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combining form for abdominal wall

laparo

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combining form for water or fluid

hydro

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combining form for sweat

hidro

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combining form for glucose

gluco

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suffix for condition in the blood

emia

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combining form for immune

immuno

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combining form for self

auto

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prefix means away from

ab

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prefix means down from or from- resulting in less than

de

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prefix means out from

ex

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prefix means equal or the same

iso

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prefix means through, complete

dia

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prefix means through

per

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prefix means around-greek

peri

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prefix means around- latin

circum

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combining form for death

necro

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suffix for an abnormal or unusual attraction

philia

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movement away from the midline

abduction

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wandering away from the norm

aberrant

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weaning a baby from the breast

ablactation

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takes away a layer or destroys a tissue layer

ablation

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away from the mouth

aboral

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scraping

abrasion

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movement toward the midline

adduction

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attraction to air

aerophilia

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absence of sweating

anhidrosis

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cells of unequal size

anisocytosis

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breasts of unequal size

anisomastia

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plastic surgery and grafting using one's own skin

autodermic

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diagnosing ones self

autodiagnosis

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made by or from ones own tissues

autogenous

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graft of tissue from ones own body

autograft

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transfusion with ones own blood

autohemotherapy

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reaction of immune response to ones own tissues

autoimmunity

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originating from ones self

autologous

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self controlling part of the nervous system

autonomic

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biting ones self

autophagia

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attraction to ones self

autophilia

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abnormal fear of ones self being alone

autophobia

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necropsy, postmortem examination, exam to confirm cause of death

autopsy

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one hundredth of a gram

centigram

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one hundredth of a meter

centimeter

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X-ray of bile ducts and pancreatic ducts using contrast medium

cholangio-pancreatography

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moving as to describe a circle with a body part

circumduction

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encircling the eye

circumocular

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encircling or in the shape of a circle

circumscribed

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substance within the cell

cytoplasm

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ten grams

decagram

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calcium loss

decalcification

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ten liters

decaliter

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falls down

deciduous

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one tenth of a gram

decigram

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one tenth of a liter

deciliter

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water loss

dehydration

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profuse sweating

diaphoresis

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heat through tissue

diathermy

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increase in urine output

diuresis

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agent that causes diuresis

diuretic

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disorder characterized by seizures

epilepsy

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removing a body part

excision

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removal of waste

excretion

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to straighten or lengthen a body part

extension

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removal or pulling out of a body part

extraction

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to shorten or bend a body part

flexion

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formation of glycogen or sugar

glycogenesis

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hemoglobin with attached glucose

glycohemoglobin

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attraction to blood

hematophilia

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condition of sweating

hidrosis

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attraction to water

hydrophilia

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fear of water

hydrophobia

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high fever

hyperpyrexia

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high blood glucose level

hyperglycemia

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low blood glucose level

hypoglycemia

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deficient immune system

immunodeficiency

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vaccination, immunization

immunotherapy

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equal size cells

isocellular

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digits the same length

isodactylism

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measures the same on all sides

isometric

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osmotic pressure equal to the inside of a cell

isotonic

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examination of the abdomen with a scope

laparoscopy

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incision into the abdomen

laparotomy

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excision of breast tissue

mastectomy

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breast cancer

mastocarcinoma

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one thousandth of a gram

milligram

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one thousandth of a meter

millimeter

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one cell

monocyte

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increase in the number of monocytes

monocytosis

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a single tumor

monoma

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paralysis of one muscle

monomyoplegia

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involving one nerve

mononeural

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having one nucleus

mononuclear

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viral infection causing monocytosis

mononucleosis

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having more than one capsule

multicapsular

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having or involving many cells

multicellular

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having or involving many glands

multiglandular

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a cell having more than one nucleus

multinuclear

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having many live births

multipara

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excision of dead tissue

necrectomy

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condition of cell death or decomposition

necrocytosis

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organism that lives off dead tissue

necroparasite

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abnormal fear of dead bodies

necrophobia

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pertaining to necrosis

necrotic

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incision into dead tissue

necrotomy

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bedwetting

nocturnal enuresis

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having no pregnancies carried to the third trimester

nullipara

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incision into the navel

omphalotomy

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striking or tapping

percussion

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through the skin

percutaneous

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puncturing

perforation

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supplying blood to tissues

perfusion

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area surrounding a joint

periarticular

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excision of the membrane around the heart

pericardiectomy

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area surrounding the colon

pericolic

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inflammation around the liver

perihepatitis

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area surrounding the tonsils

peritonsillar

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after death

postmortem

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first pregnancy

primigravida

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first live birth

primipara

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fever

pyrexia

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destruction of tissue caused by fever

pyrolysis

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compulsion for setting fires

pyromania

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thermometer

pyrometer

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attraction to fire

pyrophilia

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abnormal fear of fire

pyrophobia

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heartburn

pyrosis

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poisonous by product of metabolism created during fever

pyrotoxin

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across the lumen

transluminal

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immunization

vaccination

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substance used to stimulate an immune response for immunization

vaccine