only observable by the patient is:
symptom
This prefix means decreased or deficient:
hypo
This is a prediction of the probably course and outcome of a disease:
prognosis
This suffix means rupture:
rrhexis
The plural term of appendix is:
appendices
What means an examination procedure?
palpation
This is one male gland:
prostate
What is the name for pathological tissue change?
lesion
This means having a pounding heart:
palpitation
This is a torn or ragged wound:
laceration
Body cavities are lined with specialized:
mucous membranes
Pus formation is known as:
suppuration
This means wound or injury:
trauma
The means pertaining to a virus:
viral
This term is part of the small intestine:
ileum
What is the name for an abnormal stomach condition?
gastrosis
What is the word meaning pertaining to the heart?
cardiac
What is the name for a ruptured muscle?
myorrhexis
What is the name for stomach pain?
gastralgia
A surgical repair of a muscle:
myoplasty
neo means:
new
arteri/o means:
artery
Arthr/o means:
joint
Cardi/o means:
heart
Nat/o means:
birth
Neur/o means:
nerve
Rhin/o means:
nose
Ologist means:
specialist