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Med Terms Set 3

Suffixes and Terminology

Angio/o Vessel
Arteri/o artery
Ather/o plaque
Axill/o armpit
Cholecyst/o gallbladder
Chron/o time
Cyst/o Bladder
Cry/o cold
Inguin/o groin
Necr/o death
Ot/o ear
Phleb/o vein
Pneumon/o lung
Septic/o infection
Thorac/o chest
Ur/o Urine
Vascul/o Blood vessel
-algia Condition of pain
-emia Blood condition
-ia Condition
-itis inflammation
-megaly enlargement
-oma Tumor, mass
-sis abnormal condition
-pathy Disease condition
-rrhea Flow, discharge
-rrhage Excessive discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-uria Condition of urine
-al pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-centesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectomy Removal, excision
-gram record
-graphy process of recording
-lysis breakdown, destruction
-plasty surgical repair
-scopy Process of visual examination
-stomy opening
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision
Created by: cmerrigan
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