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Medical terminology

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-centesis surgical punture
-clasis to break, surgical fracture
-desis binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-ectomy excision, removal
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood conditon
-gen forming, producing, origin-carcinogen
-genesis forming, producing, origin-carcinogenesis
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phobia fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhea discharge, flow
rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-toxic poison
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