Bio-Med Vocab - Chapter 2

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  1. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  2. -clasis
    to break; surgical fracture
  3. -desis
    binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
  4. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  5. -lysis
    separation; destruction; loosening
  6. -pexy
    fixation (of an organ)
  7. -plasty
    surgical repair
  8. -rraphy
    suture
  9. -stomy
    forming an opening (mouth)
  10. -tome
    instrument to cut
  11. -tomy
    incision
  12. -tripsy
    crushing
  13. -gram
    record, writing
  14. -graph
    instrument for recording
  15. -graphy
    process of recording
  16. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  17. -metry
    act of measuring
  18. -scope
    instrument for examining
  19. -scopy
    visual examination
  20. -algia, -dynia
    pain
  21. -cele
    hernia, swelling
  22. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  23. -edema
    swelling
  24. -emesis
    vomiting
  25. -emia
    blood condition
  26. -gen, -genesis
    forming, producing, origin
  27. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  28. -itis
    inflammation
  29. -lith
    stone, calculus
  30. -malacia
    softening
  31. -megaly
    enlargement
  32. -oma
    tumor
  33. -osis
    abnormal condition; increase
  34. -pathy
    disease
  35. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  36. -phagia
    eating, swallowing
  37. -phasia
    speech
  38. -phobia
    fear
  39. -plasia, -plasm
    formation, growth
  40. -plegia
    paralysis
  41. -ptosis
    prolapse, downward displacement
  42. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    bursting forth (of)
  43. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  44. -rrhexis
    rupture
  45. -sclerosis
    abnormal condition of hardening
  46. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  47. -stenosis
    narrowing, stricture
  48. -toxic
    poison
  49. -trophy
    nourishment, development

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