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Med Term
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  1. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  2. -ar
    pertaining to
  3. -ary
    pertaining to
  4. -eal
    pertaining to
  5. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
  6. -emia
    blood condition
  7. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  8. -algia
    pain
  9. -cele
    • hernia
    • protrusion
  10. -ectasis
    • stretching out
    • dilatation
    • expansion
  11. -graphy
    • process of recording
    • radiographic imaging
  12. -pexy
    • surgical fixation
    • suspension
  13. -rrhagia
    rapid flow of blood
  14. -scopic
    • pertaining to
    • visual examination
  15. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  16. -metry
    measurement
  17. -pnea
    breathing
  18. -scope
    instrument used for visual examination
  19. -scopy
    visual examination
  20. pleur/o
    pleura
  21. pulmon/o
    lung
  22. sinus/o
    sinus
  23. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  24. pneum/o
    pneumat/o
    pneumon/o
    • lung
    • air
  25. sept/o
    • septum
    • (wall off, fence)
  26. thorac/o
    • thorax
    • (chest)
  27. trache/o
    trachea
  28. -stomy
    creation of an artificial opening
  29. -tomy
    cut into or incision
  30. -stenosis
    constriction or narrowing
  31. -thorax
    chest
  32. ox/o
    ox/i
    oxygen
  33. phon/o
    • sound
    • voice
  34. capn/o
    carbon dioxide
  35. muc/o
    mucus
  36. atel/o
    • imperfect
    • incomplete
  37. hem/o
    hemat/o
    blood
  38. orth/o
    straight
  39. py/o
    pus
  40. bronchi/o
    bronch/o
    bronchus
  41. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  42. lob/o
    lobe
  43. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  44. alvel/o
    alveolus
  45. diaphragmat/o
    phren/o
    diaphragm
  46. laryng/o
    larynx
  47. nas/o
    rhin/o
    nose
  48. spir/o
    • breathe
    • breathing
  49. endo-
    within
  50. pan-
    • all
    • total
  51. tachy-
    • fast
    • rapid
  52. somn/o
    sleep
  53. a-
    an-
    • without
    • absence of
  54. eu-
    • normal
    • good
  55. poly-
    • many
    • much

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