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Flashcards in Common Suffixes: Other General Suffixes Deck (37):
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-gram

record

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

process of recording

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-iatrics

treatment

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-logy

study of

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-logist

one who specializes in the study or treatment of

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-ist

one who specializes in

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-metry

process of measuring

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-poiesis

formation

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-scope

instrument for examination

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-scopy

examination

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-stasis

stop or stand

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-e

noun marker

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-ia

condition of

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-ism

condition of

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-ium

structure or tissue

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-ation

condition or process of

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-y

condition or process of

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-icle

small

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-ole

small

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-ula

small

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-ule

small

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-cele

pouching or hernia

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-ectasis

expansion or dilation

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-emia

blood condition

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-iasis

formation or presence of `

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-itis

inflammation

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-malacia

softening

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

condition or increase

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-phil

attraction for

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-philia

attraction for

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-ptosis

falling or downward displacement

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-rrhage

to burst forth (usually blood)

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-rrhagia

to burst forth (usually blood)

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-rrhexis

rupture