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Med Term - A Systems Approach Ch 2

Mr. Eroh's Med Term Class - Ch 2
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-centesis
puncture
-ectomy
excision, removal
-stomy
forming an opening (mouth)
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision, cut into
-desis
binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-pexy
suspension, fixation (of an organ)
-rrhaphy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair
-clasis
break, fracture
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
-tripsy
crushing
-algia
pain
-dynia
pain
-cele
hernia, swelling
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-gen
forming, producing, origin
-genesis
forming, producing, origin
-gram
record, a writing
- graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-iasis
abnormal condition (produced by something
-lith
stone, calculus
-logist
specialist in the study of
-logy
study of
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal condition, increase (used primarily
- erythro
red
- para
to bear (offspring)
-paresis
partial paralysis
-pathy
disease
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phagia
elating, swallowing
-itis
inflammation
-phasic
speech
-philia
attraction to
-phobia
fear
-plasia
formation, growth
-plegia
paralysis, stroke
-poiesis
formation, production
-ptosis
prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhage
bursting forth
-rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
instrument to view or examine
-scopy
visual examination
-spasm
involuntary contraction, twitching
-stasis
standing still
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
-toxic
poison
-trophy
development, nourishment