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key word parts

chapter 1.

Word Parts Introduction to word parts and how they create complex medical terms.
-algia pain, painful condition
dys- bad, difficult,painful
-ectomy surgical removal, cutting out, excision
hyper- excessive,increased
hypo- deffient, decreased
-itis inflamation
-osis abnormal condition, diease
-ostomy surgically creating an opening
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhage bleeding, abonormal excessive fluid discharge
-rrhapy to suture
-rrhea abnormal flow, discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
Created by: hprs