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Medical Term CP3

chapter 3

-a noun ending
-ac pertaining to
-ad toward, increase
-al pertaining to
-algesia sensitivity to pain
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-cele swelling or herniation
-centesis surgical puncture
-cide to kill or destroy
-clasis crushing or breaking up
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-e noun ending
-ectasia stretching or dilatation
-ectomy surgical removal
-emia blood condition
-er one who
-genesis Generating or formation
-genic Pertaining to formation
-gram record or picture
-graph an instrument used to record
-graphy process or recording
-ia condition
-iasis presence of an abnormal condition
-iatric relating to medicine, physicians or medical treatment
-iatrist one who treats
-iatry medical treatment
-ic pertaining to
-ician specialist in a field of study
-ion action or process
-ism condition
-ist practitioner
-itis inflammation
-lepsy seizure or attack
-lith stone
-lithiasis presence or formation of stones
-logy the study of
-logist one who specializes in the study of
-lysis destruction or detachment
-lytic destruction
-mania mental disorder
-megaly enlargement
-meter an instrument used to measure
-metry the process of measuring
-oid resembling
-ole small or little
-oma tumor
-opia visual condition
-osis condition
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-penia decrease in or deficiency
-pexy surical fixation
-philia attracted to
-phobia abnormal fear
-plasia formation or developement
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptosis drooping or prolapse
-rrhagia excessive flow or discharge
-rrhaphy suturing
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scope an instrument used to view
-scopy the process of viewing
-stasis stopping or controlling
-stomy the surgical creation of a new opening
-tic pertaining to
-tomy incision into
-tripsy intentional crushing
-ula small or little
-ule small one
-uria a characteristic or urine
-y noun ending
Created by: BrandyReese