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encephal/o
brain
neur/o
nerve
-algia
pain
-plegia
paralysis
loss or impairment of the ability to move parts of the body
cyst/o
urinary bladder
olig/o
scanty
py/o
pus
-uria
urination
urine condition
choledoch/o
common bile duct
dent/i
tooth
duoden/o
duodenum
enter/o
intestines
usually small intestine
esophag/o
esophagus
gastr/o
stomach
gloss/o
tongue
lingu/o
tongue
odont/o
tooth
-lysis
destruction
breakdown
separation
-phagia
eating
swallowing
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhage
-rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
flow
discharge
lith/o
stone
calculus
amni/o
amnion
gynec/o
women
female
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
men/o
menses
menstruation
o/o
egg
salping/o
fallopian tubes
-gravida
pregnancy
dys-
painful
endo-
within
primi-
first
pol/o
extreme
-pexy
fixation; to put in place
-megaly
enlargement
-genic
produced by or in
-iasis
abnormal condition
-blast
embryonic; immature
-chezia
defecation; elimination of wastes
-cele
hernia
-oid
resembling
isch/o
to hold back; back
-emic
pertaining to blood condition
para-
near; beside; abnormal; apart from; along the side of
hydr/o
water
cephal/o
head
-tomy
process of cutting
ana-
up; apart; backward; again, anew
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-genesis
producing; forming
Colpoplasty
the fixation of the prolapsed vagina
(colp/o/plasty)
Nephromegaly
enlargement of a kidney
(Nephr/o/megaly)
What removed in a Salpingo-oophorectomy?
the removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries
(salping/o/oophor/ectomy)
Choledocholithiasis
stone in the bile duct
(choledoch/o/lith/iasis
Hydrocephalus

(hydr/o/cephal/us)
an abnormal increase in the amount of cerebrospinal fluid within the cranial cavity; enlarged cerebral, etc,
-gravida
pregnancy
dys-
painful
endo-
within
primi-
first
pol/o
extreme
-pexy
fixation; to put in place
-megaly
enlargement
-genic
produced by or in
-iasis
abnormal condition
-blast
embryonic; immature
-chezia
defecation; elimination of wastes
-cele
hernia
-oid
resembling
isch/o
to hold back; back
-emic
pertaining to blood condition