Ch. 3 Suffixes (II)

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Ch. 3 Suffixes (II)
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chapter three med terms
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  1. -sclerosis
    hardening
  2. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary contraction
  3. -stenosis
    narrowing; stricture
  4. -y
    process
  5. -gram
    record; writing
  6. -graph
    instrument used to record
  7. -graphy
    process of recording; producing images
  8. -meter
    instrument used to measure; process of measuring
  9. -metry
    to measure; measurement
  10. -opsy
    to view
  11. -scope
    instrument used to visually examine (a body cavity or organ)
  12. -scopy
    process of visually examining (a body cavity or organ)
  13. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  14. -desis
    surgical binding; surgical fusion
  15. -ectomy
    excision; surgical removal
  16. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  17. -plasty
    surgical reconstruction; surgical repair
  18. -rrhaphy
    suture; sew
  19. -stasis
    stoppage; stopping; controlling
  20. -stomy
    new opening; artificial opening
  21. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  22. -tomy
    process of cutting; incision
  23. -cyte
    cell
  24. -er; -ician; -logist; -ist
    specialist; one who specializes; specialist in the study of
  25. -ion
    process
  26. -logy
    study of; process of study
  27. -or
    one who; person of thing that does something
  28. -plasia
    formation development
  29. -poiesis
    production; manufacture; formation
  30. -genic
    produced by; producing
  31. -oid
    resembling
  32. -ole; -ule
    small
  33. -ac; -al; -ary; -eal; -ic; -ous
    pertaining to

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