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Word Break Down/Rule

Intro to Health Med Term Unit, Rules and Word Breakdown

brady cardi/a bradycardia, Slow heart rate, No rule
eu pnea eupnea, Normal breathing, No rule
blephar/o edema blepharedema, Eyelid swelling, Rule # 1
gastr/o tomy gastrotomy, Surgical incision into the stomach, Rule # 2
neur/o logy neurology, Study of nerves, Rule # 2
phleb/o itis phlebitis, Inflammation of the veins, Rule # 1
dys phagia dysphagia, Difficult Swallowing, No rule
nephr/o cyst/o ectomy nephrocystectomy, Removal of the bladder and kidney, Rule # 3 and 1
cerebr/o myel/o itis cerebromyelitis, Swelling of the brain and spinal cord, Rule # 3 and 1
tachypnea tachypnea, Rapid breathing No rule
hepat/o cyt/o lysis hepatocytolysis, Destruction of liver cells, Rule # 3 and 2
trache/o tomy tracheotomy, Incision in the trachea, Rule #1
or/o pharyng/o plasty oropharyngoplasty, Surgical repair of the mouth and throat, Rule # 3 and 2
oste/o arthr/o itis osteoarthritis, Inflammation of the bones and joints, Rule # 3 and 1
intra cardi/o ac intracardiac, Within the heart, No rule
pre cyst/o ectomy precystectomy, Before bladder removal, Rule # 1
ren/o scope renoscope, Instrument used to examine the kidney, Rule # 2
neur/o my/o algia neuromyalgia, Nerve and muscle pain, Rule # 3 and 1
cervic/o encephal/o edema cervicoencephaledema, Neck and brain swelling, Rule # 3 and 1
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