Medical Terminology ch2

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Medical Terminology ch2
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  1. -centesis
    Surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
  2. -ectomy
    excision (surgical removal or cutting out)
  3. -lysis
    process of loosing, freeing, or destroying
  4. -pexy
    surgical fixation (fastening in a fixed position)
  5. -plasty
    surigical repair
  6. -rrhaphy
    suture (uniting a wound by stitches)
  7. -scopy
    visual examination with a lighted instrument (this is not always a surgical procedure)
  8. -stomy
    formation of an opening
  9. -tome
    an instrument used for cutting
  10. -tomy
    incision (cutting into tissue)
  11. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  12. aden/o
    gland
  13. angi/o
    vessel
  14. append/o, appendic/o
    appendix
  15. cerebr/o, encephal/o
    brain
  16. cutane/o, derm/a, dermat/o
    skin
  17. mamm/o, mast/o
    breast
  18. neur/o
    nerve
  19. opththalm/o
    eye
  20. ot/o
    ear
  21. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  22. vas/o
    vessel; ductus deferens (also called vas deferens, excretory duct of the testicle)
  23. -algia
    pain
  24. -cele
    hernia
  25. -ectasia, -ectasis
    dialation or streching of a structure or part
  26. -edema
    swelling
  27. -emesis
    vomitting
  28. -ia, -iasis
    condition
  29. -itis
    inflamation
  30. -malacia
    soft, softing
  31. -mania
    excessive preoccupation
  32. -megaly
    enlargment
  33. -oid
    resembling
  34. -oma
    tumor
  35. -osis
    condition (often an abnormal condition;sometimes, an increase)
  36. -pathy
    disease
  37. -phobia
    abnoraml fear
  38. -ptosis
    prolapse (sagging)
  39. -rrhage, rrhagia
    ecessive bleeding or hemorrage
  40. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  41. -rrexis
    rupture
  42. -spasm
    twitching, cramp
  43. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  44. -able, -ible
    capable of, able to
  45. -ac,-al,-an,-ar,-ary,-eal,-ic,-ive,-tic
    pertaining to
  46. -ase
    enzyme
  47. -eum,-ium
    membrane
  48. -iac
    one who suffers
  49. -ism
    condition or theory
  50. -ist
    one who
  51. -logist
    one who studies; specialist
  52. -opia
    vision
  53. -ose
    sugar
  54. -ous
    pertaining to or chraracterized by
  55. -y
    sate or condition
  56. amyl/o
    starch
  57. blephar/o
    eyelid
  58. cardi/o
    heart
  59. chir/o
    hand
  60. extra-
    outside
  61. faci/o
    face
  62. glyc/o
    sugar
  63. hemat/o
    blood
  64. infra-
    below
  65. lact/o
    milk
  66. lip/o
    fat
  67. lith/o
    stone
  68. micro-
    small
  69. muc/o
    mucus
  70. oste/o
    bone
  71. prote/o, protein/o
    protein
  72. pyr/o
    fire

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