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-dynia
pain
cephalodynia- head pain
-ostomy
mouth, formation of an opening
gastrostomy- formation of opening in stomach
-pexy
surgical fixation
hysteropexy- fixation of the uterus
-lepsy
seizure, attack
narcolepsy- sudden attack of sleep
-clasis
break, fracture
osteoclasis- intentional fracture of bone
-stasis
stopping, controlling
hemostasis- controlling of flow of blood
-uria
urine
hematuria- presence of blood in urine
-blast
embryotic state of development
leukoblast- immature white blood cells
-plasty
surgical repair
rhinoplasty- surgical repair of nose
-ole
small or little
arteriole- small artery
-phobia
abnormal fear
hydrophobia- fear of water
-otomy
incision- cutting into tissue
tracheotomy- incision in the trachea
-pathy
disease
adenopathy- disease of a gland
-desis
binding, stabilization
arthrodesis- fixation of a joint
-emia
blood
hyperglycemia- excess glucose in the blood
-ory
pertaining to
auditory- pertaining to hearing
-opia
visual condition
myopia- nearsightedness
-megaly
enlargement
cardiomegaly- enlargement of heart
-penia
deficiency
leukocytopenia- decrease in # of white blood cells
-ac
pertaining to
cardic- pertaining to the heart
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
amniocentesis- removal of amneotic fluid
-cele
swelling, herniation
cystocele- protrusion of urinary bladder
-genic
producing
lithogenic- contributes to formation of stones
-logist
one who specializes in the study of
biologist- one who specializes in the study of living things
-scopy
examination, view
endoscopy- examination of intestinal tract
-ptosis
prolapse, sagging
blepharoptosis- drooping of the upper eyelid
-plasia
formation, growth
hyperplasia- excessive development
-rrhea
discharge, flow
rhinorrhea- drainage from the nose
-rrhexis
rupture
arteriorrhexis- rupture of an artery
-mania
mental disorder
megalomania- mental disorder characterized by delusions of grandeur
-genesis
generation, formation
lithogenesis- formation of stones
-lytic
destruction
keratolytic- agent used to destroy hardened skin
-graphy
process of recording
electrography- recording electrical activity of the heart
-rrhage
excessive flow or discharge
hemorrhage- excessive blood flow
-lith
stone, calculus
rhinolith- stones in the nose
-philia
attraction to
hydrophilia- attracting water
-algesia
sensitivity to pain
analgesia- w/o sensitivity to pain
-oid
resembling
mucoid- resembling mucus
-ectomy
excision, surgical removal or cutting out
gastrectomy, removal of stomach
-gravida
pregnancy
multigravidia- more than one pregnancy
-trophy
development, nourishment
hypertrophy- over development
-tripsy
to crush
lithotripsy- crushing of stone
-iatrist
one who treats
psychiatrist- treats mental illness
-ism
condition
hirsutism- condition of excessive body hair
oxia
oxygen
hypoxia- oxygen deficiency
-genesis
generation, formation
lithogenesis- formation of stones
-lytic
destruction
keratolytic- agent used to destroy hardened skin
-graphy
process of recording
electrography- recording electrical activity of the heart
-rrhage
excessive flow or discharge
hemorrhage- excessive blood flow
-lith
stone, calculus
rhinolith- stones in the nose
-philia
attraction to
hydrophilia- attracting water
-algesia
sensitivity to pain
analgesia- w/o sensitivity to pain
-oid
resembling
mucoid- resembling mucus
-ectomy
excision, surgical removal or cutting out
gastrectomy, removal of stomach
-gravida
pregnancy
multigravidia- more than one pregnancy
-trophy
development, nourishment
hypertrophy- over development
-tripsy
to crush
lithotripsy- crushing of stone
-iatrist
one who treats
psychiatrist- treats mental illness
-ism
condition
hirsutism- condition of excessive body hair
oxia
oxygen
hypoxia- oxygen deficiency
-ory
pertaining to
auditory- pertaining to hearing
-opia
visual condition
myopia- nearsightedness
-megaly
enlargement
cardiomegaly- enlargement of heart
-penia
deficiency
leukocytopenia- decrease in # of white blood cells
-ac
pertaining to
cardic- pertaining to the heart
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
amniocentesis- removal of amneotic fluid
-cele
swelling, herniation
cystocele- protrusion of urinary bladder
-genic
producing
lithogenic- contributes to formation of stones
-logist
one who specializes in the study of
biologist- one who specializes in the study of living things
-scopy
examination, view
endoscopy- examination of intestinal tract
-ptosis
prolapse, sagging
blepharoptosis- drooping of the upper eyelid
-plasia
formation, growth
hyperplasia- excessive development
-rrhea
discharge, flow
rhinorrhea- drainage from the nose
-rrhexis
rupture
arteriorrhexis- rupture of an artery
-mania
mental disorder
megalomania- mental disorder characterized by delusions of grandeur
-osis
condition of
cyanois- condition of blueness
-meter
instrument used to measure
thermometer
-algia
pain
cephalgia- pain in the head
-oma
tumor
hematoma- tumor filled with blood
-plegia
paralysis
hemiplegia- paralysis of one side of the body
-lysis
destruction or detatchment
hydrolysis- detatchement through the use of water
-itis
inflammation
appendicitis- inflammation of the appendix
-ian
specialist in a field of study
pediatrician- treats children
-logy
the study of
biology- the study of living things
-lithiasis
formation of stones
cholelithiasis- formation of gallstones
-pnea
breathing
dyspnea- difficulty breathing