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Chapter 4 assignment-

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.
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Term
Definition
-algia   pain  
-asthenia   weakness  
-desi   binding  
-dynia   pain  
-esthesia   sensation  
-kinesia   movement  
-kinesis   movement  
-phobia   fear  
-phonia   sound  
-phoria   feeling, carrying  
-cele   hernia  
-cytosis   condition of cells  
-ectasia   expansion; dilation  
-ectasis   expanding; dilating  
-edema   swelling  
-ema   condition  
-emesis   vomiting  
-iass   pathological condition or state; presence of  
-ism   condition, disease  
-itis (pl.-tides)   inflammation  
-lepsy   seizures  
-leptic   pertaining to seizures pertaining to seizures  
-lithiasis   presence of stones  
-mania   obsession; madness  
-megaly   enlargement  
-oma (pl.-omata   tumor, neoplasm  
-opia   vision  
-opsia   vision  
-osis (pl. -(pl.oses)   condition, state, process  
-paresis   slight paralysis, feelings of numbness and tingling  
-pathy   disease  
-penia   deficiency, small, fewer  
-philia   attraction ; affinity for  
-phrenia   of the mind  
-phthisis   wasting away  
physis   growing  
-plegia   paralysis  
-plegic   pertaining to paralysis  
-ptosis   falling down; drooping  
_rrhea   to flow or discharge  
-rrhagia   excessive bleeding (amount and / or frequency  
-rrhexis   rupture  
-trophic   pertaining to nutrition  
-trophy   nutrition  
-blast   immature, forming  
-cidal   destroying, killing  
-crine   secreting  
-malacia   softening  
-para   bearing  
-parous   producing, bearing  
-pepsia   digestion  
-phage, -phagia   eating, devouring  
-phagy   swallowing  
-phasia   speaking  
-phoresis   carrying  
-plasia   formation, development, growth  
-plastic   forming  
-pnea   breath  
-poiesis   production, formation  
-poiectic   pertaining to production  
-para   bearing  
-porosis   lessening in density  
-rrhage   discharge heavily  
-schisis   splitting  
-somnia   sleep  
-spasm   contraction  
-stalss   contraction  
-stasis   stopping, constant  
-stenosis   narrowing  
-cyte   cell  
-derma   skin  
-emia   blood  
-emic   relating to blood  
-globin   protein  
-globulin   protein  
-oxia   oxygen  
-plakia   plaque  
-plasm   thing formed  
-uria   urine  
-ectomy   removal of part or all of an organ or body part  
-lysis   destruction of  
-lytic   pertaining to destruction  
-ostomy   opening to the outside of the body  
-pexy   fixation, usually done surgically  
-plasty   surgical repair  
-rrhapry   surgical suturing  
-static, -stasis   maintaining a state  
-stomy   opening  
-tome   cutting instrument, segment  
-tomy   cutting operation  
-crit   separate  
-gen   producer  
-genesis   origin  
-genic   produced by  
-gram   a recording  
-graph   recording instrument  
-graphy   process of recording  
-meter   measuring device  
-metry   measurement  
-opsy   view of  
-pheresis   removal  
-phil   attraction, affinity for  
-scope   instrument (esp. on used for observing or measuring  
-scopy   use of an instrument for observing  
-ad   toward  
-clasis   breaking  
-clast   breaking instrument  
-form   in the shape of  
-ic   pertaining to  
-ics   treatment, practice, body of language  
-logist   one who studies  
-logy   study, practice  
-oid   like, resembling  
-phylasis   protection, prevention  
-plegic   one who is paralyzed  
-stat   agent to maintain a state of equilibrium  
-tropia   turning  
-tropic   turning upward  
-tropy   attracted to target structures  
-versions   turning  


   






 
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