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Flashcards in Ch. 5/6 Suffixes Deck (26)
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-ase

Enzyme

2

-centesis

Surgical puncture for the removal of fluids

3

-chezia

Defecation
Elimination of wastes

4

-ectasia
-ectasis

Dilation
Widening

5

-ectomy

Surgical Removal

6

-emesis

Vomiting

7

-emia

Blood Condition

8

-genesis

Producing
Forming

9

-graphy

Recording

10

-iasis

Abnormal condition

11

-megaly

Englargement

12

-orexia

Appetite

13

-rrhage
-rrhagia

Bursting forth

14

-rrhaphy

Suture

15

-rrhea

Flow
Discharge

16

-scopy

Visual Examination

17

-spasm

Involuntary contraction of muscles

18

-stasis

Stopping
Controlling

19

-stenosis

Narrowing
Tightening

20

-stomy

New Opening to form a mouth

21

-tomy

Process of cutting

22

-tresia

Opening

23

-pepsia

Digestion

24

-phagia

Eating
Swallowing

25

-plasty

Surgical Repair

26

-ptysis

Spitting