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-ac

Acute

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-Osis

Condition

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-um

Structure, tissue,thing

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Myc-

Fungus

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Myelo-

Spinal cord or bone marrow

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Myo-

Muscle

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Differential diagnosis

Attempts to determine which one of several disease may be producing the symptoms

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Prognosis

A forecast or prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disorder

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Symptom

Such as pain or a headache can be observed only by the patient

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Sign

Evidence of disease such as fever that can be observed by the patient and by others

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Neuro

Nerve

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Algia

Pain

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Itis

Inflammation

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Poly

Many or much

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Gram

Record

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Graphy

Recording a picture

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Ology

Study of

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Abdomino

Abdomen

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Centesis

Puncture

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Necrosis

Death of tissue

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Arthro

Joint

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Sclerosis

Abnormal hardening

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Arterio

Artery

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Appendico

Appendix

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Leuko

White

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Pero

About around

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Cyte

Cell

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Ectomy

Surgical removal

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Otomy

Surgical incision

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Cardio

Heart

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Hemo

Blood relating to the blood

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Endo

In within inside

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Megaly

Enlargement

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Rrhage

Bleeding abnormal excessive fluid discharge

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Scope

Instrument for visual examination

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Triage

Medical screening of patients to determine their relative priority of need and the proper place of treatment

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Rhino

Nose

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Hypo

Deficient decreased

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Syndrome

A set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part of a specific disease process

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Py

Pus

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Pyelo

Renal pelvis

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Pyro

Fever or fire

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Ilium

Part of the hip bone

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Ileum

Part of small intestine

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Ischium

Part of hip bone

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Athero

Plaque of fatty substance

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Plasty

Surgical repair

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Rrhaphy

To sew stich or suture

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Rrhexis

Rupture

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Supination

The act of rotating the arm so that the palm of the hand is foward or upward. The act of assuming the supine (laying down) postion

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Supplication

To make a humble earnest petition beg

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Suppuration

Formation or discharge pus

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Al

Pertaining to

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Nat

Birth

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Gastro

Stomach

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Hyper

Above more than normal

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Sub

Below

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Malacia

Abnormal softening of tissue

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Ligation

Act of binding or typing off blood vessels or ducts

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Litigation

To engage in legal processing

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Suturing

Act of closing a wound or incision by stitching or a similar means

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Laryngo

Larynx

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Oto

Ear

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Pathy

Disease

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Rrhea

Flow or discharge

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Trauma

Wound or injury. Types of injured that May occur in an accident, shooting, natural disaster, or fire

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Eponym

A disease structure operation or procedure named for the person who discovered or described it first

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Acronym

A word formed from the intial letter or letters of the major parts of a compound term

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Scopy

Visual examination

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Cyano

Blue

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Erythro

Red

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Inter

Between

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Intra

Within

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Laceration

A torn tagged wound

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Infection

The invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism may be localized or may be systemic

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Inflammation

Localized response to an injury or destruction of tissues