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Flashcards in Med Suffixes Deck (28):
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-algia

Pain

2

-cyte

Cell

3

-ectomy

Excision, surgical removal

4

-emia

Blood condition

5

-globin

Protein

6

-gram

Record

7

-ia

-ism

Condition

8

-itis

Inflammation

9

-logist

Specialist

10

-logy

Science, study of

11

-lysis

Break down, separation

12

-malacia

Softening

13

-megaly

Enlargement

14

-oid

Formed like, looking like

15

-oma

Tumor, mass, swelling

16

-opsy

Visual examination

17

-osis

-sis

Condition, process

State, condition

18

-paresis

Slow, difficult moving

19

-penia

Deficiency, blood condition

20

-pnea

Breathing air

21

-poiesis

To produce, build

22

-rrhea

Flowing

23

-scope

Instrument for visual examination

24

-scopy

Process of visually examining

25

-stasis

Controlling, stopping

26

-tomy

Process of cutting into organ or tissue

27

-trophy

Development, nourishment

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-ac

-al

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-ical

Pertaining to