MedTerm Ch. 5

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MedTerm Ch. 5
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  1. -rrhagia
    rapid flow of blood
  2. -pexy
    surgical fixation, suspension
  3. -stomy
    creation of an artificial opening
  4. -tomy
    cut into or incision
  5. -thorax
    chest
  6. alveol/o
    alveolus
  7. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  8. -scopic
    pertaining to visual examination
  9. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  10. -pnea
    breathing
  11. -scope
    instrument used for visual examination
  12. -scopy
    visual examination
  13. -stenosis
    constriction or narrowing
  14. -ar
    pertaining to
  15. -ary
    pertaining to
  16. -eal
    pertaining to
  17. pleur/o
    pleura
  18. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  19. nas/o
    nose
  20. rhin/o
    nose
  21. lob/o
    lobe
  22. laryng/o
    larynx
  23. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  24. diaphragmat/o
    diaphragm
  25. phren/o
    diaphragm
  26. bronchi/o
    bronchus
  27. bronch/o
    bronchus
  28. atel/o
    imperfect, incomplete
  29. trache/o
    trachea
  30. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  31. thorac/o
    thorax (chest)
  32. sinus/o
    sinus
  33. sept/o
    septum (wall off, fence)
  34. pulmon/o
    lung
  35. pneum/o
    lung, air
  36. pneumat/o
    lung, air
  37. pneumon/o
    lung, air
  38. py/o
    pus
  39. somn/o
    sleep
  40. orth/o
    straight
  41. hem/o
    blood
  42. hemat/o
    blood
  43. ox/o
    oxygen
  44. ox/i
    oxygen
  45. phon/o
    sound, voice
  46. muc/o
    mucus
  47. capn/o
    carbon dioxide
  48. pan-
    all, total
  49. tachy-
    fast, rapid
  50. endo-
    within
  51. spir/o
    breathe, breathing
  52. poly-
    many, much
  53. -algia
    pain
  54. eu-
    normal, good
  55. a-
    without or absence of
  56. an-
    without or absence of
  57. -graphy
    process of recording, radiographic imaging
  58. -metry
    measurement
  59. -ectasis
    stretching out, dilatation, expansion
  60. -cele
    hernia or protrusion
  61. -emia
    blood condition
  62. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  63. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate fluid (with a sterile needle)

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