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Flashcards in Word Parts Deck (38):
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Dys-

Bad, difficult, painful

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-ectomy

Surgical removal, cutting out

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Hyper-

Excessive, increased

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Hypo-

Deficient, decreased

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-itis

Inflammation

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-rrhage

Bleeding or excessive fluid discharge

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-rraphy

Surgical suturing

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-rrhea

Flow or discharge

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-rrhexis

Rupture

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-osis

Abnormal condition or disease

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-ostomy

Surgical creation of an artificial opening to body surface

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-otomy

Cutting, surgical incision

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-sclerosis

Abnormal hardening

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-algia

Pain, painful condition

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Arteri/o-

Artery

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Ather/o

Plaque or fatty substance

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Athr/o

Joint

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-ologist

Specialist

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-ology

Study of

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Myc/o

Fungus

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Myel/o

Bone marrow or spinal cord

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My/o

Muscle

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Pyel/o

Renal pelvis, part of kidney

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Py/o

Pus

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Pyr/o

Fever or fire

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Path/o
Plas/o
-plasia

Disease, suffering, feeling emotion

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Poster/o

Behind, toward back

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-stasis
-static

Control, maintenance of a constant level

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Aden/o

Gland

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Adip/o

Fat

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Anter/o

Before, front

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Caud/o

Lower part of body, tail

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Hist/o
Histi/o

Tissue

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Cephal/o

Head

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Cyt/o
-cyte

Cell

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End-
Endo-

In, within, inside

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Exo-

Out of, outside, away from