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Craniotomy- crani/otomy Cutting into the skull- pertaining to the skull/cutting into
Dysuria- dys/uria Difficult to urinate
Hysterectomy- hyster/ectomy Surgical removal of the uterus- uterus/ surgical removal of
Hemotoxic- hemo/toxic Blood poison
Carcinoma- carcin/oma Cancer tumor
Electroencephalograph- electro/encephalo/graph Electrical brain diagram
Osteomalacia- osteo/malacia softening of the bone- bone/softening of a tissue
Paraplegia- para/plegia Paralysis of lower half of the body- lower half of the body/ paralysis
Pyuria- py/uria Urine pus- pus/urine
Acromegaly- acro/megaly Enlarged extremities- extremities/enlarged
Gerontology- geront/ology Study of old age- old age/study of
Dysphagia- dys/phagia Difficult to eat
Hydrocele- hydro/cele Deficient tumor
Adenoma Gland tumor
Antitoxic Against poison
Ophthalmology Study of the eye
Pneumonomelanosis Black lung condition
Paraosteoarthropathy Near bone joint disease
Salpingo-oophorocele Swelling of female egg cell in fallopian tube
Idiopathic thrombocytopenia Self-oringinating disease of deficiency in clotting of cell
Narcoepilepsy Over-sleep seizures
Postpartum After birth
Herniorrhaphy Rupture of swelling up of a gap
Dermacyanosis Blue skin condition
Thoracentesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid in the chest
Created by: TammiTse