7 Disease and Treatment

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7 Disease and Treatment
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roots for physical forces, suffixes for diagnosis, suffixes for surgery
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  1. aer/o

    aerobic
    air, gas

    pertaining to or requiring air
  2. bar/o

    barometer
    pressure

    instrument used to measure pressure
  3. chrom/o, chromat/o

    isochromatic
    color, stain

    having the same color
  4. chron/o

    chronologic
    time

    arranged according to the time of occurence
  5. cry/o

    cryoprobe
    cold

    instrument used to apply extreme cold
  6. electr/o

    electrolyte
    electricity

    substance that conducts an electrical current
  7. erg/o

    synergistic
    work

    working together with increased effect, such as certain drugs in combination
  8. phon/o

    phonetics
    sound, voice

    study of sounds
  9. phot/o

    photography
    light

    using light to record an image on light-sensitive paper
  10. radi/o

    radiology
    radiation, x-ray

    study and use of radiation
  11. son/o

    sonogram
    sound

    record obtained by use of ultrasound
  12. therm/o

    hyperthermia
    heat, temperature


    abnormally high body temperature
  13. -graph

    polygraph
    instrument for recording data

    instrument used to record many physiologic responses simultaneously; lie detector
  14. -graphy

    echography
    act of recording data

    recording data obtained by ultrasound
  15. -gram

    electroencephalogram
    a record of data

    record of the brain's electrical activity
  16. -meter

    calorimeter
    instrument for measuring

    instrument for measuring the caloric energy of food
  17. -metry

    audiometry
    measurement of

    measurement of hearing
  18. -scope

    bronchoscope
    instrument for viewing or examining

    instrument for examining the bronchi
  19. -scopy

    celioscopy
    examination of

    examination of the abdominal cavity
  20. -centesis

    arthrocentesis
    puncture, tap

    puncture of a joint
  21. -desis

    pleurodesis
    binding, fusion

    binding of the pleura (membranes around the lungs)
  22. -ectomy

    hepatectomy
    excision, surgical removal

    excision of liver tissue
  23. -pexy

    hysteropexy
    surgical fixation

    surgical fixation of the uterus
  24. -plasty

    rhinoplasty
    plastic repair, plastic surgery, reconstruction

    plastic surgery of the nose
  25. -rhaphy

    herniorrhaphy
    surgical repair, suture

    surgical repair of a hernia
  26. -stomy

    tracheostomy
    surgical creation of an opening

    tracheostomy
  27. -tome

    microtome
    instrument for incising (cutting)

    instrument for cutting thin sections of tissue for microscopic study
  28. -tomy

    laparotomy
    incision, cutting

    surgical incision of the abdomen
  29. -tripsy

    neurotripsy
    crushing

    crushing of a nerve

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