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terms from chapter 1

-centesis punture
-ectomy excision,removal
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision,cut into
-desis binding,fusion,fixation (of bone or joint)
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-rrhaphy suture
-plasty surgical repair
-clasis break,fracture
-lysis seperate,destruct,loosening
-tripsy crushing
-algia ,-dynia pain
-cele hernia,swelling
-ectasis dilation,expansion
-emia blood condition,relationship
-gen (instrument or agent) forming, producing, origin
-genesis -genesis (process) forming, producing, origin
-gram record, a writing
-graph instrument forrecording
-graphy process of recording
-iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflamation
-lith stone, calculus
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-oid resembling
-oma tumor, swelling, mass
-osis abnormal condition, increase(used mostly with blood cells)
-para (parous) to bear (offspring)
-paresis partial paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia (plasm) speech
-philia attraction for
-phobia fear
-plasia formation, growth
-plegia paralysis
-poiesis formation, production
-ptosis prolapse, drooping downward displacement
-rrhage -rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument to view or examine
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stasis standing still
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-trophy development, nourishment
-toxic poison
a, an not, without
ab away from
ad toward
ana up, apart
ante before, forward
anti against
auto self, own
bi two
brady slow
cata down
con with, together
contra against, opposite
de down, lack of
dia through, complete
dys bad, painful, difficult
ec, ecto out, outside
en, endo in, within
epi up, upon, on, above
eu good, well
ex out, away from
hemi half
hyper excessive, above
htpo deficient, under
in not, in
infra beneath
inter between
intra within, in
macro large
mal bad
meta change, beyond, between
micro small
pan all
para near, beside, abnormal, apart, from
per throough
peri surrounding
poly many, much
post after, behind
pre before, in front of
pro before, forward
pseudo false
re back, again
retro behind, backward
sub under
supra above, upper
syn, sym together, with
tachy fast
trans across, through
ultra beyond, excess
uni one
Created by: wesujo