Healthcare Terminology

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Healthcare Terminology
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2011-09-07 16:34:58
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  1. -stomy
    "formation of an opening"
  2. -osis
    condition. (often abnormal)
  3. -tomy
    incision. (cutting into tissue)
  4. crin/o
    "to secrete"
  5. -emesis
    vomiting
  6. -ectasis
    -ectasia
    • dialation
    • (enlargement or stretching of a structure or part)
  7. -ptosis
    prolapse (sagging)
  8. -ia
    -iasis
    condition
  9. amyl/o
    starch
  10. glyc/o
    sugar
  11. hemat/o
    blood
  12. lact/o
    milk
  13. lip/o
    fat
  14. lith/o
    stone
  15. micro-
    small
  16. muc/o
    mucus
  17. prote/o
    protein/o
    protein
  18. pyr/o
    fire
  19. -ac, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ive, -tic
    "pertaining to"
  20. -able
    -ible
    • capable of
    • able to
  21. -eum
    -ium
    membrane
  22. -y
    "state" or "condition"
  23. -ous
    "pertaining to" or "characterized by"
  24. -ose
    sugar
  25. -opia
    vision
  26. -iac
    "one who suffers"
  27. -ia
    -ism
    "condition" or "theory"
  28. -ase
    enzyme
  29. -cele
    hernia

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