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Vocabulary Ch 2

Medical Terminology 100

centesis puncture
ectomy excision, removal
stomy forming an opening
tome instrument to cut
tomy incision, cut into
desis binding, fixation
pexy suspension, fixation
rrhaphy suture
plasty surgical repair
clasis break, fracture
lysis separation, destruction, loosening
tripsy crushing
algia or dynia pain
cele hernia, swelling
ectasis dilation, expansion
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
gen or genesis forming, producing, origin
gram record, a writing
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
iasis abnormal condition
itis inflammation
lith stone, calculus
logist specialist in the study of
logy study of
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
meter instrument for measuring
metry act of measuring
oid resembling
oma tumor
osis abnormal condition, increase
para to bear offspring
paresis partial paralysis
pathy disease
penia decrease, deficiency
phagia eating, swallowing
phasia speech
philia attraction
phobia fear
plasia formation, growth
plegia paralysis, stroke
poiesis formation, production
ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
rrhage or rrhagia bursting forth
rrhea discharge, flow
rrhexis rupture
scope instrument to view or examine
scopy visual examination
spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
stasis standing still
stenosis narrowing, stricture
toxic poison
trophy development, nourishment
Created by: Roshinia