chapter 3 med terms

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chapter 3 med terms
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  1. -cele
    hernia
  2. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove of fluid
  3. -coccus (-cocci)
    berry-shaped bacterium
  4. -dynia
    pain
  5. -ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  6. -genesis
    condition of, producing, forming
  7. -gram
    record
  8. -graph
    instrument for recording
  9. -graphy
    process of recording
  10. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction, separation
  11. -malacia
    softening
  12. -megaly
    enlargement
  13. -penia
    deficiency
  14. -phobia
    fear
  15. -plasia
    development, formation, growth
  16. -plasty
    surgical repair
  17. -ptosis
    falling, dropping, prolapse
  18. -sclerosis
    hardening
  19. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  20. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth
  21. -therapy
    treatment
  22. -tomy
    incision, cutting into
  23. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  24. -er
    one who
  25. -ia
    condition
  26. -ole
    small, little
  27. -um, -ium
    structure, tissue
  28. -us
    structure, substance
  29. -y
    condition, process
  30. -ac, -iac, -al, -ar, -ary,-eal,-ic, -ical, -ous, -tic
    pertaining to
  31. -genic
    pertaining to, producing, produced by or in
  32. -oid
    resembling

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