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Chapter Three3


-ac stands for pertaining to
-ad stands for toward, increase
-al stands for pertaining to
-algesia stands for sensitivity to pain
-algia stands for pain
-ar stands for pertaining to
-cele stands for swelling or hernation
-centesis stands for surgical puncture
-cide stands for to kill; to destroy
-cyte stands for cell
-dynia stands for pain
-ectasia stands for stretching or dilation
-ectomy stands for surgical removal
-emia stands for blood condition
-er stands for one who
-genesis stands for generating; formation
-genic stands for pertaining to, formation, producing
-gram stands for record or picture
-graph stands for an instrument used to record
-graphy stands for process of recording
-ia stands for condition; pertaining to
-iasis stands for presence of an abnormal condition
-iatric(s) stands for relating to medicine, physicians, or medical treatment
-iatrist stands for one who treats; a physician
-iatry stands for medical treatment, medical profession
-ic stands for pertaining to
-ician stands for specialist in a field of study
-ion stands for action; process
-ism stands for condition
-ist stands for practioner
-itis stands for inflammation
-lepsy stands for seizure; attack
-lith stands for stone
-lithiasis stands for presence or formation of stones
-logy stands for study of
-logist stands for one who specializes in the study of
-lysis stands for destruction or detachment
-lytic stands for destruction
-mania stands for a mental disorder; a madness
-megaly stands for enlargement
-meter stands for an instrument used to measure
-metry stands for process of measuring
-oid stands for resembling
-ole stands for small or little
-oma stands for tumor
-opia stands for visual condition
-osis stands for condition
-ous stand for pertaining to
-pathy stands for disease
-penia stands for decrease in; deficiency
-pexy stands for surgical fixation
-philia stands for attracted to
-phobia stands for abnormal fear
-plasis stands for formation or development
-plasty stands for surgical repair
-plegia stands for paralysis
-pnea stands for breathing
-ptosis stands for drooping or prolapse
-rrhagia stands for excessive flow or discharge
-rrhea stands for discharge; flow
-rrhexis stands for rupture
-scope stands for instrument used to view
-scopy stands for process of viewing with a scope
-stasis stands for stopping or controlling
-stomy stands for surgical creation of a new opening
-tic stands for pertaining to
-tomy stands for incision into
-tripsy stands for intentional crushing
-ula stands for small, little
-uria stands for urine
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