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Flashcards in Ch. 12 Suffixes Deck (22)
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-algia

Pain

2

-capnia

Carbon
Dioxide

3

-centesis

Surgical Puncture
To Remove Fluid

4

-dynia

Pain

5

-ectasis

Dilation
Widening

6

-ectomy

Removal
Excision

7

-ema

Condition

8

-lysis

Breakdown
Loosening

9

-osmia

Smell

10

-oxia

Oxygen

11

-phonia

Voice
Sound

12

-plasty

Surgical Repair

13

-pnea

Breathing

14

-ptysis

Spitting

15

-rrhea

Flow
Discharge

16

-scopy

Visual Examination

17

-sphyxia

Pulse

18

-stenosis

Tightening
Stricture

19

-stomy

New Opening
To Form a Mouth

20

-thorax

Chest
Pleural Cavity

21

-tomy

Process of Cutting

22

-trophy

Nourishment
Development
Condition of