chapter 1 introduction

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-itis

Inflammation

-malasia

abnormal softening

-megaly

enlargement

-necrosis

tissue death

-sclerosis

ABNORMAL HARDENING

-stenosis

abnormal narrowing

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

-graphy

the process of producing a picture or record

-gram

a picture or record

-plasty

surgical repair

-scopy

visual examination

-rrhage and rrhagia

bleeding

-rrhaphy

surgical suturing

-rrhea

flow or discharge

hyper-

excessive or increased

hypo-

deficient or decreased

-algia

pain

dys-

bad,difficult or painful

-ectomy

surgical removal

-osis

abnormal condition,disease

-ostomy

surgically creating an opening

-otomy

cutting surgical incision

-rrhexis

Rupture.

rhinoplasty

Surgical repair of the nose.

otitis

inflammation of ear

gastroenteritis

inflammation of the stomach and intestine

colostomy

a surgically creating an opening

hemorrhage

excessive bleeding,

myoplasty

surgical repair of muscle

neonatologist

the medical specialist dealing with newborns

arthritis

inflammation of a joint or joints

neuralgia

pain in the nerves

edema

swelling excess fluid in the body

fissure

is a groove or crack- like sore of the skin.

fistula

abnormal passage

infection

is the invasion of the body by a pathogenic

inflammation

is a localized response to an injury or destruction of tissues.

symptom

is subjective evidence of a disease

diagnosis

is the identification of a disease

prognosis

is a prediction of the probable course and out a disorder

laceration

is a torn or jagged wound or an accidental

myc/o

abnormal condition caused by fungus

myel/o

bone marrow or spinal cord.

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