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Some suffixes meaning pertaining to

-ac -al -an -ar -ary. -eal. -ic -ine -ous -tic

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-pexy

Suture to stabilize

2

Epi-

Above

3

Physis

Growth

4

Dia

Between

5

-malacia

Abnormal softening

6

Abnormal hardening

-sclerosis

7

Chondro

Cartilage

8

Soft spot remaining at junction of sutures that usually closes after birth

Fontanelle

9

Fibrous sac that acts as a cushion to ease movement in areas of friction

Bursa

10

Eminence

Surface projection

11

Small pit

Fovea

12

Combining form and suffix for movement

Kinesi/o
-kinesis

13

Syn-

Together

14

Sept/o

Partition

15

Phren/o

Mind

16

Trich/o

Hair

17

Phyt/o

Plant

18

Myiasis

Infestation by fly larvae

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Gen/o

Producing

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Perine/o

Collate between the scrotum

21

Gli/o

Glue

22

Ipsilateral

Same side

23

Contralateral

Opposite side

24

Uvea

Used to describe iris, ciliary body, and choroid

25

Limbus

Used for coreosceral junction

26

Dectes

Biter (like parasites)