Study Guide: Module 1 – Introduction to Medical Terminology

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-algia
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pain and suffering
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dys-
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bad, difficult, painful
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-ectomy
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surgical removal of
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hyper-
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above, excessive
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hypo-
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under, below
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-itis
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inflammation
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-osis
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abnormal condition
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-ostomy
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surgically creating an opening
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-plasty
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surgical repair
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-rrhage
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excessive, abnormal flow
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-rrhaphy
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surgical suturing
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-rrhea
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flow or discharge
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-rrhexis
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rupture of, bursting
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-sclerosis
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abnormal condition of hardening

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