Medical terminology suffixes (Ch 4 ITH)

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Medical terminology suffixes (Ch 4 ITH)
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2012-02-07 21:19:18
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Medical terms, suffixes Intro to Healthcare
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  1. -rrhapy
    suture or stitch
  2. -centesis
    surgical procedure to remove fluid
  3. -rrhea
    drainage, flow
  4. -stomy
    surgically create an artificial mouth or stoma (opening)
  5. -scopy
    examination using a scope
  6. -lithiasis
    presence or formation of stones
  7. -algia
    pain
  8. -osis
    condition or abnormal increase
  9. -rrhexis
    rupture
  10. -oid
    resembling
  11. -scope
    examination instrument
  12. -stasis
    stoppage
  13. -cide
    to kill, destroy
  14. -graph
    an instrument used to record
  15. -cyte
    cell
  16. -ia
    condition, esp. an abnormal state
  17. -ism
    condition
  18. -ectomy
    removal of
  19. -emia
    condition of, or having to do with blood
  20. -pnea
    breathing, respiration
  21. -plegia
    paralysis
  22. -gram
    record
  23. -graphy
    process of recording
  24. -itis
    inflammation of
  25. -logy
    study of
  26. -megaly
    enlargement
  27. -oma
    tumor
  28. -otomy
    surgical incision
  29. -pathy
    disease
  30. -plasty
    surgical repair

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