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-algia
pain
gastralgia- pain in stomach
-cele
tumor/hernia/swelling
cystocele- hernia of bladder
-centesis
puncture
paracentesis- surgical puncture
-cide
killing
bactericide- kill bacteria
-ectasis
dilation/stretch
atelectasis- incomplete expansion
-ectomy
excision
tonsillectomy- removal
-emia
blood
ischemia- insuffieciet blood supply
-esthesia
sensation
anesthsia- loss of sensation
-form
shaped
cruciform- cross shaped
-gen
orgin
fibrinogin- orgin of fribrin
-gram
record
echocardiogram- cardio record
-graph
recording instrument
pneumograph- record respiration
-graphy
recording data
radiography- xray pictures
-iasis
condition
heminthiasis- infested w worms
-ism
condition
embolism- bloodclot
-itis
inflammation
pericarditis- inflamed paricardium
-logy
study
etiology- study of disease
-lysis
separation
hemolysis- rupture of rbc
-malacia
softening
osteomalacia- bone softening
-megaly
enlargement
splenomegaly- enlarged spleen
-meter
measuring instrument
calorimeter- measure heat
-metry
measurement
pelvimetry- measure pelvis
-odynia
pain
cephalodynia- headache
-oid
like
rheumatoid- like reumatism
-oma
tumor
sarcoma- connective tissue tumor
-osis
condition
narcosis- unconsciousness due to narcotics
-pathy
disease
myopathy- muscle disease
-penia
lack of
leukopenia- lack of wbc
-pexy
surgical fixation
hysteropexy- surgical fix of uterus
-phagia
eating
dysphagia- difficulty swallowing
-phil
attraction
basophil- wbc
-plasia
formation
hyperplasia- excessive cell formation
-plasty
plastic surgery
rhinoplasty- repair of nose
-plegia
paralysis
paraplegia- paralysis of legs
-pnea
breathing
apnea- no breathing
-poiesis
formation
erythropoiesis- formation of rbc
-ptosis
dropping
nephroptosis- drop kidney
-rhage
bursting forth
hemorrhage- bursing blood
-rhaphy
surgical repair
herniorrhaphy- repair hernia
-rhea
discharge
pyorrhea- discharge pus
-rhexis
rupture
amniorrhexis- rupture of amnion
-scope
instrument for exam
cytoscope- instrument for examination bladder
-scopy
visual exam
bronchoscopy- visually exam bronchi
-stasis
stop flow
hemostasis- prevent blood loss
-stomy
formation of opening
colostomy- surgical opening of colon
-tomy
incision into
tracheotomy- incision into trachea
-trophy
nourishing
atrophy- wasting size of organ
-tropic
acting on
gonadotropic- acting on gonads
-tripsy
crushing
lithoprtripsy- crushing of a stone
-uresis
urination
diuresis- elimination large amounts of urine