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Flashcards in 3 common suffixes Deck (21):
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-cele

hernia

2

-coccus

berry-shaped bacterium

3

-dynia

pain

4

-genesis

condition of producing, forming

5

-gram

record

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-lysis

breakdown, destruction, seperation

7

-malacia

softening

8

-megaly

enlargement

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-opsy

to view

10

-osis

condition, usually abnormal

11

-penia

deficiency

12

-plasia

development, formation, growth

13

-plasty

`surgical repair

14

-ptosis

falling, dropping, prolapse "blepharoptosis"

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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-stomy

opening to forma mouth

18

-tomy

incision, cutting into

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-trophy

development, nourishment

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-ole, -ule

small

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-um, -ium

structure, tissue

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