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Flashcards in Common Suffixes Deck (20):
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-algia

Painful condition

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-cele

Swelling, enlarged

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-ectasis

Dilation; stretching

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-ectomy

Excision or removal of

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-esthesia

Sensation; feeling

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-ferent

Carry

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-gen

Agent that produces or originates

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-geny

Produced from

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-gram

Record

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-graph

Instrument for recording

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-itis

Inflammation

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-logy -ology

Study or science of

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-Oma

Tumor

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-ostomy

Create an opening

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-otomy

Surgical incision

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-penia

Deficiency

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-phagia -phagy

Eat

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-plasty

Development; formation

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-ptosis

Falling; sagging

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-pnea

To breathe