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DYSPHAGIA PREFIX: DYS- COMBINING FORM: PHAG/O- SUFFIX: -IA ABNORMAL / SWALLOWING / CONDITION;STATE; THING DIFFICULT OR PAINFUL SWALLOWING OR EATING
COLONOSCOPE COMBINING FORM: COLON/O- SUFFIX; -SCOPE COLON/INSTRUMENT USED TO EXAM
HEPATOMEGALY COMBINING FORM: HEPAT/O- SUFFIX: -MEGALY LIVER / ENLARGED
GLOSSITIS COMBINING FORM: GLOSS/O- SUFFIX: -ITIS TONGUE / INFLAMMATION OR INFECTION
EPIGLOTTIS PREFIX: EPI- COMBINING FORM: GLOTT/O- SUFFIX: -IS ABOVE/GLOTTIS OF THE LARYNX/PERTAINING TO FLAP THAT OPENS AND CLOSES THE OPENING OF THE TRACHEA DURING SWALLOWING
CARDIA REFERS TO THE FIRST PART OF THE STOMACH - OPENING OF THE ESOPHAGUS INTO THE STOMACH
INTUSSUSEPTION COMBINING FORM: INTUSSUSEPT/O- SUFFIX: -ION RECEIVE WITHIN/ACTION OR CONDITION TELESCOPING OF ONE SEGMENT OF INTESTINE INSIDE OF THE LUMEN OF THE NEXT SEGMENT
HEPATOCYTE COMBINING FORM: HEPAT/O- COMBINING FORM: CYT/O- LIVER / CELL
JAUNDICE COMBINING FORM: JAUND/O- SUFFIX -ICE YELLOW / QUALITY OR STATE YELLOWISH DISCOLORATION OF THE SKIN AND WHITES OF EYES
HEMATEMESIS COMBINING FORM: HEMAT/O- COMBINING FORM: EM/O- SUFFIX: - ESIS BLOOD/VOMITING/CONDITION OR PROCESS VOMITING OF BLOOD BECAUSE OF BLEEDING IN THE STOMACH OR ESOPHAGUS
CHOLECYSTITIS COMBINING FORM: CHOLECYST/O- SUFFIX: -ITIS GALLBLADDER / INFECTION OR INFLAMMATION
LIVER LOCATED IN THE UPPER RIGHT QUADRANT (OR RIGHT HYPOCHONDRIAC REGION) OF THE ABDOMINOPELVIC CAVITY. MAIN FUNCTION IS STORAGE AND FILTRATION OF THE BLOOD AND SECRETION OF BILE
GALLBLADDER PEAR SHAPED ORGAN LOCATED BELOW THE LIVER. MAIN FUNCTION IS STORAGE OF BILE
HEPATITIS COMBINING FORM: HEPAT/O- SUFFIX: -ITIS LIVER / INFLAMMATION OR INFECTION
COLONOSCOPY COMBINING FORM: COLON/O- SUFFIX: -SCOPY COLON / EXAMINATION WITH AN INSTRUMENT
AUSCULTATION COMBINING FORM: AUSCULT/O- SUFFIX: -ATION LISTENING / BEING;HAVING;PROCESS THE PROCESS OF LISTENING TO BODY SOUNDS
STETHOSCOPE COMBINING FORM: STETH/O- SUFFIX: -SCOPE CHEST / INSTRUMENT USED TO EXAMINE
DYSPENEA PREFIX: DYS- COMBINING FORM: PNE/O- OR PNE/A- ABNORMAL / BREATHING
BRONCHODILATORS COMBINING FORM: BRONCH/O- COMBINING FORM: DILAT/O- SUFFIX: -OR BRONCHUS / WIDEN OR DILATE/PERSON OR THING THAT DOES MEDICINES THAT HELP OPEN BRONCHIAL TUBES (AIRWAYS) OF THE LUNGS
MASTICATION COMBINING FORM: MASTIC/O- SUFFIX: -TION CHEWING/BEING;HAVING;PROCESS
THROMBOCYTES COMBINING FORM: THROMB/O- COMBIING FORM: CYT/O BLOOD CLOT/CELL PLATELET OR CELL FRAGMENT
VARICOSE VEIN COMBINING FORM: VERIC/O- SUFFIX: -OSE VERICOSE VEIN / FULL OF DAMAGED VALVES IN A VEIN THAT ALLOW BLOOD TO FLOW BACKWARD AND COLLECT IN THE PROCEEDING SECTION OFTHE VEIN
BRADYCARDIA PREFIX: BRADY- COMBINING FORM: CARDI/O- SLOW/HEART
HEMATOMA COMBINING FORM: HEMAT/O- SUFFIX: -OMA BLOOD/ TUMOR COLLECTION OF BLOOD UNDER THE SKIN
PHLEBITIS COMBINING FORM: PLEB/O- SUFFIX: -ITIS VEIN / INFLAMMATION OR INFECTION INFLAMMATION OF A VEIN USUALLY ACCOMPANIED BY INFECTION
