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What is the suffix for procedure to aspirate fluid?
-centesis
-ectasia/-ectasis
dilation
-ectomy
excision or removal
-edema
swelling
-emesis
vomiting
Atel/o is a combining form which means imperfect. A word meaning imperfect dilation, then, would be
Atelectasis or Atelectasia
Append/i is the combining form for appendix. Removal of the appendix would be
Appendectomy
If hemat/o means blood, then means vomiting up blood.
hematemesis
procedure to aspirate amniotic fluid would be called an
amniocentesis
Edema is a word for
swelling
-emia
blood
-genic / -genesis

has adjective ending
beginning / producing
-gram
Record
-graph
instrument
-graphy
Process of recording
Write the word amni/o + -centesis
amniocentesis
Amni/o is a root which refers to the sac surrounding the fetus. Centesis means
procedure to aspirate fluid
An appendectomy is ____________ of the appendix
excision OR removal
Diction refers to a choice of words. A book pertaining to words is a
dictionary
Hypoglycemia is an abnormally diminished amount of glucose in the
blood
Rect/o is a combining form meaning rectum. Write a word which means a rectal hernia
rectocele
Hyper- means excessive or increased. A term for excessive vomiting would be
hyperemesis
Combine the following roots: ech/o + cardi/o + -gram
echocardiogram
Lipase is a kind of
enzyme
Cry/o means cold. A word pertaining to the producing of cold temperatures would be
cryogenic