Lesson 6 - The Endrocrine & Nervous System (Suffixes) Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Lesson 6 - The Endrocrine & Nervous System (Suffixes) Deck (25)
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-ectomy

Meaning: Excision, removal

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-lysis

Meaning: Separation, destruction, loosening

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-pexy

Meaning: Fixation (of an organ)

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-plasty

Meaning: Surgical repair

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-tome

Meaning: Instrument to cut

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-tomy

Meaning: Incision

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-algia
-dynia

Meaning: Pain

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-dipsia

Meaning: Thirst

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-emia

Meaning: Blood condition

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-gen
-genesis

Meaning: Forming, producing, origin

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-glia

Meaning: Glue, neurological tissue

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-iasis

Meaning: Abnormal condition

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-ism

Meaning: Condition

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-itis

Meaning: Inflammation

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-lith

Meaning: Stone, calculus

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-logist

Meaning: Specialist

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-logy

Meaning: Study of

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-megaly

Meaning: Enlargement

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-oid

Meaning: Resembling

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-oma

Meaning: Tumor

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-osis

Meaning: Abnormal condition, increase

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-paresis

Meaning: Weakness, loss of voluntary control

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-penia

Meaning: Decreased, deficiency

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-phagia

Meaning: Swallowing, eating

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-phasia

Meaning: Speech

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