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Chapter Three Assignment Brittany

STUDY
PLAY
-algia
PAIN
arthralgia
pain in the joints
-cele
HERNIA
rectocele
hernia of the rectum
-centesis
SURGICAL PUNCTURE TO REMOVE FLUID
thoracentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the chest
-coccus
BERRY SHAPED BACTERIUM
streptococcus
berry shaped bacteria that is curved
-cyte
CELL
erythrocyte
cell that is red (red blood cell)
-dynia
PAIN
pleurodynia
Pain in the chest
-ectomy
REMOVAL
nephrectomy
removal of kidney
-emia
BLOOD CONDITION
leukemia
blood condition of white blood cells
-genesis
CONDITION OF PRODUCING, FORMING
angiogenesis
formation of blood vessel
-genic
PERTAINING TO, PRODUCING, PRODUCED BY, OR IN
carcinogenic
producing cancer
-gram
RECORD
myelogram
record of the spinal cord
-graph
INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING
electroencephalograph
instrument to record electrical activity in the brain
-graphy
PROCESS OF RECORDING
electroencephalography
process of recording electrical activity in the brain
-itis
INFLAMMATION
rhinitis
inflammation of the nose
-logy
STUDY OF
ophthalmology
study of eyes
-lysis
BREAKDOWN, DESTRUCTION,SEPARATION
hemolysis
destruction of blood cells
-malacia
SOFTENING
osteomalacia
softening of the bones
-megaly
ENLARGMENT
acromegaly
enlargement of the extremities
-oma
TUMOR, MASS,
myosarcoma
tumor of the muscle and flesh
-opsy
TO VIEW
biopsy
to view life
-osis
CONDITION, USUALLY ABNORMAL
necrosis
condition of death
-pathy
DISEASE CONDITION
cardiomyopathy
disease condition of heart muslce
-penia
DEFICIENCY
erythropenia
deficiency of red blood cells
-phobia
FEAR
acrophobia
fear of heights
-plasia
DEVELOPMENT, FORMATION, GROWTH
dysplasia
growth that is abnormal
-plasty
SURGICAL REPAIR
angioplasty
surgical repair in the vessel
-ptosis
DROOP; SAG; PROLAPSE; PROTRUDE
blepharoptosis
sagging of eyelid
-sclerosis
HARDENING
arteriosclerosis
hardening in the artery
-scope
INSTRUMENT FOR VISUAL EXAMINATION
laparoscope
instrument to visually examine through the abdominal wall
-stasis
STOPPING; CONTROLLING
metastasis
stopping beyond or beyond stopping
-stomy
OPENING TO FORM A MOUTH
colostomy
opening to form a mouth in the colon
-tomy
INCISION, TO CUT INTO
osteotomy
incision into a bone
-trophy
DEVELOPMENT, NOURISHMENT
hypertrophy
increased development
-ia
CONDITION
pneumonia
condition of lungs
-ist
SPECIALIST
Nephrologist
specialist of the kidney
-ole
LITTLE, SMALL
arteriole
Small artery
-ule
LITTLE, SMALL
venule
Small vein
-um, ium
STRUCTURE, TISSUE, THING
pericardium
structure/tissue that surrounds the heart
-y
CONDITION, PROCESS
nephropathy
condition of the kidney disease or kidney disease
-ac, -iac
PERTAINING TO
cardiac
pertaining to the heart
-al
PERTAINING TO
bacterial
pertaining to bacteria
-ar
PERTAINING TO
tonsillar
pertaining to the tonsils
-ary
PERTAINING TO
pulmonary
pertaining to the lungs
-eal
PERTAINING TO
laryngeal
pertaining to the larynx
-ic, -ical
PERTAINING TO
chronic
pertaining to time
-oid
RESEMBLING
adenoids
resembling glands
-ose
PERTAINING TO, FULL OF
adipose
pertaining to full of fat
-ous
PERTAINING TO
mucous
pertaining to mucus
-tic
PERTAINING TO
necrotic
pertaining to death
-er
ONE WHO
radiographer
one who records xrays
-therapy
TREATMENT
hydrotherapy
treatment that uses water
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