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Flashcards in Ch. 7 Suffixes Deck (22)
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-ectasis

Dilation
Widening

2

-ectomy

Removal
Excision
Resection

3

-emia

Blood Condition

4

-esis

Action
Condition
State of

5

-gram

Record

6

-lithiasis

Slipping

7

-lithotomy

Incision (removal) of a Stone

8

-lysis

Breakdown
Separation
Loosening

9

-megaly

Enlargement

10

-ole

Little
Small

11

-osis

Condition
Usually Abnormal

12

-pathy

Disease
Emotion

13

-plasty

Surgical Repair

14

-poietin

Substance that Forms

15

-ptosis

Falling
Drooping
Prolapse

16

-rrhea

Flow
Discharge

17

-sclerosis

Hardening

18

-stenosis

Tightening
Stricture

19

-stomy

New Opening
To Form a Mouth

20

-tomy

Process of Cutting

21

-tripsy

Crushing

22

-uria

Urination
Condition of Urine