Veterinary Terminology

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-tomy

cut into, incision

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-stomy

surgically created opening

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-ectomy

surgical removal, excision

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-pexy

surgical fixation, suspension

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid or gas

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-gram

record of

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-graph

instrument used to record

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-graphy

procedure that records

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-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

procedure to visually examine

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-therapy

treatment

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-rrhagia -rrhage

bursting forth

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-rraphy

suture

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-algia, -dynia

pain

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-ia

state, condition

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-ion

action, process, state or condition

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-itis

inflammation

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-ive

performs, tends toward

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abnormal softening

-malacia

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-megaly

enlargement

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

disease

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-sclerosis

abnormal hardening

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-um

structure

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-us

thing

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a-, an-

not, without

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ab-

from, away

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ad-

to, toward

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ante-

before, in front of

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anti-

against, opposed to

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bi-

two, twice

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brachy-

short

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brady-

slow

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cata-

down

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contra-

against

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con-

together

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de-

down, from, off

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dia-

through, between

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dys-

abnormal

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ect-, ecto-

outside

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ex-

out of, away from

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em-, en-, endo-

in, into

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ep-, epi-

on, above, upon

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eu-

good, well new

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hemi-

one-half

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hetero-

different, other

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homo-

alike, same

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hydro-

water

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hyper-

over, more than

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hypo-

under, less than

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inter-

between, together

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intra-

within

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iso-

equal

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macro-

large, long

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mal-

bad, abnormal

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meso-

middle

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meta-

after, beyond or change

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micro-

small

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mono-

single

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multi-

many

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neo-

new

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ost-

bone

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pan-

complete

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para-

alongside of

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peri-

surrounding, around

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poly-

plurality

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post-

after, behind

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re-

again, back

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semi-

one-half, partly

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sub-

beneath, under

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tachy-

fast

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tetra-

four

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uni-

one

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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

weakness

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-ase

enzyme

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-al, -ic, -ac, -ous

pertaining to

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-clasia/clasis

to break

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-crine

to secrete

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-cyte

cell

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-ectopia

organ or part is out of its normal place

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-emesis

vomiting condition

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-emia

blood condition

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-esis

action, condition, state of

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-genesis

producing, forming

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-genic,

formative, pertaining to producing

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-iasis

condition, formation, presence of

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-ictal

caused by sudden attack or stroke

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-ism

condition, disease

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-ist

one who specializes in

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-ity

state, quality

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-lepsy

attack, seizure

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-logy

the study of

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-lytic

dissolution

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-natal

pertaining to birth

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-oma

tumor, mass, fluid collection

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