suffixes, prefix & combining form

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Stuff that I have a hard time remembering


 
  
Created Feb 8, 2009
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-ase
 
enzyme
2
-chezia
 
defacation;elimination of waste
3
-ectasia, ectasis
 
stretching, dilation & widening
4
-ectomy
 
removal
5
-emesis
 
vomitting
6
-genesis
 
producing forming
7
-graphy
 
process of recording
8
-iasis
 
abnormal condition
9
-rrhage & -rrhagia
 
bursting forth of blood (think hemorrhage)
10
-spasm
 
sudden contraction of muscle
11
-stasis
 
stop, control, place
12
-stenosis
 
tightening, stricture
13
-stomy
 
NEW OPENING
14
-tomy
 
Process of cutting
15
-tresia
 
opening
16
cis/o
 
to cut
17
crin/o
 
to secrete
18
cycsto
 
urinary bladder
19
cyt/o
 
cell
20
ren/o
 
kidney
21
sarco/o
 
flesh
22
sect/o
 
to cut
23
ur/o
 
urinary tract
24
-genic
 
pertaining to producing
25
-ac/-al/-ic/-ical/iac/-ior/-eal
 
pertaining to
26
-logy
 
process of study
27
-opsy
 
processof viewing
28
-osis
 
abnormal condition
29
-pathy
 
disease condition
30
-sis
 
state of; condition
31
end-/endo-
 
within
32
Body cavaties (5) SATPC
 
Spinal/Abdominal/Thoracic/Pelvic/Cranial
33
Division of the spine (5) ConTroL South Carolina
 
Cervical/Thoracic/Lumbar/Sacral/ Coccygeal
34
Planes of the Body (TransSagFro) *transexual with a sagging "fro"
 
Transverse Plane Sagittal plane Frontal plane
35
chondr/o
 
cartilage
36
cervic/o
 
neck (of the body or the uterus)
37
ili/o
 
ilium (part of the pelvic bone)
38
inguin/o
 
groin
39
kary/o
 
nucleaus
40
sacr/o
 
sacrum
41
thel/o
 
cell covering the surface of the skin (nipple)
42
viscer/o
 
internal organs
43
meta-
 
change
44
-plasm
 
formation
45
-somes
 
bodies
46
acr/o
 
extemities
47
angio
 
vessel
48
isch/o
 
to hold back
49
myel/o
 
bone marrow
50
ot/o
 
ear
51
phag/o
 
to eat, swallow
52
pneumon/o & pulmin/o
 
lungs
53
staphyl/o
 
clusters
54
Strept/o
 
twisted chains
55
-cele
 
hernia
56
-coccus/-cocci
 
berry-shaped bacterium cocci-pleural= bacteria
57
-dynia
 
pain
58
-penia
 
deficiency

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