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medix terminology

QuestionAnswer
-al p2
-algia pain
-ation process of
-blast embryonic cell, immature
-cele hernia, swelling
-cyte cell
-derma skin
-dynia pain
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-emia blood condition
-globin protein
-graft transplantation
-gram x-ray, writing, record
-ic p2
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis separation, destruction, lossening
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition of
-ous p2
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phil attraction for
-phobia fear
-phoresis transmission, carrying
-phylaxis protection
-plasty surgical repair
-poiesis formation, production
-rrhagia bursting forth, hemorrhage
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sarcoma malignant tumor
-scope instrument to examine
-scopy visual examination
-stasis stopping, standing still
-therapy treatment
-tic p2
-tomy incision to cut
-tome instrument to cut
-capnia carbon dioxide
-centesis surgical puncture
-crasia mixture
-ectomy excision, removal
-fusion pouring
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition of
-meter instrument to measure
-osmia sense of smell
-ostomy forming a new opening
-pexy fixation, suspension
-phage eating, swallowing, digestion
-phonia sound, voice
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse, downward displacement
-ptysis spitting
-rrhaphy suture
-spasm twitching, involuntary contraction
-sphyxia pulse
-stenosis narrowing
-thorax chest, thorax
-algesia pain
-ary p2
-asthenia weakness, loss of strength
-esthesia feeling, sensation
-ism condition of
-lepsy seizure
-phasia speech
-opia vision
-opsia vision
-tropia turning
-crine secrete
-dipsia thirst
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-phagia eating, swallowing
-physis growth, formation
-toxic poison
-trophy nourishment, development
-tropic stimulating, influency
-tropin stimulate
-uria urine, urination
-desis binding, fixation
-emesis vomiting
-iasis condition of
-orexia appetite
-porosis porous
-prandial meal
-schisis splitting, cleft, fissure
-stomy forming an opening
-pause Cessation
Created by: stacison