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Intro to Med Term

Prefixes, Suffixes

TermDefinition
circum- peri- around
-algia -dynia pain
-clasis to break; surgical fracture
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-penia decrease, deficiency
super- upper, above
homo- homeo- same
-plasty surgical repair
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-plegia paralysis
-edema swelling
-metry act of measuring
-emesis vomiting
-rrhaphy suture
a an- without, not
dys- bad, painful, difficult
primi- first
-osis abnormal condition; increase
-ectomy excision, removal
macro- large
-phobia fear
-meter instrument for measuring
retro- backward, behind
hypo- under, below, deficient
-scope instrument for examining
-tripsy crushing
-malacia softening
-melagy enlargement
-gram record, writing
dia- trans- through, across
-rrhage -rrhagia bursting (of)
-desis binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
endo- intra- in, within
-scopy visual examination
-itis inflammation
-rrhea discharge, flow
mono- uni- one
-pathy disease
-tomy incision
micro- small
pre- pro- before, in front of
-tome instrument to cut
-lith stone, calculus
-stomy forming an opening
post- after, behind
-iasis abnormal condition
-lysis separation; destruction; loosening
-graph instrument for recording
-oma tumor
-centesis surgical puncture
-toxic poison
-trophy nourishment, development
-rrhexis rupture
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-emia blood condition
-graphy process of recording
dipl- diplo- double
Created by: cheyenneskye
 

 



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