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Chabner Ch3

Suffixes

QuestionAnswer
Amniocentesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the sac around the embryo
Tonsillitis Inflamation of lymph tissue in the throat
Prolapse -ptosis
Ischemia Blood is held back from an area
Death Necr/o
Acromegaly Enlargement of extremities after puberty due to pituitary gland ptoblem
Otalgia Pain in the ear
Chronic Continuing over a long period of time
Arteriole small artery
Instrument to visually examine -scope
Cystocele Hernia of the urinary bladder
Malignant myeloma Tumor of bone marrow (cancerous)
Myelogram X-ray of the spinal cord
-cocci berry-shaped (spheroidal) bacteria
Neutrophil polymorphonuclear leukocyte
-graph instrument to record
-oid resembling
Leukocyte An eospinophil is a__
Laryngectomy Removal of the voice box
Angioplasty Surgical repair of a blood vessel
Lymphocyte A blood cell that produces antibodies
Opposite of -malacia -sclerosis
Excessive development hypertrophy
-theraphy treatment
-stomy Surgical creation of a permanent opening to the outside of the body
-cele hernia
- coccus berry shaped bacterium
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-genesis forming, condition of producing
-graphy process of recording
-emia blood condition
-lysis breakdown, destruction, seperation
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-malacia softening
- megaly enlargement
-phobia fear
-plasty surgical repair
-stasis stopping, controlling
-plasia development, formation, growth
-sclerosis hardening
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-stomy opening to form a mouth
-tomy Incision, to cut into
-ule little or small
-genic pertaining to producing, produced by or in
-trophy development, nourishment
-oid resembling
-ole Little or small
-opsy View
-ectomy Excision, removal, ressection
Amni/o Sac around the embryo in the uterus
Angi/o Vessel
Cyst/o Urinary bladder
Isch/o To hold back
Laryng/o Larynx (voice box)
My/o Muscle
Myel/o Spinal cord bone marrow
Staphyl/o Clusters
Thorac/o Chest
Myleogram Record of the spinal cord
Angiogram process of recording blood vessles
Erthrocyte A red blood cell
Thrombocyte A clotting cell; platelet
Monocyte A granulocytic white blood cell that destrpys cells by engulfing and digesting them; polymorphonuclear leukocyte
Eosinophil A leukocyte whose granules turn red with stain and whose numbers are elevated in allergic reactions
Neutrophil A granulocytic white blood cell that destroys cells by engulphing and digesting them; polymorphonuclear leukocyte
Lymphocyte A mononuclear leukocyte that destroys foreign cells by making antibodies
Pulmonary Pertaining to(lungs)
-ary pertaining to
Necrotic Pertaining to death (of cells or whole body)
inguinal Pertaining to inguin (groin)
To hold back blood from cells Ischemia
Hernia of the urinary bladder Cystocele
Fear of heights acrophobia
Flesh (malignant) tumor of muscle myosarcoma
Study of the shape (of cells) morphology
Inflamation of an eyelid blepharitis
Softening of cartlage chondromalacia
Tumor of the bone marrow myeloma
Disease of heart muscle cardiomyopathy
Myalgia muscle pain
Thoracentesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid from chest
surgical repair -plasty
disease condition -pathy
Created by: leemiller