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Flashcards in Common Suffixes Deck (35):
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-algia

Pain

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-ate

Having, resembling, acting upon

3

-cele

Protrusion (hernia)

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid

5

-cle, -cule, -ole, -ola, -ule, -ulum, -ulus

Small (diminutive)

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-cyte

Cell

7

-ectomy

Cutting out

8

-emesis

Vomit

9

-emia

Blood condition

10

-ent, -er, -ist, -or

Person or agent

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-esis, -ia, -iasis, -ism, -ity, -osis, -sis, -tion, -y

State or condition

12

-form, -oid

Resembling, shaped like

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-genesis

Development, origin

14

-gram, -graphy

Recording, written record

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-graph

Instrument that records

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-ible, -ile

Capable, able

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-itis

Inflammation

18

-ize

Use, subject to (makes a noun or adj into a verb)

19

-logy

Science, study of

20

-oma

Tumor

21

-penia

Deficiency of, lack of

22

-pexy, -pexis

Fixation

23

-phage, -phagy

Eating

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-phobia

Abnormal fear or intolerance

25

-plasia, -plastic, -plasty

Forming, growing, changing

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-pnea

Breathing

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-rrhaphy

Suturing in place

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-rrhea

Flow or discharge

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-rrhexis

Rupture

30

-scope

Instrument for examining

31

-scopy

Act of examining

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-stomy

Surgical opening

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-tome

Instrument for cutting

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-tomy

Cutting, incision

35

-ac, -al, -ic, -ous, -tic

Pertaining to, relating to