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Medical Terminology


-centesis puncture
-ectomy excision, removal
-stomy forming an opening
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision or to cut into
-desis binding, fixation
-pexy suspension, fixation
-rrhapy suture
-plasty surgical repair
-clasis break
-lysis separation, destruction
-tripsy crushing
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-gen origin, forming, producing
-genesis origin, forming, producing
-gram record, a writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-para to bear offspring
-paresis partial paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia decrease
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-philia attraction to
-phobia fear
-plasia formation, growth
-plegia paralysis, stroke
-polesis formation, production
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhage bursting forth
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument to view or examine
-scopy visual examination
-spasm twitching
-stasis standing still
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-toxic poison
-trophy development, nourishment
Created by: mringeisen