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Chapter 3- suffixes

Surgical And Diagnostics

QuestionAnswer
-ectomy excision, removal Incisions
o/stomy forming an opening (mouth) Incisions
o/tomy incision Incisions
o/clasis to break refracturing, loosening, crushing
o/lysis seperation, destruction, loosening refracturing, loosening, crushing
o/tripsy crushing refracturing, loosening, crushing
o/desis binding, fixation (of a bone or joint) plastic operations
o/pexy suspension, fixation (of an organ) plastic operations
o/plasty surgical repair platic operations
o/rrhapy suture plastic operations
o/centesis surgical puncture diagnostic suffixes
o/gram record, writing diagnostic suffixes
o/graph instrument for recording diagnostic suffixes
o/graphy process of recording diagnostic suffixes
o/meter instrument for measuring diagnostic suffixes
o/metry act of measuring diagnostic suffixes
o/scope instrument to view or examine diagnostic suffixes
o/scopy visual examination diagnostic suffixes
algia / o/dynia pain pathological
o/cele hernia, swelling pathological
-ectasis dilation, expansion pathological
-edema swelling pathological
-emesis vomiting pathological
-emia blood condition pathological
-iasis abnormal condition pathological
-itis inflammation pathological
o/lith stone, calcusus pathological
o/malacia softening pathological
o/megaly enlargement pathological
-oma tumor pathological
o/pathy disease pathological
o/penia decrease, deficency pathological
o/plasia / o/plasm formation, growth pathological
o/rrhage / o/rrhagia bursting forth (of) pathological
o/rrhea discharge, flow pathological
o/rrhexis rupture pathological
-osis abnormal condition, increase (used only with blood cells) pathological
o/spasm twitching pathological
o/stenosis narrowing, stricture pathological
o/toxic poision pathological
o/trophy development, nourishment pathological
0/centesis surgical puncture Incisions
Created by: stephtaylor