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-algesia
sensitivity to pain
analgesia (no pain)
-blast
embryonic stage of development
leukoblast (immature WBC)
-cele
herniation or swelling
cystocele (bladder protrudes through the wall of the vagina)
-centesis
surgical puncture
amniocentesis (insert needle into amnion to draw out fluid for testing)
-clasis
crush up, break up
osteoclasis (intential break up of bone to fix a problem)
-cyte
cell
leukocyte (WBC)
-desis
surgical fusion/binding
arthrodesis (fuse two joints together)
-dynia
pain
dephalodynia (head pain)
-ectomy
surgical removal
appendectomy (removal of appendix
-emia
blood condiation
hyperglycemia (condition of high blood sugar)
-itis
inflammation/infection
appendicitis (inflammation of appendix)
-lith
stone
rhinolith (stone in the nose)
-lysis
destruction or detachment
cell lysis (cell death)
-megaly
enlargement
megalomianiac (belive you are a famous/great person)
-oma
tumor
carcinoma
-osis
abnormal condition
cyanosis (look blue b/c of low oxygen in blood)
-pathy
disease
adenopathy (disease of the gland)
-penia
decrease in, deficiency
leukocytopenia (low level of WBC's)
-pexy/plasty
surgical fixation
rhinoplasty (nose job)
-pnea
breathing
dyspnea (difficult breathing)
-ptosis
drooping or prolapse
colpoptosis (prolapse of the vagina)
-rrhagia
excessive flow, discharge
gastrrhagia (blood bursting from stomach)
-rrhaphy
suturing
nephrorrhaphy (suture the kidney)
-stasis
stopping or controlling
hemostasis (stopping flow of blood)
-stomy
surgical creation of a new opening
colostomy (creation of a new opening where a person can defecate from)
-tomy
incision into
phlebotomy (cut into a vein)
-tripsy
intentional crushing
lithotripsy (crush stones in a bladder via ultrasound)