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Flashcards in Combinding Forms Deck (44):
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Hyper

Above, over, abundant sugar

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Lipid

Fat

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Poly

Many, increase

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Emia

A word element denoting relationship to the blood

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-ptysis

Cough up, spit up

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-oma

Tumors

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-emesis

Vomit

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-lysis

Dissolve, break down

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-crit

Separate

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-stat

Stop

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-scopy

Combination

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Manometer

Instrument for measuring pressure of a liquid or gas

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-palpation

Feeling

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-oid

Like, resembling

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-dilator

Something causing expansion

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-spasm

Contraction

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-plasty

Plastic surgery

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-rrhaphy

Suturing

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-ous

Pertaining to

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Puncture

Puncture

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-a
-ae

Singular and plural forms

22

-rrhagia

Excessive flow, bleeding

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-tomy

Incision, cutting into

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-rrhexis

Rupture

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Scler-

Hard

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-ole

Tiny, minute, diminutive

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-ectasis

Dilation, expansion

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-al
-ar

Pertaining to

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Endo-

Within

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Peri-

Surrounding, around

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Electro-

Pertaining to electricity

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Tachy-

Fast

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Brady-

Slow

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-itis

Inflammation

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-logy

Study of, science of

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-ac

Pertaining to

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-osis

Abnormal condition

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-graph

Instrument used for measurement

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-graphy

Process of recording

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-gram

Something drawn, written, or recorded

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-pathy

Disease

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-ic

Pertaining to

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An

Without, lack of