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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.