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Terminology chpt 1


-algia, -dynia Pain
-centesis Surgical Puncture to remove fluid
-ectomy Excision, Removal, Resection
-emesis Vomiting
-emia Blood Condition
-genic Produced ny, In
-gram Record
-graph Instrument for recording
-graphy Process of recording
-ia condition
-ion Process
-itis Inflammation
-ium Structure, Tissue
-lapse To slide, fall, or sag
-lysis Breakdown, Destruction
-malacia Softening
-megaly Enlargement
-mission To send
-oid Resembling
-oma Tumor, Mass
-osis Abnormal Condition
-pathy Disease Condition
-penia Deficiency, Decrease
-pexy Surgical fixation, To put in place
-phagia Eat, Swallow
-phoria To bear, carry, feeling
-plasty Surgical Repair
-rrhage, -rrhagia Bursting Forth
-rrhaphy Suture
-rrhea Flow, Discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis Hardening
-scope Instrument for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examination
-stomy New opening from the _____ to the outside of the body
-therapy treatment
-tomy Incision, Process of cutting
-um, -us Structure, thing, tissue
-ac, -al,-an,-ar,-ary Pertaining to
-eal, -ic, -ine, -ous, -tic pertaining to
Created by: xjennifernicole