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Quiz #1
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2011-09-06 23:24:41
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Medical Terminology
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -derm
    skin
  3. -dynia
    pain
  4. -itis
    inflammation
  5. -ology
    study of, specialty of
  6. -path/y
    disease
  7. card/i/o
    heart
  8. derm/o, dermat/o
    skin
  9. ger/o, geront/o
    aged
  10. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  11. neur/o
    a nerve cell, the vervous system
  12. oste/o
    bone
  13. path/o
    disease
  14. psych/o
    mind
  15. -algia
    pain
  16. -cele
    protrusion, hernia
  17. -ectasis, -ectasia
    expansion or dilation
  18. -emia
    blood
  19. -iais
    presence of; formation of
  20. -itis
    inflammation
  21. -malacia
    softening
  22. -megaly
    enlargement
  23. -oma
    tumor or mass
  24. -osis
    condition
  25. -penia
    reduction or size or quantity
  26. -plasia
    abnormal formation
  27. -plegia
    paralysis
  28. -ptosis
    downward displacement
  29. -rrhage
    flowing forth, as occurs in a hemorrhage: hem/a/t/o (blood) + -rrhage
  30. -rrhea
    discharge
  31. -rrhexis
    rupture
  32. -spasm
    muscular contraction
  33. -pnea
    breath, respiration
  34. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  35. -desis
    surgical binding
  36. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  37. -gen, -genic, -genesis
    origin, producing
  38. -gram
    written or pictoral record
  39. -graph
    device for graphic or pictorial recording
  40. -graphy
    act of graphic or pictorial recording
  41. -meter
    device for measuring
  42. -metry
    acto of measuring
  43. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  44. -plasty
    surgical repair
  45. -rrhaphy
    suture
  46. -scope
    device for viewing
  47. -scopy
    act of viewing
  48. -tomy
    incision
  49. -tripsy
    crushing

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