ch.5 Respiratory System

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107571
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ch.5 Respiratory System
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2011-10-09 17:47:17
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  1. -ectasis
    • stretching out,
    • dilatation,
    • expansion
  2. -cele
    hernia or protrusion
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -graphy
    • process of recording,
    • radiographic imaging
  5. -metry
    measurement
  6. -ar, -ary, -eal
    pertaining to
  7. -centesis
    surgical pincture to aspirate fluid (with a sterile needle)
  8. -emia
    blood condition
  9. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  10. -pnea
    breathing
  11. -scope
    intrument used for visual examination
  12. -scopy
    visual examination
  13. -stenosis
    constiction or narrowing
  14. -scopic
    pertaining to visual examination
  15. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  16. -pexy
    surgical fixation, suspension
  17. -rrhagia
    rapid flow of blood
  18. -stomy
    creation of an artificial opening
  19. -thorax
    chest
  20. -tomy
    cut into or incision

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