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Medical Terminology

Chapter 1: Part 5 of 6 Suffixes Related to Pathology ()

-algia pain ()
-dynia pain()
-itis inflammation (heat, redness, swelling)
-rrhage abnormal flow of blood (hemorrhage)
-rrhea abnormal flow of ANY fluid (not blood - Diarrhea)
-rrhexis burst or bursting forth (exploding)
-necrosis tissue death
-malacia abnormal softening of tissue (something to soft)
-sclerosis abnormal hardening (something to hard)
-megaly abnormal enlargement ( too big)
-stenosis abnormal narrowing ( too small)
Created by: Capron