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Oral Quiz 1-2

TermMeaning of the suffixMeaning of roots
gastralgia -algia: pain gastr-: stomach
cystocele -cele: hernia, tumor, protrusion cyst-: sac of fluid, urinary bladder
hydrocele -cele: hernia, tumor, protrusion hydro-: water
paracentesis -centesis: surgical punture para-: beside, around, near, abnormal
thoracentesis -centesis: surgical punture thora-: chest, pleural cavity
erythrocyte -cyte: cell erythr-: red blood cell
lymphocyte -cyte: cell lymph-: lymph
arthrodesis -desis: binding, fixation arthr-: joint
tenodesis -desis: binding, fixation ten-: tendoon
hyperglycemia -emia: condition of the blood, blood hyper-: excessive, high, above, upward / glyc-: sugar
polycythemia -hemia: condition of the blood, blood poly-: many/ cyt-: cells
angiectasis -ctasis: expansion, dilation angi-: vessal
bronchiectasis -ctasis: expansion, dilation bronchi-: bronchus
oophorectomy -ectomy: removal, excision oophor-: ovary
tonsillectomy -ectomy: removal, excision tonsill-: tonsil
lithiasis -iasis: condition, formation of, presence of lith-: stone, calculus
cholelithiasis -iasis: condition, formation of, presence of chol-: bile, gall
carditis -itis: inflammation card-: heart
iritis -itis: inflammation ir-: iris
bronchogenic -genic: producing, origin bronch-: bronchial tube
pathogenic -genic: producing, origin path-: disease
nephrolithotomy -lithotomy: incision for removal of stones nephr-: kidney
myolysis -lysis: dissolution, breaking down my-: muscle
encephalomalacia -malacia: softening encephal-: brain
osteomalacia -malacia: softening oste-: bone
cholelithotomy -lithotomy: incision for removal of stones chol-: bile, gall
Created by: Priscilla0