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medical terminology

second part of medical terminology...
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-phobia
fear
phon-(o)
sound, voice
-phylaxis
protection, prevention
-plasty
surgical correction or repair
-plegia
paralysis
pleuro-
side, rib
-pnea
breathing
pneum-(o)
lung, pertaining to the lungs, air
pod-(o)
foot
poly-
many, much
porous-
full of or having pores
post-
after, behind
pre-
before, in front of
proct-(o)
rectum, rectal, anus
psora-
itch
pseudo-
false
psych-(i,o)
pertaining to the mind
-ptosis
drooping down, sagging
pulmon-(o)
lung
py-(o)
pus
pyel-(o)
renal pelvis of kidney
pyr-(o)
heat, fever
quadr(i), quad(o)
four
radi-(o)
x-rays, radiation
re-
back, again
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-rrhagia
sudden or excessive flow
-rraphy
suture of , sewing up of gap or defect
rhin-(o)
nose, pertaining to the nose
retro-
backward, in back, behind
ren-(o)
kidney
rect-(o)
rectum
sarc-(o)
malignant (cancer) connective tissue
-sarcoma
tumor, cancer
sanguine-(o)
blood
scler-(o)
hardening
-sclerosis
dryness or hardness
-scope
examining instrument
-scopy
observation
-sect
cut
semi-
half, apart