Chapter 2 Terms

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Chapter 2 Terms
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  1. hypo-
    deficent, abnormally low, below
  2. poly-
    excessive, over, many
  3. quadri-
    four
  4. syn-
    together, joined
  5. cyt/o
    cell
  6. lip/o
    fat
  7. -a
    singular
  8. -ac
    pertaining to
  9. -ad
    toward
  10. -ae
    plural
  11. -algia
    condition of pain
  12. -ar
    pertaining to
  13. -asthenia
    weakness
  14. -atresia
    closure or absence of a normal body opening
  15. -cele
    hernia, swelling, protrusion
  16. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  17. -clasia
    break apart
  18. -clasis
    break apart
  19. -clast
     break apart
  20. -desis
    surgical fixation, fusion
  21. -drome
    condition of pain
  22. -dynia
    condition of pain
  23. -emesis
    vomiting
  24. -graph
    instrument for recording
  25. -graphy
    recording process
  26. -hemia
    condition of blood
  27. -ism
    condition or disease
  28. -malacia
    softening
  29. -meter
    measure, measuring instrument
  30. -metry
    measurement, process of measuring
  31. -oma
    tumor
  32. -opsy
    view of
  33. -osis
    condition of
  34. -ous
    pertaining to
  35. -oxia
    condition of oxygen
  36. -penia
    abnormal reduction in number, deficiency
  37. -pexy
    surgical fixation, suspension
  38. -phagia
    eating or swallowing
  39. -phil
    loving, affinity for
  40. -phobia
    fear
  41. -phylaxis
    protection
  42. -physis
    growth
  43. -plasia
    formation, growth
  44. -plegia
    paralysis
  45. -practic
    practice
  46. -rrhagia
    abnormal discharge
  47. -rrhaphy
    suturing
  48. -rrhea
    discharge
  49. -rrhexis
    rupture
  50. -sclerosis
    condition of hard
  51. -scopy
    process of viewing
  52. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  53. -stasis
    standing still
  54. -stomy
    surgical creation of an opening
  55. -tome
    cutting instrument
  56. -tomy
    incision, to cut
  57. -tripsy
    surgical crushing

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