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-stenosis
abnormal narrowing
ather/o
plaque or fatty substance
-rrhexis
rupture
-oma
tumor
-malacia
abnormal softening
lith/o
stone
-sclerosis
abnormal hardening
-ologist
specialist
um
a
nat/o
birth
mon/o
one
myc/o
fungus
end/o
within
-ology
the study of
-megaly
enlargement
arthr/o
joint
en
ina
pyel/o
renal pelvis (part of the kidney)
uni
one
laryng/o
larynx and throat
hepat/o
liver
ot/o
ear
myel/o
spinal cord
neo
new
-rrhea
abnormal flow, discharge
rhin/o
nose
erythro/o
red
py/o
pus
gastr/o
stomach
geront/o
old age
nx
nges
col/o
colon
-rrhaphy
to suture
enter/o
small intestine
melan/o
black/dark
-ile
capable of
index
indies
neur/o
nerve
-plasty
surgical repair
cytes
cells
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes, or to remove excess fluid.
us
i
ex or ix
ices
cardi/o
heart
a
ae
cyan/o
blue
lumen
lumina
leuk/o
white
quad/i
four
-form, -form/o
resembling, in the shape of
prim/i
first
crani/o
skull
-algia
pain, painful condition
-otomy
cutting, surgical incision
my/o
muscle
-oid
like, resembling
-ostomy
surgically creating an opening
xanth/o
yellow
-ectomy
surgical removal, cutting out
-dynia
pain
-necrosis
tissue death
diplo
double/two
di
two/twice
-itis
inflammation of
-osis, -iasis, -ism, -ia
abnormal condition of
im
not
un
not
-rrhage, -rrhagia
burting forth, an abnormal excessive fluid discharge or bleeding
-y
noun ending
-graphy
process of recording a picture or record.
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -ic, -ous, -ical
pertaining to
poli/o
gray
on
a
ganglion
ganglia
hem/o
blood
-scopy
visual examination
aterio
artery
ovum
ova
-gram
record or picture