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Flashcards in Lesson 4 - The Gastrointestinal System (Suffixes) Deck (25)
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-ectomy

Meaning: Excision, removal

2

-plasty

Meaning: Surgical repair

3

-rrhaphy

Meaning: Suture

4

-stomy

Meaning: Forming an opening

5

-tome

Meaning: Instrument to cut

6

-tomy

Meaning: Incision

7

-algia
-dynia

Meaning: Pain

8

-emesis

Meaning: Vomiting

9

-gram

Meaning: Record, writing

10

-graphy

Meaning: Process of recording

11

-iasis

Meaning: Abnormal condition

12

-itis

Meaning: Inflammation

13

-lith

Meaning: Stone, calculus

14

-logist

Meaning: Specialist

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-logy

Meaning: Study of

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-megaly

Meaning: Enlargement

17

-oma

Meaning: Tumor

18

-osis

Meaning: Abnormal condition, increasing

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-pepsia

Meaning: Digestion

20

-phagia

Meaning: Swallowing, eating

21

-rrhea

Meaning: Discharge, flow

22

-scope

Meaning: Instrument used to examine

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-scopy

Meaning: Visual examination

24

-spasm

Meaning: Involuntary contraction, twitching

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-stenosis

Meaning: Narrowing, stricture

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