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pachy
thick
pachycephalic
abnormal thickness of skull
pachyderm
thick-skinned animal
para
near; departure from the norm
paralgia
abnormal pain
path
disease
pathology
study of disease
penia
deficiency
cytopenia
lack of cellular elements in the blood
peri
around
pericardium
around the heart
pexy
fixation, suspension
retinopexy
surgical repair of detached retina
phobia
fear of
hydrophobia
fear of water
phoresis
transmission
diaphoresis
perspiration, transmission of sweat
plasty
plastic surgical correction
orthoplasty
surgical straightening
plegia
paralysis; stroke
paraplegia
paralysis from the waist down
poly
many
polyarthritis
arthritis in numerous joints
post
after
post mortem
after death
pre
before
preoperative; pre-op
before surgery
pro
in front of; on behalf of
proglossis
tip of the tongue
pseudo
false
pseudodipsia
false thirst
ptosis
falling
mastoptosis
sagging of the breast
re
back, again
reflex
reflex response to stimulation
retro
backward
retroflexed
bent backward, posterior
rrhaphy
suture
cardirrhsphy
suturing of the heart
rhexis
rupture
angiorrhexis
ruptured blood vessel
scopy
exam
bronchoscopy
bronchus exam
semi
half
semicomatose
half-conscious
sphygmo
pulse
sphygmomanometer
pulse meter
sub
below
sublingual
under the tonge
super, supra
above
superacute
highly severe
sym, syn
together
symbiotic
dependent on one another
tachy
swift, fast
tachycardia
rapid heart rate
tele
distance
telemetry
distance signal monitore interpretation
toxo
toxic, poison
toxicoderma
skin disease caused by poison
tri
three
tricuspid
three cusps
ultra
above
ultrasonic
high frequency sound
ultraviolet
high frequency electromagnetic rays
uni
one
uniocular
having one working eye
xeno
foreign
xenograft
a graft from one species to another
xero
dry
xerochilia
dry lips