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Flashcards in Ch3: Suffix Deck (30):
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-algia

pain

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-cele

hernia

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-coccus (singular)

berry-shaped bacterium

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-cocci (plural)

berry-shaped bacteria

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-cyte

cell

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-dynia

pain

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-ectomy

excision, removal, resection

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-emia

blood condition

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-genesis

condition of, producing. forming

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-graph

instrument for record

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargment

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-oma

tumor, mass , collection of fluid

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-opsy

to view

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-osis

condition (usually abnormal)

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-penia

deficiency

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-plasia

development, formation, growth

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-ptosis

droping, falling, prolapse

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

process of visual examination

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-stasis

controlling, stopping

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-stomy

opening to form a mouth

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-therapy

treatment

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-tomy

incision, cutting into

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-trophy

development, nourishment