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Pertaining to the nose & stomach

nasogastric

nas/o = nose

gastr/o = stomach

ic = pertaining to

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Meaning 'without voice'

aphonia

a- = without

-phonia = voice

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Process of visually examining the ear.

otoscopy

ot/o = ear

-scopy = process of viewing

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Involuntary contraction of the bronchi

bronchospasm

bronch/o = bronchus

-spasm = involuntary muscle contraction

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Inflammation of the pharynx

pharyngitis

pharyng/o = pharynx (throat)

-itis = inflammation

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State of slow heart

Bradycardia

brady- = slow

cardi/o = heart

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Enlarged heart

Cardiomegaly

cardi/o = heart

-megaly = enlargement, large

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Pertaining to the heart muscle

Myocardial

my/o = muscle

cardi/o = heart

-al = pertaining to

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Meaning "red cell"

Erythrocyte

erythr/o = red

cyt/o = cell

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Meaning too few clotting cells

Thrombocytopenia

thromb/o = clot

cyt/o = cell

-penia = abnormal decrease, too few

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Meaning "white cell"

Leukocyte

leuk/o = white

cyt/o = cell

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Blood condition of insufficient blood sugar

Hypoglycemia

hypo- = below, under

glyc/o = sugar

-emia = blood condition

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Surgical repair of a joint

Arthroplasty

arthr/o = joint

-plasty = surgical repair

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A substance that prevents clot formation

Anticoagulant

anti- = against

coagul/o = clotting

an- = pertaining to

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Pertaining to 'rib'

Costal

cost/o = rib

-al = pertaining to

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Pertaining to between the ribs

Intercostal

inter- = among, between

cost/o = rib

-al = pertaining to

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Bone and joint inflammation

Osteoarthritis

oste/o = bone

arthr/o = joint

-itis = inflammation

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Process of measuring oxygen

Oximetry

ox/i = oxygen

-metry = process of measuring

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Abnormal condition of blue

Cyanosis

cyan/o = blue

-osis = abnormal condition

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One who studies the lungs

Pulmonologist

pulmon/o = lung

-logist = one who studies

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One who studies the nerves

Neurologist

neur/o = nerve

-logist = one who studies

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Pertaining to the retina

Retinal

retin/o = retina

-al = pertaining to

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Instrument for visually examining the eye

Ophthalmoscope

ophthalm/o = eye

-scope = instrument for viewing

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Bladder inflammation

Cystitis

cyst/o = bladder, pouch, sac

-itis = inflammation

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Condition of blood in the urine

Hematuria

hemat/o = blood

-uria = condition of the urine

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One who studies females

Gynecologist

gynec/o = female, woman

-logist = one who studies

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Surgical removal of breast

Mastectomy

mast/o = breast

-ectomy = surgical removal

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Term that means 'many pregnancies'

Multigravida

multi- = many

-gravida = pregnancy

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Surgical removal of an ovary

Oophorectomy

oophor/o = ovary

-ectomy = surgical removal

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Difficult digestion

Dyspepsia

dys- = abnormal, difficult, painful

-pepsia = digestion

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Nausea and vomiting

N&V

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Gastrointestinal

GI

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Complete blood count

CBC

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Fracture

Fx

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Intramuscular

IM

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One who studies hearing

Audiologist

audi/o = hearing

-logist = one who studies

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Inflammation of the nose

Rhinitis

rhin/o = nose

-itis = inflammation

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Discharge from the nose

Rhinorrhea

rhin/o = nose

-rrhea = discharge, flow

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Surgical removal of the tonsils

Tonsillectomy

tonsill/o = tonsils

-ectomy = surgical removal

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Combing form that means 'hardening'

scler/o

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Suffix meaning "drooping"

-ptosis

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Suffix meaning "paralysis"

-plegia

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Lumbar puncture

LP

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Surgical removal of the vas deferens

vasectomy

vas/o = vas deferens, vessel, duct

-ectomy = surgical removal

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Pertaining to the fetus

Fetal

fet/o = fetus

-al = pertaining to

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Inflammation of the appendix

Appendicitis

appendic/o = appendix

-itis = inflammation

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Inflammation of the stomach

Gastritis

gastr/o = stomach

-itis = inflammation

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Meaning "excessive vomiting"

Hyperemesis

hyper- = excessive, over, above

emesis = vomiting

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Posteroanterior view in radiology

PA view or PA

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Meaning "tendon inflammation"

Tendonitis or tendinitis

tend/o = tendon
tendin/o = tendon

-itis = inflammation

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Inflammation of the skin

Dermatitis

dermat/o = skin

-itis = inflammation

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Pertaining to the metacarpus

Metacarpal