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Flashcards in Conditional and Structural Suffixes Ch 1 Deck (12):
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-algia and dynia (ahl-je'-ah and dihn-e'-ah)

pain, as in arthragia and arthrodynia (joint pain)

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-ia (e'-ah)

state or condition, as in hyperglycemia (condition of elevated amounts of blood glucose)

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-ion (shuhn)

action, process, state, or condition, as in infarction (condition of blood flow obstruction)

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-itis

inflammation, as in hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)

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-ive

performs or tends towards, as in congestive (tends toward accumulation of fluid)

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-malacia

abnormal softening, as in osteomalacia (abnormal softening of the bone)

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-megaly

enlargement, as in cardiomegaly (enlargement of the heart)

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-osis

abnormal condition, as in cardiosis (an abnormal condition of the heart)

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-pathy

disease, as in enteropathy (a disease of the small intestine)

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-sclerosis

abnormal hardening, as in arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)

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-um

structure, as in pericardium (the structure surrounding the heart)

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-us

thing, as in tarus (the joint "thing" between the tibia and fibula and metatarsal bones

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