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-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
-ectomy
excision (surgical removal or cutting out)
-lysis
process of loosening, freeing or destroying
-pexy
surgical fixation (fastening in a fixed position)
-plasty
surgical repair
-rraphy
suture
-scopy
visual examination with a lighted instrument
-stomy
formation of an opening
-tome
an insturment used for cutting
-tomy
incision
-tripsy
surgical crushing
ade/o
gland
adenoids
angi/o
vessel
append/o
appensix
appendic/o
appendix
blephar/o
eyelid
cardi/o
heart
cerebr/o
brain
encephal/o
brain
chir
hand
col/o
colon or large intestine
cutane/o
skin
Cutaneous means pertaining to the skin
derm/a
skin
dermat/o
skin
faci/o
face
mamm/o
breast
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
-algia
pain
-dynia
pain
-cele
hernia
-ectasia
dilation or streching of a structure or part
-ectasis
dilation or streching of a structure or part
-edema
swelling
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
condition of the blood
-ia
condition
-iasis
condition
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone or calculus
-malacia
soft, softening
-mania
excessive preoccupation
-megaly
enlargement
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor
-osis
condition
-pathy
disease
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
abnormal fear
-ptosis
prolapse (sagging)
-rrhage
excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
-rrhagia
excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
-rrhea
flow or discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-spasm
twitching, cramping
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-able
capable of, able to
-ible
capable of, able to
-ase
enzyme
-er
one who
-ist
one who
-eum
membrane
-ium
membrane
-ia
condition or therory
-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
-ac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-an
pertaining to
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-eal
pertaining to
-ic
pertaining to
-ive
pertaining to
-tic
pertaining to
lact/o
milk
-amyl/o
starch