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algia

pain

ar,ary,eal

pertaining to

cele

hernia or protrusion

centesis

surgical puncture to aspirate fluid with a sterile needle

ectasis

stretching out, dilatation, expansion

emia

blood condition

graphy

process of recording, radiographic imaging

meter

process of recording, radiographic imaging

metry

measurement

pexy

surgical puncture

pnea

breathing

rrhagia

rapid flow of blood

scope

insturment used for visual examintation

scopic

pertaining to visual examination

scopy

visual examination

spasm

sudden, involuntary muscle contaction

stenosis

narrowing or constricition

stomy

creation of an artificial opening

thorax

chest

tomy

cut into or incision

pepsia

digestion

bi, bin

two

opia

vision condition

phobia

abnormal fear of

plegia

paralysis

malacia

softening

ism

state of

logy

study of

spasm

surgical crushing

gen

substance or agent

spasm

sudden, involuntary muscle contraction

tripsy

surgical crushing

desis

surgical fixation, fusion

pexy

surgical fixation, suspension

centesis

surgical puncture to aspirate fluid

plasty

surgical repair

rrhaphy

suturing, repairing

iatry

treatment specialty

oma

tumor, swelling

asthenia

weakness

scopy

visual examination

meter

instrument used to measure

graph

instrument used to record

metry

measurement

logist

one who studies and treats

dynia

pain

parlysis

plegia

scopic

pertaining to visual examination

graphy

process of recording, radiographic imaging

genic

producing originating, causing

gram

record, radiographic image

apheresis

removal

rrhexis

rupture

sarcoma

malignant tumor

pepsia

digestion

pathy

disease

stenosis

contriction, narrowing

tomy

cut or incision

megaly

enlargement

rrhea

flow discharge

poiesis

formation

sclerosis

hardening

cele

hernia, protrusion

itis

inflammation

coccus

berry-shaped

pnea

breathing

sym

together, joined

clasia

break

clast

breathing

clasis

break

quadri

four

supra

above

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