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NHTC Suffix

NHTC Medical Terms Suffix

o/centesis surgical puncture
ectomy excision, removal
o/stomy forming an opening
o/tomy incision
o/clasis to break
o/lysis separation, destruction, loosening
o/tripsy crushing
o/desis binding, fixation
o/plexy suspension, fixation
o/plasty surgical repair
o/rrhaphy suture
o/gram record, writing
o/graph instrument for recording
o/graphy process of recording
o/meter instrument for measuring
o/metry act of measuring
o/scope instrument to view or examine
o/scopy visual examination
algia pain
dynia pain
cele hernia, swelling
extasis dilation, expansion
edema swelling
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
iasis abnormal condition
itis inflammation
lith stone, calculus
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
oma tumor
pathy disease
penia decrease, deficiency
plasia formation, growth
plasm formation, growth
rrhage bursting forth
rrhagia bursting forth
rrhea discharge, flow
rrhexis rupture
osis abnormal condition
spasm involuntary contraction
stenosis narrowing, stricture
toxic poison
trophy development, nourishment
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