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pleur/o

pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)

152

pneumon/o

lungs

153

pulmon/o

lungs

154

rect/o

rectum

155

splen/o

spleen

156

staphyl/o

clusters

157

strept/o

twisted chains

158

thorac/o

chest

159

tonsill/o

tonsils

160

ven/o

vein

161

-cele

hernia

162

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

163

-coccus (singular)

-cocci (plural)

berry-shaped bacterium

((bacteria plural)

164

-dynia

pain

165

-genesis

condition of producing, forming

166

-graph

instument for recording

167

-graphy

process of recording

168

-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

169

-malacia

softening

170

-megaly

enlargement

171

-penia

deficiency

172

-phobia

fear

173

-plasia

development, formation, growth

174

-plasty

surgical repair

175

-ptosis

drooping, falling, prolapse

176

-sclerosis

-hardening

177

-stasis

controlling, stopping

178

-stomy

opening to form a mouth (stoma)

179

-therapy

treatment

180

-trophy

develpment, nourishment