Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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2012-09-20 16:14:21
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  1. -itis
    Inflamation
  2. -ago
    diseased condition
  3. -osis
    abnormal condition
  4. -algia
    pain
  5. -dynia
    pain
  6. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  7. -megaly
    enlargement
  8. -necrosis
    tissue death
  9. -sclerosis
    abnormal hardening
  10. -stenosis
    abnormal narrowing
  11. -oma
    tumor
  12. -pathy
    disease
  13. -lysis
    destruction
  14. -rrhexis
    rupture
  15. -penia
    deficiency
  16. -paresis
    pertial or incomplete paralysis
  17. -plegia
    paralysis
  18. -emia
    blood
  19. -edema
    swelling
  20. -ology
    study of
  21. -graphy
    producing a picture or record
  22. -gram
    a picture or record
  23. -plasty
    surgical repair
  24. -scopy
    visual examination
  25. -otomy
    surgical incision
  26. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  27. -ologist
    specialist
  28. -iatrist
    specialist
  29. -clasis
    to break
  30. -cyte
    cell
  31. -ostomy
    surgical creation of artificial opening
  32. -plasia
    formation
  33. -lytic
    destroy
  34. -rrhagia
    bleeding

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