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Condition
tachycardia
Condition characterized by a fast heart rate
-algia
Pain
neuralgia
Pain that follows the nerves
-edema
swelling
-ema
condition
emphysema
Condition in which tiny air sacs in the lungs are destroyed as a result of excessive inflation
-esis
condition
diuresis
condition in which urinary output is abnormal (increased)
-ia
condition
pneumonia
lung condition
-ism
condition
hyperthyroidism
condition characterized by excessive activity of the thyroid
-itis
inflammation
-malacia
softening
osteomalacia
softening or weakening of the bones
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor; growth
lymphoma
malignant tumor of the lymph nodes
-pathy
disease
myopathy
general term referring to any disease of the muscle
-penia
deficiency
leukopenia
deficiency of white blood cells
-rrhea
discharge
-sclerosis
hardening
arteriosclerosis
hardening of the arteries
-sis
condition
necrosis
condition in which an area of tissue dies as a result of oxygen and nutrient deprivation
-stenosis
narrowing
-toxic
poisonous
-trophy
nourishment; growth
a-
without, not
ataxia
absence of or reduction in muscular coordination
an-
without, not
anesthesia
absence or reduction in feeling or sensation
atel-
incomplete
atelectasis
incomplete expansion of a lung, collapsed lung
brady-
slow
bradycardia
condition characterized by a slow heart rate
de-
down, lack of, loss of
dementia
loss of the ability to think clearly
dys-
abnormal, painful, difficult
dyspnea
difficulty breathing
hyper-
excessive
hyperglycemia
condition characterized by excessive amounts of sugar in the blood
hypo-
under, reduced
hypothyroidism
condition characterized by underactivity of the thyroid gland
macro-
large
micro
small
microbiology
study of very small living organisms
neo-
new
neoplastic
pertaining to the formation of new tissue, usually used to denote a cancerous tumor or growth
tachy-
fast
tachycardia
condition characterized by a fast heart rate
electro-
electricity
-alysis
seperation into components, analysis
urinalysis
analysis of urine
-gram
record
electrocardiogram
record of the electrical activity of the heart
-graph
recording instrument
electrocardiograph
instrument used to record electrical activity within the heart
-graphy
recording
encephalography
techniques used to record activity within the brain
-scopy
visual examination
endoscopy
visual examination of one or more internal organs
-ectomy
surgical removal
-lysis
dissolution, destruction
thrombolysis
dissolution of a blood clot
-plasty
surgical repair
-stomy
surgical opening
ileostomy
surgical creation of an opening between the ileum and the surface of the abdomen
-tomy
surgical incision
tracheotomy
surgical incision through the neck into the trachea