med term ch 2

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med term ch 2
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  1. -cele
    pretursion, hernia (rectocele
  2. -centesis
    surgical punture
  3. -cyte
    cell
  4. -desis
    surgical binding, arthrodesis
  5. -edema
    sweling
  6. -emia
    blood
  7. -gram
    written or pictoral record
  8. -graph
    -devie for graphic or pictoral reading
  9. -iasis
    `idicating a condition
  10. -lith
    stone, calcification
  11. -lysis
    disintegradtion
  12. -malacia
    softening
  13. -megaly
    enlargement
  14. -meter
    device for measuring
  15. -metry
    act of measuring
  16. -oid
    resemling, like
  17. -opsy
    visual examination
  18. -pathy
    disease
  19. --plasty
    surical repair
  20. -penia
    reduction of size or quantity (leukopenia)
  21. -plasia
    abnormal function
  22. -plegia
    paralysis
  23. pnea
    breath respiration
  24. -porosis
    porous condition
  25. -ptosis
    downward displacement
  26. -rrhage
    flowing forth
  27. -rrhaphy
    suture
  28. -sclerosis
    hardening
  29. -stasis
    level, unchanging
  30. -stomy
    permanent opening (colostomy)
  31. -tome
    instrument for cutting
  32. -tripsy
    crushing

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