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-trophy

development, nourishment,
cell SIZE

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-plasia

development, formation, growth
cell NUMBER

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Hypertrophy

Excessive development in the cell SIZE

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Hyperplasia

Excessive development in cell NUMBER

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-megaly

Enlargement
Could by hypertrophy or hyperplasia

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onc/o & -oma

Tumour

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hernio/o & -cele

Hernia

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HemostAsis

Normal stoppage of blood flow; clotting

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Ischemia

Abnormal loss of blood flow. "Holding back of blood"

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-malacia

Softening of tissue

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-sclerosis

Hardening of tissue. *note stress is -Osis and -sclerOsis

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-algia

Pain

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-dynia

Pain

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dys-

Painful, bad, abnormal, difficult

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-tomy

Incision, to cut into

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-ectomy

Resection, cutting out, removing

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-penia

Deficiency

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-ptosis

Drooping, sagging

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-pexy

Fixing, fastening (-pexy repairs -ptosis)

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my/o

Muscle

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myel/o

Spinal cord or bone marrow (determine by contex)

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MetAstasis

"Beyond Stopping" tumour no longer respects tissue boundries

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-stomy

Creation of an opening. "Mouth process