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Ch 6/ Word parts pertaining to disease

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carcin/ocancer, carcinoma
cyst/o, cyst/ifilled sac or pouch, cyst, bladder
lithcalculus, stone
onc/otumor
path/odisease
py/opus
pyr/o , pyret/ofever, fire
scler/ohard
tox/o, toxic/opoison
brady-slow
dys-abnormal, painful, difficult
mal-bad, poor
pachy-thick
tachy-rapid
xero-dry
-algia, -algesiapain
-celehernia, localized dilation
-clasis, -clasiabreaking
-itisinflammation
-megalyenlargement
-odyniapain
-omatumor (plural: -omas, -omata)
-pathyany disease of
-rhage, -rhagiabursting forth, profuse flow, hemorrhage (remember to double the "r" when adding this suffix to a root)
-rheaflow, discharge (remember to double the "r" when adding this suffix to a root)
-rhexisrupture (remember to double the "r" when adding this suffix to a root)
-schisisfissure, splitting
dilation, dilatationexpansion, widening (may also refer to treatment)
ectasia, ectasisdilation
edemaaccumulation of fluid, swelling
lysisseparation, loosening, dissolving, destruction (may also refer to treatment)
malaciasoftening
necrosisdeath of
ptosisdropping, downward displacement, prolapse
spasmsudden contraction, cramp
stasissuppression, stoppage (may also refer to treatment)
stenosisnarrowing, constriction
staphyl/ograpelike cluster
strept/otwisted chain
bacill/i, bacill/obacillus
bacteri/obacterium
myc/ofungus, mold
vir/ovirus


Jeani Keogh

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