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Flashcards in Ch. 8 Suffixes Deck (22)
1

-arche

Beginning

2

-cyesis

Pregnancy

3

-dynia

Pain

4

-ectomy

Removal

5

-flexion

To bend

6

-genesis

Producing
Forming

7

-gravida

Pregnant woman

8

-itis

Inflammation

9

-pareunia

Sexual Intercourse

10

-parous

To bear
Bring forth

11

-plasia

Developement
Formation
Growth

12

-plasty

Surgical repair

13

-rrhagia

Bursting forth

14

-rrhaphy

Suture

15

-rrhea

Flow
Discharge

16

-salpinx

Fallopian Tube

17

-scopy

Visual Examination

18

-stenosis

Tightening
Stricture

19

-stomy

New opening to form a mouth

20

-tocia

Condition Labor
Birth

21

-tomy

Process of cutting

22

-version

Turning
(Condition of)