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Somno

Sleep

32

sono

sound

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spiro

breathe, breathing

34

thoraco

thorax, chest

35

tomo

to cut, section or slice

36

tonsillo

tonsil (lympthaic tissue on the sides of the throat

37

tracheo

trachea; windpipe

38

a

without or absence of

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endo

within

40

eu

normal good

41

poly

many, much

42

tachy

rapid fast

43

Algia

pain

44

cele

hernia or protrusion

45

centesis

surgical procedure to remove fluid (aspirate)

46

Ectasis

stretching out, dilation, expansion

47

emia

blood condition

48

gram

record

49

graph

instrument used to record

50

Graphy

process of recording

51

meter

instrument used to measure

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pexy

surgical fixation; suspension

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pnea

breathing

54

rrhaiga

rapid flow of blood

55

scope

instrument used for visual examination

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scopic

pertaining to visual examination

57

scopy

visual examination

58

spasm

sudden involuntary muscle contraction

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stenosis

constriction or narrowing

60

stomy

creating o an artificial opening