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Flashcards in Ch. 6 Suffixes-Digestive System Deck (13):
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-ectasis, -ectasia

dilation, (dilatation), widening

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-emesis

vomiting

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-pepsia

digestion

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-phagia

eating, swallowing

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-ptysis

spitting

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-rrhage, -rrhagie

bursting forth (of blood)

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-spasm

involuntary contraction of muscles

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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-stenosis

narrowing tightening

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-tresia

opening