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ALH 122 Chap 3

ALH 122 Chap 3 - Senders, SBC Portland

acu/o sharp, sever, sudden
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
axill/o armpit
hydro/o water
leuk/o white
morph/o shape
necr/o death of cells or death of whole body
radi/o x-rays
sarc/o flesh
phag/o to eat
phleb/o vein
isch/o to hold back
-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy surgical removal or excision, resection
-genesis to create or produce
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis break apart, destruction, rupture
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma mass, tumor, collection of fluid
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-plasia development, growth, formation
-plasty surgical repair
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing
-scope camera, instrument for visualization
-scopy process of visualization with a scope
-o/stomy surgical creating of an opening
-thermia pertaining to heat
-o/tomy incision, cutting into
-trophy development, nourishment
-ic pertaining to
removal of a gland adenectomy
tumor of a gland adenoma
tumor of flesh sarcoma
atrophy to waste away
endocrine to secrete within (the blood)
exocrine to secrete out (a duct, to the outside of the body)
hyperplasia abnormal cell growth, increased NUMBER of cells
hypertrophy abnormal cell growth, increased SIZE of cells
hyperthermia extremely high temperature
hypothermia extremely low temperature
c.c. with meals
CC: chief complaint
a.c. before meals
p.c. after meals
pt patient
FHx family history
c (with a hyphen over it) with
s (with a hyphen over it) without
a (with a hyphen over it) before
p (with a hyphen over it) after
Created by: asenders