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-emesis
vomiting
-dynia
pain
-centesis
surgical puncture
-mening
meninges
-clasis
to break; surgical fracture
-desis
binding; fixation
-lysis
separation; destruction; loosening
-pexy
fixation
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhapy
suture
-stomy
form opening
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
-gram
record; writing
-scope
instrument for examining
-scopy
visual exam
-algia
pain
-cele
hernia, swelling
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-emia
blood condition
-gen
forming, producing, origin
-iasis
abnormal condition
-malacia
softening
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal condition; increase
-phasia
speech
-plasia
formation; growth
-plegia
paralysis
-rrhexis
rupture
-trophy
nourishment, development
fluoroscope
instrument, consisting of an x-ray machine and a fluorescent screen, used to view the internal organs of the body
etiology
study of the causes of disease
endoscope
rigid or flexible tube and optical system for observing the inside of hollow organ or cavity
idiopathic
pertaining to conditions without clear pathogenesis, or disease without recognizable cause, as of spontaneous origin
prognosis
prediction of the course and end of a disease and the estimated chance of recovery
sign
objective evidence or manifestation of an illness or a disordered function of the body
symptom
any change in the body or its functions as perceived by the patient
parietal
outer wall of body cavity
visceral
internal organs
prone
lying horizontal face down
inversion
turning inward or inside out
chrom
color
cirrh
yellow
xanth
yellow
melan
black
poli
gray
acr
extremity
idi
unknown
xer
dry
analyte
substance being analyzed or tested, generally by a chemical
dehiscence
bursting open of a wound
febrile
feverish
sepsis
febrile, pathological state, resulting from presence of microorganisms or products in the bloodstream
suppurative
producing or associated with generation of pus
Bx
biopsy
DSA
digital subtraction angiography
SPECT
single photon emission computed tomography