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-centesis
Surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid.
-ectomy
excision (surgical removal)
-lysis
process of loosening, freeing, or destroying
-pexy
surgical fixation
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhaphy
suture
-scopy
visual exam using lighted instrument ( surgiacl & nonsurgical)
-stomy
formation of an opening
-tome
an instrument used for cutting
-tomy
incision (into tissue)
-tripsy
surgical crushing
aden/o
gland
angi/o
vessel
append/o, appendic/o
appendix
blephar/o
eyelid
cardi/o
heart
cerebr/o, encephal/o
brain
chir/o
hand
col/o
colon or large intestine
cutane/o, derm/a, dermat/o
skin
faci/o
face
mamm/o, mast/o
breast
neur/o
nerve
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
tonsill/o
tonsil
trache/o
trachea ( windpipe)
vas/o
vessel; ductus deferens (vas deferens)
-algia, -dynia
pain
-cele
hernia
-ectasia, -ectasis
dilataion (dilation,enlargement) or stretching of a structure or part
-edema
swelling
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
condition of the blood
-ia, -iasis
conditon
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone or calculus
-malacia
soft, softening
-mania
excessive preoccupation
-megaly
enlargement
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor
-osis
conditon ( abnoraml,usually an increase)
-pathy
disease
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
abnormal fear
-ptosis
prolapse, sagging
-rrhage, -rrhagia
excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
-rrhea
flow or discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-spasm
twitching or cramping
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-able, -ible
capable of, able to
-ac, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -eal,
-ic,-ive, -tic
pertaining to
-ase
enzyme
-er, -ist
one who
-eum, -ium
membrane
-ia, -ism
condition or theory
-iac
one who suffers
-logist
one who studies; specialist
-logy
study or science of
-opia
vision
-ose
sugar
-ous
pertaining to or characterized by
-y
state or condition
amyl/o
starch
glyc/o
sugar
hemat/o
blood
lact/o
milk
lip/o
fat
lith/o
stone
micro-
small
muc/o
mucus
prote/o, protein/o
protein
pyr/o
fire
pyr/o
fire