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PHS-Medical Language

chapter 5-academic knowledge

-algia pain
-ectomy surgical removal
-itis inflammation of
-megaly enlargement
-ology study of
-ostomy surgical opening
-otomy surgical incision
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
-scope instrument to view
ab- away from
ad- towards
brachy- short
brady- slow
endo- inside
hyper- excessive, above, more than
hypo- decrease, below, less than
intra- within; inside
post- after
tachy- fast
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
cerebr/o brain
cyt/o cell
brachi/o arm
gastr/o stomach
hemo/hemat blood
lip/o fat
mamm/o breast
my/o muscle
tend/o tendon
trache/o trachea; windpipe
neur/o nerve
oste/o bone
thorac/o chest
Created by: msgutierrez