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Chapter 1 Colors and Suffixes

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Cyan/o
blue
Erythr/o
red
Leuk/o
white
Melan/o
black
Poli/o
gray
-algia
pain/suffering
-dynia
pain
-itis
inflammation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-necrosis
tissue death
-osis
abnormal condition
-sclerosis
abnormal hardening
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectomy
surgical removal of
-graphy
process of recording a picture/record
-gram
actual picture/record
-plasty
surgical repair
-scopy
visual exam
-rrhage /-rrhagia
bursting forth(blood/bleeding)
-rrhaphy
to suture or stitch
-rrhea
an abnormal flow or discharge(body fluids)
-rrhexis
rupture
-ology
the study of
-ologist
specialist
-ostomy
to surgically create an opening
-otomy
cutting into;surgical incision
-as/-al
pertaining to
-oma
tumor
-stenosis
abnormal narrowing