MEDTERM CH 1-3

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MEDTERM CH 1-3
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  1. a-, an-
    no, without, lack of, apart
  2. anti-, contra-
    against
  3. auto-
    self
  4. brachy-
    short
  5. brady-
    slow
  6. cac-, mal-  
    bad
  7. dia-
    through, between
  8. dys-
    bad, difficult, painful, abnormal
  9. eu-
    good, normal 
  10. ex-, exo-  
    out, away from
  11. hetero- 
    different
  12. homeo-
    similar, same, likeness, constant 
  13. hydro-
    water
  14. micro-
    small
  15. oligo-
    scanty, little
  16. pan-
    all
  17. pseudo- 
    false
  18. sym-, syn-
    together, with 
  19. ad-  
    toward, near, to 
  20. bi-
    two, double 
  21. de-
    down, away from
  22. Hyper-
    Excessive
  23. Hypo-
    Deficient
  24. Tachy-
    Fast
  25. An-
    No, without, lack of, apart
  26. Anti-
    Against
  27. Contra-
    Against
  28. Auto-
    Self
  29. Cac-
    Bad
  30. Dia-
    Through, between
  31. Dys-
    Bad, difficult, painful, abnormal
  32. Ex-
    Out, away from
  33. Sym-
    Together, with
  34. Syn-
    Together, with
  35. Antipyretic
    Pertaining to an agent that works against fever
  36. Afferent
    Carrying impulses toward a center
  37. Cachexia
    Condition og ill health, malnutrition, and wasting
  38. Diaphoresis
    To carry through sweat glands
  39. Asepsis
    Without decay
  40. -centesis
    Surgical puncture
  41. -clasis
    A break
  42. -desis
    Binding
  43. -ectomy
    Surgical excision, surgical removal
  44. -gram
    A weight, mark, record
  45. -graph
    Instrument for recording
  46. -graphy
    Recording
  47. -ize
    To make, to treat or combine
  48. -lysis
    Destruction, breakdown, separation
  49. -meter
    Instrument to measure, measure
  50. -metry
    Measurement
  51. -opsy
    To view
  52. -pexy
    Surgical fixation
  53. -pheresis
    Remove
  54. -plasty
    Surgical repair
  55. -rrhapy
    Suture
  56. -scope
    Insturment for examining
  57. -scopy
    Visual examination, to view
  58. -stomy
    New opening
  59. -tome
    Insturment to cut
  60. -tomy
    Incision
  61. -tripsy
    Crushing
  62. -algia
    Pain, ache
  63. -betes
    To go
  64. -cusis
    Hearing
  65. -dyna
    Pain, ache
  66. -edema
    Swelling
  67. -ion
    Process
  68. -kinesis
    Motion
  69. -lexia
    Diction, word
  70. -mania
    Madness
  71. -mnesia
    Memory
  72. -oid
    Resemble
  73. -opia
    Sight,vision
  74. -pathy
    Disease, emotion
  75. -pepsia
    To digest
  76. -phasia
    To speak, speech
  77. -plasia
    Formation, produce
  78. -plegia
    Paralysis, stroke
  79. -ptosis
    Drooping, sagging
  80. -rrhage
    Bursting forth
  81. -rrhexis
    Rupture
  82. -trophy
    Nourishment,development
  83. -asthenia
    Weakness
  84. -cele
    Tumor, hernia, swelling
  85. -derma
    Skin
  86. -ectasis
    Dilation,distention
  87. -emesis
    Vomiting
  88. -itis
    Inflammation
  89. -lepsy
    Seizure
  90. -malacia
    Softening
  91. -megaly
    Enlargement, large
  92. -noia
    Mind
  93. -oma
    Tumor
  94. -oxia
    Oxygen
  95. -penia
    Deficiency
  96. -phagia
    To eat, to swallow
  97. -phobia
    Fear
  98. -plasm
    A thing formed, plasma
  99. -pnea
    Breathing
  100. -ptysis
    Spitting
  101. -rrhea
    Flow, discharge
  102. -spasm
    Tension, spasm, contraction
  103. -y
    Process, condition, pertainingto
  104. -trophy
    Nourishment, development
  105. -staxis
    Dripping, trickling
  106. -scopy
    To view, examine, visual examination
  107. -rrhea
    Flow, discharge
  108. -ptosis
    Prolapse, drooping, falling down, sagging
  109. -plegia
    Stroke, paralysis, palsy
  110. -plasm
    A thing formed, plasma
  111. -penia
    Lack of, deficiency, abnormal reduction
  112. -lysis
    Destruction, seperation, break down, loosening, dissolution
  113. -lymph
    Serum, clear fluid, pale fluid
  114. -ive
    Nature of, quality of
  115. -gram
    A weight, mark, record
  116. -gen
    Formation, produce
  117. -genesis
    Formation, produce
  118. -genic
    Formation, produce
  119. -ectasis
    Dilation, dilatation, distention, streching, expanding
  120. -blast
    Immature cell, germ cell, embryonic cell
  121. -ate
    Use, action, having form of, possessing
  122. -cle
    Small, minute
  123. -icle
    Small, minute
  124. -ole
    Small, minute
  125. -ula
    Small, minute
  126. -ule
    Small, minute
  127. -esis
    Condition, treatment,n specialist
  128. -ia
    Condition, treatment, specialist
  129. -ism
    Condition,treatment, specialist
  130. -iatry
    Condition, treatment, specialist
  131. -ician
    Condition, treatment, specialist
  132. -ist
    Condition, treatment, specialist
  133. -osis
    Condition, treatmen, specialist
  134. -ac
    Pertaining to

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