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14 terms

Chapt 3 Book Exercise B

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cyst/o
cystocele,- hernia of the urinary bladder
my/o
myalgia,- pain of muscle
carcin/o
carcinogenesis,- process of producing cancer
myel/o
myelogram,- x-ray record of the spinal cord
strept/o
streptococci,- berry-shaped bacteria in twisted chains
thorac/o
thoracocentesis,- surgical puncture to remove fluid from the chest
mast/o
mastectomy,- removal of a breast
bronch/o
bronchitis,- inflammation of the tubes leading from the windpipe to the lungs
isch/o
ischemia,- to hold back blood from cells
angi/o
angiography,- process of recording (x-ray) blood vessels
arthr/o
arthroscopy,- visual examination of joints
staphyl/o
staphylococci,- berry- shaped bacteria in clusters
laryng/o
laryngectomy,- resection of the voice box
amni/o
amniocentesis,- surgical procedure to remove fluid from the sac around a fetus