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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY WEEK4. SUFFIXES -algia--------pain-algia--------pain -gram-------record-gram-------record -plasty-------surgical correction or repair-plasty-------surgical.

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1 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY WEEK4

2 SUFFIXES -algia pain-algia pain -gram record-gram record -plasty surgical correction or repair-plasty surgical correction or repair -ology-----study of-ology-----study of -oid like, resembling-oid like, resembling

3 Suffix Examples Neuralgianerve painNeuralgianerve pain Angiograma record (radiographic) of the location, size, and shape of the blood vesselsAngiograma record (radiographic) of the location, size, and shape of the blood vessels Rhinoplastysurgical repair of the nose (nose job)Rhinoplastysurgical repair of the nose (nose job) Biologystudy of lifeBiologystudy of life Humanoidlike or resembling a humanHumanoidlike or resembling a human

4 PREFIXES epi-above, uponepi-above, upon ab-away fromab-away from ad-towardad-toward olig-few, less than normal, small, scantolig-few, less than normal, small, scant pseud(o)-falsepseud(o)-false

5 Prefix Examples Epidermisabove the dermisEpidermisabove the dermis Abductto move away from the medianAbductto move away from the median Adductto move toward the medianAdductto move toward the median Oliguriasmall or scant amount of urineOliguriasmall or scant amount of urine Pseudomyomafalse muscle tumorPseudomyomafalse muscle tumor

6 ABBREVIATIONS ad lib freely, as often as desiredad lib freely, as often as desired BRP bathroom privilegesBRP bathroom privileges DNR do not resuscitateDNR do not resuscitate PT physical therapyPT physical therapy pt patientpt patient SOS if necessarySOS if necessary


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