SYSTOLIC COMBINING FORM: SYSTOL/O- SUFFIX: -IC CONTRACTION / PERTAINING TO THE PHASE IN WHICH THE HEART VENTRICLES CONTRACT
DIASTOLIC COMBINING FORM: DIASTOL/O SUFFIX: -IC DIALATING OR WIDENING / PERTAINING TO RESTING PERIOD BETWEEN HEART CONTRACTIONS
PERICARDIUM PREFIX: PERI- COMBINGING FORM: CARDI/O- SUFFIX: - UM AROUND / HEART / PERIOD OF TIME OR STRUCTURE THE SAC AROUND THE HEART
ATHEROSCLEROSIS COMBINING FORM: ATHER/O- COMBINING FORM: SCLER/O- SUFFIX: -OSIS SOFT, FATTY SUBSTANCE / HARD / CONDITION;PROCESS PLAQUE DEPOSITS IN ARTERY WALLS
LEUKOCYTES COMBINING FORM: LEUKO- COMBINING FORM: CYT/O- WHITE CELL WHITE BLOOD CELL
EOSINOPHILS COMBINING FORM: EOSIN/O- COMBINING FORM: PHIL/O- RED/ATTRACTION TO OR FONDNESS OF A TYPE OF LEUKOCYTE THAT HAS MANY GRANULES THAT STAIN BRIGHT PINK TO RED. 2 LOBES. RELEASES CHEMICALS TO DESTROY FOREIGN CELLS.
SPLENECTOMY COMBINING FORM: SPLEN/O- SUFFIX: -ECTOMY SPLEEN / SURGICAL REMOVAL OF
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS COMBINING FORM: RHEUMAT/O- SUFFIX: -OID COMBINING FORM: ARTHR/O- SUFFIX: -ITIS WATER DISCHARGE / RESEMBLING JOINT/INFLAMMATION ACUTE AND CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE, PARTICULARLY IN THE JOINTS. AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER.
ASYMPTOMATIC PREFIX: A- COMBINING FORM: SYMPTOMAT/O- SUFFIX: -IC WITHOUT/SYMPTOMS/PERTAINING TO SHOWING NO SYMPTOMS OR SIGNS
CORONAL COMBINING FORM: CORON/O- SUFFIX: -AL STRUCTURE THAT ENCIRCLES LIKE A CROWN / PERTAINING TO REFERS TO THE CORONAL (FRONTAL) BODY PLANE THAT DIVIDES THE BODY INTO FRONT (ANTERIOR/VENTRAL) AND BACK (POSTERIOR/DORSAL)
CHOLELITHIASIS COMBINING FORM: CHOLE/O- COMBINING FORM: LITH/O- SUFFIX: -IASIS BILE OR GALL / STONE / PROCESS OR STATE GALL STONES IN EITHER THE GALLBLADDER OR BILE DUCT
HEMATAPOEISIS COMBINING FORM: HEMAT/O- SUFFIX: -POESIS BLOOD/ PROCESS OF FORMATION PROCESS BY WHICH ALL OF THE FORMED ELEMENTS ARE PRODUCED. OCCURS IN THE RED MARROW IN LONG OR FLAT BONES.
GASTROENTEROLOGY COMBINING FORM: GASTR/O- COMBINING FORM: ENTER/O- SUFFIX: -OLOGY STOMACH/INTESTINES/STUDY OF
SUBCUTANEOUS PREFIX: SUB- COMBINING FORM: CUTANE/O- SUFFIX: - OUS BELOW /SKIN / PERTAINING TO
HYPERLIPIDEMIA PREFIX: HYPER- COMBININF FORM: LIPID/O- SUFFIX: -EMIA ABOVE NORMAL/ FAT OR LIPID / CONDITION OF THE BLOOD
IATROGENIC COMBINING FORM: IATR/O - COMBINING FORM: GEN/O- SUFFIX: -IC MEDICAL TREATMENT / ARISING FROM / PERTAINING TO AN ADVERSE MEDICAL CONDITION CAUSED BY THE ACTIONS OF A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER OR INSTITUTION
INFLAMMATION COMBINING FORM: INFLAMMAT/O- REDNESS OR WARMTH SUFFIX: -ATION: BEING;HAVING;PROCESS HAVING REDNESS OR WARMTH
EXACERBATION COMBINING FORM: EXACERBAT/O: INCREASE OR PROVOKE SUFFIX: -ATION - BEING;HAVING;PROCESS SUDDEN WORSENING
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