Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (13):
What do suffixes do?
Make a word a noun or an adjective
When does a suffix need a combing vowel?
when the suffix starts with a consonant
What different things do suffixes indicate?
specialties (fields of study), specialists (those who study the field), instruments (used to view or measure), surgical and diagnostic procedures (surgical puncture, process of recording, process of viewing with a scope, or be incision to)
The root “gastr” means stomach, and suffix “-plasty” means surgical repair. How would you define the term “gastroplasty”?
a. Stomach repair during surgery.
b. Surgical repair of the stomach.
c. Surgical stomach repair.
d. Repair surgically of the stomach.
b. Suffix first then the wood root
Plural from 'a' to...
Plural from 'ax' to...
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Plural from 'ma' to...