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C.M.A Review

-graph instrument for recording
-iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-oid resembling
-osis abnormal condition or increase
ab- away from
ad- toward
a/n absence of
ante- before
anti- against
auto- self
bi both, two
-centesis to puncture in order to aspirate
-desis binding or fixation
-ectomy excision, surgical removal of
-lithotomy incision for removal of stones
-otomy incision into
abdominocentesis surgical puncture of the abdomen to remove fluid
bradycardia slow heartrate
cardiomegaly enlargement of the heart
dacryocystitis inflammation of a tear sac
-emia pertaining to the blood
gastrectasia stretching of the stomach
hemiplegia paralysis of one half on the body
inter- between
vas/o vessel or duct
pneumon/o lung
-rrhexis rupture
myc/o fungus or mold
rhinorrhea discharge for the nose rhin/o= nose -rrhea= flow or discharge
hepatomegaly enlargement of the liver hepat/o=liver -megaly= enlargement
-lysis dissolution or destruction
-oma tumor
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