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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
hemi
half
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
ad
toward
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
hemi
half
sym
together, joined
bin
two
clasia
break
clast
breathing
clasis
break
quadri
four
supra
above