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81 Cards in this Set

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-centesis
puncture to withdraw fluid
-ectomy
surgical removal
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
-otomy
cutting into
-ia
state, condition
-pexy
surgical fixation
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhaphy
suture
-gram
record or picture
-graph
instrument for recording
-sis
condition
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
process of measuring
-scope
instrument for viewing
-scopy
process of visually examining
-scopy
process of visually examining
-stasis
stopping
-iasis
abnormal condition
-cide
kill
-cise
cut
-cle
small
-coccus
berry-shaped
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectasis
dialation
-ectopia
displacement
-emia
condition of the blood
-er
one who
-gen
that which produces
-spasm
involuntary muscle contraction
-genesis
produces, generates
-genic
producing
-iatric
medicine, physician
-ion
process
-ism
state of
-ist
one who specializes in
-itis
inflammation
-ium
converts word root into a noun
-ize
to make, to use, take away
-lapse
to slide, sag
-lith
stone
-logist
one who studies
-logy
study of
-lysis
destruction
-malacia
abnormal softening
-melagy
enlargement, large
-ole
small
-oma
tumor, mass
-osis
abnormal condition
-paresis
weakness
-parous
bearing, give birth
-partum
birth, labor
-pathy
disease
-penia
few
-phasis
speech
-phobia
abnormal fear
-phoria
feeling, mental state
-physis
to grow
-plasia
development, growth
-plasm
formation, development
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
drooping
-rrhage
excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-sclerosis
hardening
-stalsis
constriction, contraction
-stenosis
narrowing
-therapy
treatment
-trophy
nourishment, development
-ule
small
-um
converts root word into a noun
-uria
condition of the urine
-us
converts root word into a noun
-ac, -al, -an, -ar, - ary, -eal, -iac, -ic, -ical, -ile, -ior, -oid, -ory, - ose, -ous, -tic
pertaining to
-a
converts a word to a noun
-blast
immature,embryonic
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia, protrusion