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20 Terms
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  1. electromyogram
    • electr/oelectricity
    • my/o = muscle
    • -gram = record
  2. atherosclerosis
    • ather/o = fatty substance
    • -sclerosis = hardening
  3. thrombophlebitis
    • thromb/o = clot
    • phleb/o = vein
    • -itis = inflammation
  4. endarterectomy
    • endo = inner
    • arteri/o = artery
    • -ectomy = surgical removal
  5. granulocyte
    • granul/o = granules
    • -cyte = cell
  6. neutrophil
    • neutr/o = neutral
    • -phil = attracted to
  7. hemophilia
    • hem/o = blood
    • -phil = attracted to
    • -ia = condition
  8. leukocytosis
    • leuk/o = white
    • -cytosis =  more than normal number of cells
  9. hematocrit
    • hemat/o = red
    • -crit = separation of
  10. lymphadenitis
    • lymphaden/o = lymph node
    • -itis = inflammation
  11. aphonia
    • a = without
    • -phonia = voice
  12. bradypnea
    • brady = slow
    • -pnea = breathing
  13. bronchiectasis
    • bronchi/o = bronchus
    • -ectasis = dilation
  14. hypoxemia
    • hypo = insufficient
    • ox/o = oxygen
    • -emia = blood condition
  15. laryngoplegia
    • laryng/o = larynx
    • -plegia = paralysis
  16. pansinusitis
    • pan = all
    • sinus/o = sinus
    • -itis = inflammation
  17. histoplasmosis
    • hist/o = tissue
    • -plasm = formation
    • -osis = abnormal condition
  18. pneumoconiosis
    • pneum/o = lung
    • coni/o = dust
    • -osis = abnormal condition
  19. spirometer
    • spir/o = breathing
    • -meter = instrument to measure
  20. hypothyroidism
    • hypo = insufficient
    • thyroid/o
    • -ism = state of

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