medical chapter 2

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medical chapter 2
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  1. -desis
    fixation
  2. -tomy
    incision
  3. -ist
    specialist
  4. -ectomy
    removal
  5. -ic
    relating to
  6. -ar
    relating to
  7. -al
    relating to
  8. -is
    condition of
  9. -osis
    abnormal condition
  10. -scopy
    visual exam
  11. -centensis
    puncture
  12. -SCOPE
    INSTRUMENT
  13. -CYTE
    CELL
  14. -OMA
    TUMOR
  15. -MEGALY
    ENLARGEMENT
  16. -ITIS
    INFLAMMATION
  17. -CLASIS
    TO BREAK, SURGICAL FRACTURE
  18. -DESIS
    FIXATION OF BONE OR JOINT
  19. -LYSIS
    SEPARATION, LOOSENING
  20. -PEXY
    FIXATION OF AN ORGAN (mastopexy)
  21. -PLASTY
    SURGICAL REPAIR (rhinoplasty)
  22. -RRHAPHY
    SUTURE (myorrhaphy)
  23. -STOMY
    FORMING AN OPENING (tracheostomy)
  24. -TOME
    INSTRUMENT TO CUT (osteotome)
  25. -TOMY
    INCISION (tracheotomy)
  26. -TRIPSY
    CRUSHING (lithotripsy)
  27. -GRAM
    A RECORD, WRITING (electrocardiogram)
  28. -GRAPH
    INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING (cardiograph)
  29. -GRAPHY
    PROCESS OF RECORDING (angiography)
  30. -METER
    INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING (pelvimeter)
  31. -METRY
    ACT OF MEASURING (pelvimetry)
  32. -ALGIA

    -DYNIA
    PAIN (neuroalgia otodynia)
  33. -CELE
    HERNIA SWELLING (hepatocele, hernia of the liver)
  34. -ECTASIS
    DILATION, EXPANSION (bronchiectasis)
  35. -EDEMA
    SWELLING (lymphedema, swelling of lymph tissue)
  36. -EMESIS
    VOMITING (hyperemesis, excessive vomiting)
  37. -EMIA
    BLOOD CONDITION (anemia, blood condition caused by iron deficiency)
  38. -IATRY
    TREATMENT (podiatry)
  39. -ICIAN

    -IST
    SPECIALIST
  40. -ICLE

    -OLE

    -ULE
    SMALL, MINUTE (ventricle, arteriole, venule)
  41. THORAC-
    (WR) CHEST

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