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MP 101 medical terminology

-centesis Surgical Puncture
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-toxic poison
-ectomy excision, removal
-edema swelling
-trophy development, nourishment
-stomy forming of an opening (mouth)
-emesis vomiting
-ac pertaining to
-tomy incision
-emia blood condition
-al pertaining to
-clasis to break
-iasis abnormal condition
-ar pertaining to
-tripsy crushing
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-itis inflammation
-ary pertaining to
-lith stone, calculus
-eal pertaining to
-desis binding, fixation (of bone or joint)
-malacia softening
-ic pertaining to
-pexy suspension, fixation (of an organ)
-megaly enlargement
-ical pertaining to
-plasy surgical repair
-oma tumor
-ile pertaining to
-rrhaphy suture
-pathy disease
-ory pertaining to
-gram record, writing
-penia decrease, deficiency
-ose pertaining to
-graph instrument for recording
-plasia formation, growth
-ous pertaining to
-graphy the process of recording
-plasm formation, or growth
-tic pertaining to
-meter instrument for measuring
-rrhage bursting forth
-ia condition
-metry act of measuring
-rrhajia bursting forth
-ism condition
-scope instrument to view or examine
-rrhexus rupture
-iatry medicine, treatment
-algia pain
-osis abnormal condition
-ician specialist
-dynia pain
-spasm involuntary twitching, contraction
-ist specialist
-cele hernia, swelling
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
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