Medical Terms Chapter 5

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

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