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algia pain
cele tumor, hernia
centesis surgicla puncture to remove fluid
cyte cell
desis bind
dia through
dynia pain
dynia pain
ectomy surgical removal
graphy process of recording
gram/graph resulting record picture
itis inflammation
lith stone
lysis setting free, breaking down
malacia abnormal softening
megaly large, enlargement
nercrosis death of tissue
ology study of
oid resembling
oma tumor
osis disease
ostomy surgically creating an artificial mouth or stoma
otomy cutting into or a surgical incision
pathy disease
penia lack, deficiency
pena breathing
pexy to put in place, surgical fixation
plasty surgical repair
ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
rhagia/rrhage bursting forth
(raphy) rrhaphy suture or stitch
rhea flow or discharge
rhexis rupture
sclerosis abnormal condition
scopy visual examination
stenosis abnormal tightening or narrowing
tri three
tripsy crushing stone
trophy growth
Created by: sistaterra