MedTerm Chap 2.txt

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MedTerm Chap 2.txt
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  1. -cele, rectocele
    protrusion, hernia
  2. -centesis, thoracentesis
    surgical puncture
  3. -cyte, leukocyte
    cell
  4. -desis, arthrodesis
    surgical binding
  5. -dynia, -algia, arthrodynia
    pain
  6. -ectasis, -ectasia, angiectasis
    expansion or dilation
  7. -ectomy, appendectomy
    surgical removal
  8. -edema, angioedema
    excessive fluid in intracellular tissues
  9. -emesis, hematemesis
    vomiting
  10. -emia, uremia
    blood
  11. -genic, osteogenic
    origin, producing
  12. -gram, electrocardiogram
    written or pictorial record
  13. -graph, electrocardiograph
    device for graphic or pictorial recording
  14. -iasis, cholelithiasis
    convert a verb to a noun indicating a condition
  15. -ism, dwarfisn, gigantism
    a condition of, a process, or a state of
  16. -itis, appedicitis
    inflammation
  17. -lith, pneumolith
    stone, calculus, calcification
  18. -lysis, hemolysis
    disintegration
  19. -malacia, osteomalacia
    softening
  20. -megaly, gastromegaly
    enlargement
  21. -meter, audiometer
    device for measuring
  22. -oid, android
    resembling or like
  23. -oma, gastroma
    tumor
  24. -opsy, biopsy
    visual examination
  25. -osis, osteoporosis, arthrosis
    abnormal condition
  26. -pathy, cardiopathy
    disease
  27. -penia, leukopenia
    reduction of size or quantity
  28. -pexy, hysteropexy
    surgical fixation
  29. -plasia, chondroplasia
    abnormal formation
  30. -plasty, rhinoplasty
    surgical repair
  31. -plegia, hemiplegia
    paralysis
  32. -pnea, tachypnea
    breath, respiration
  33. -poiesis, erythropoiesis
    producing
  34. -porosis, osteoporosis
    porous condition
  35. -ptosis, nephroptosis
    downward displacement
  36. -rrhage, hemorrage
    flowing forth
  37. -rrhaphy, herniorrhaphy
    suture
  38. -rrhea, diarrhea
    discharge
  39. -rrhexis, hysterorrhexis
    rupture
  40. -sclerosis, arteriosclerosis
    hardness
  41. -scope, arthroscope
    device for viewing
  42. -spasm, arteriospasm
    muscular contraction
  43. -stasis, hemostasis
    level, unchanging
  44. -stenosis, arteriostenosis
    narrowed, blocked
  45. -stomy, colostomy
    permanent opening
  46. -tomy, osteotomy
    incision
  47. -tripsy, lithotripsy
    crushing
  48. brady-, bradycardia
    abnormally slow rate of speed
  49. con-, sym-, syn-, congenital, sympathetic
    with
  50. dys-, dyspnea
    painful, bad, difficult
  51. ec-, ecto-, ectopy
    outside, away from
  52. epi-, epigastric
    upon, subsequent to
  53. extra-, extrasystole
    beyond
  54. infra-, inside or below
    infrastructure
  55. meta-, metacarpal
    beyond
  56. neo-, neoplasm
    new
  57. olig-, oligo-, oliguria
    a few
  58. pan-, pancarditis
    everywhere
  59. para-, paraplegia
    alongside, like
  60. tachy-, tachycardia
    abnormally high rate of speed

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