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What does ankylo mean?

Ankylosis?

Bent, looped or fused

Stiffening or immobility of joint

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What does crypto mean?

Cryptorchidism?

Hidden, concealed, depression on a surface

Lack of testicular descent

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What does litho mean?

Lithiasis?

Stone

Presence of stone in a hollow organ

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What does megalo or mega- mean?

Megacolon?

Abnormally large or enlarged

Enlarged/dilated colon

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What does necro mean?

Necrosis?

Dead or decaying

Dead tissue

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What does phago mean?

Phagocyte?

Eating or swallowing

Cell consumes another cell

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What does sclero mean?

Sclerosis?

Hardening

Hardened tissue

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What does thermo mean?

Relating to heat

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What does thrombo mean?

Thrombosis?

To clot

Clot forms in blood vessel

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What does trauma- and traumato mean?

Traumatic

Wound, injury

Caused by wound/injury

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What does toxo or toxi or toxico mean?

Toxicology?

Toxins, poisons

Study of toxins/poisons

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What does the suffix lith mean?

Urolith?

Stone, calculus

Calculus in urinary tract

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What does the suffix lysis mean?

Osteolysis?

The destruction of

Destruction of bone

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What does the suffix malacia mean?

Myelomalacia?

The softening of

Softening of spinal cord

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What does the suffix megaly mean?

Cardiomegaly?

Abnormally large or enlarged

Enlarged heart

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What does the suffix paresis mean?

Hemiparesis?

Weakness or slight or partial paralysis

Weakness on one side of body

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What does the suffix phagia mean?

Dysphagia?

Eating or swallowing

Impaired eating/swallowing

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What does the suffix plasia mean?

Hyperplasia?

Relating to number of cells

High number of normal cells

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What does the suffix philia mean?

Abnormal attraction

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What does the suffix philic mean?

Preferring or liking

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What does the suffix plegia mean?

Hemiplegia?

Paralysis

Paralysis of one side of body

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What does the suffix pnea mean?

Dyspnea?

Breathing

Impaired breathing

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What does the suffix rrhexis mean?

Angiorrhex?

To rupture

Vessel rupture

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What does the suffix rrhea mean?

Diarrhea?

Flow or discharge

Frequent defecation

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What does the suffix thermia mean?

Hyperthermia?

Relating to heat

High body temperature

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What does the suffix trophy mean?

Hypertrophy?

Relating to nourishment and cell size

Enlarged organ through increased size of constituent cell

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What does the suffix spasm mean?

Bronchospasm?

Abnormal contractions of muscles

Spasm of bronchi

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What does the suffix stasis mean?

Hemostasis?

Constant level

Arrest of bleeding

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What does the suffix toxin mean?

Nephrotoxin?

Poison

Substance that destroys kidney cells