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LOFM Chapter 6

The Language of Medicine Ninth Edition (Review of Ch 5)

-ectasis -ectasia stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-emesis vomiting
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-platy surgical repair
-ptosis drooping; sagging; protruding
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage -rrhagia bursting forth(of blood)
-rrhaphy suture (repair)
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis stopping; controlling
-stenosis tightening, stricture, norrowing
-tresia opening
cholangi/o bile vessel
herni/o hernia--protrusion of an organ or the muscular wall of an organ through the cavity that contains it
Created by: ADRIANAF