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hyper
excessive/increased
over/above
hypo
deficient/decreased
low
itis
inflammation
reddenning
osis
abnormal condition
O sis, that's not a normal condition
ostomy
surgically creating an opening
artificial opening-surgical
otomy
surgical incision
crani-otomy
surgical incision of the skull
plasty
surgical repair
myo-plasty
surgical repair of muscle
rrhage/rrhagia
bleeding, bursting forth or abnormal or excessive flow
hemorrhage
bursting forth/excessive flow of blood
rrhaphy
surgical suturing
surg stitches
rrhaphia stitched a wreath
rrhea
flow or discharge of most body fluids
rrhea, erik's sister, had a flow or discharge from her nose
rrhexis(T-Rex ruptured)
rupture
335 rrhexis'd - explode<br />
big guy
sclerosis
abnormal hardening
arterio-sclerosis: dr.hart cleans out hardened arteries
opposite of malacia (abn.((condition-osis)) softening)
stenosis
abnormal narrowing
arterio- stenosis
abn. (condition-osis) narrowing or artery
necrosis
tissue death
necrotic feet- diabetics, black, death
megaly
enlargement
mega=large
malacia
abnormal softening
opposite sclerosis- abn. hardening
dynia
pain
algia
pain & suffering
gastralgia- pain in stomach
centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes or to remove excess fluid
thora centesis- surgically removing fluid from lungs
angi/o
blood vessel
angel's blood vessel, on her forhead, is large
path
disease
path- ology= study of disease
ology
study of
ologist
one who studies
oto
ear
rhino
nose
rhino plasty
surgical repair of nose
laryng
throat
larynx
lith
stone
lithotomy- surgical removal of a stone
peri
surrounding
nat
birth
al
pertaining to
pre
before
graph
instrument used to record
x ray machine
graphy
process of recording a picture or record
radiographic(x-ray) study of blood vessels
gram
picture or record
x-ray, physical image
scopy
visual examination
endo-scopy
visual examination, within
endo
within
tonsillo
tonsils
cardio
heart
cardiac- ac- pertaining to
gastr
stomach
gas truck with stomach on side
crani
skull
cyan
blue
cyan osis
abnormal blue condition
erythro
red
erythro cytes- red blood cells
leuko
white
Luke wore a white lab coat
melano
black
melan-oma, black tumor
polio
gray
DR Gray had a polio patient
neuro
nerve
enter
small intestine
post
after
super/supra
above or excessive
sub
under,less or below