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Medical Term LG


-centesis surgical puncture
-clasis to break/surgical fracture
-desis binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-ectomy excision, removal
-lysis separation; destruction; loosening
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-gen/-genesis forming, producing, origin
-iasis abdominal condition (produced by something specific)
-itis inflammationx
-lith stone, calculus
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis abdominal condition; increase (usually primarily in blood cells)
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plasia/-plasm formation, growth
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhage/-rrhagia bursting forth (of)
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stenosis narrowing structure
-toxic poison
-trophy nourishment, development
-ac/-al/-ar pertaining to
-ary/-eal/-ic pertaining to
-ical/-ile/-ior pertaining to
-ous/-tic pertaining to
-esis/-ia/-ism condition
-iatry medicine, treatment
-ician specialist
-ist specialist
-y condition, process
-icle/-ole/-ule small, minute
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