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med terms
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  1. Malaise 

    Mal- (bad) –aise (ease)
    Afeeling of uneasiness or discomfort. A sign of illness
  2. Diarrhea

    Dia- (through complete) –rrhea (flow; discharge)
    Frequent & watery excretion of stool
  3. Colostomy 

    Col/o (colon) –stomy (new opening)
    Creation of a new opening between the   colon & the abdominal wall. Wastes are then eliminated through this   opening
  4. Dydpepsia

    Dys (difficult; painful: bad) –pepsia   (digestion)
    Indigestion
  5. Polyphagia 

    Poly- (many) –phagia (eating;   swallowing)
    Excessive eating
  6. Dydphagia 

    Dys- (difficult; painful; bad) –phagia   (eating; swallowing)
    Difficult in swallowing
  7. Aphagia 

    A (no; not; lack of) –phagia (eating;   swallowing)
    Inability to swallowing
  8. Melanemesis 

    Melan/o (black) –emesis (vomiting)
    Black vomit caused by the mixing of   blood with intestinal contents
  9. Hematemesis 

    Hemat/o (blood) –emesis (vomiting)
    Vomiting blood

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