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Pathological & Related Suffixes describe...

an abnormal condition or disease

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-algia

Neuralgia, Fibromyalgia

pain

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-dynia

Otodynia

pain

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-cele

Hepatocele

hernia; swelling (from tissue)

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-edema

Lymphedema

swelling (from fluid)

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-emesis

Hyperemesis

vomiting

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-emia

Anemia

blood condition

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-gen

Carcinogen

forming; producing; origin (cause)

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-genesis

Carcinogenesis

forming; producing (process)

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-iasis

Cholelithiasis

abnormal condition

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-lith

Cholelith

stone, calculus

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-itis

Gastritis

inflammation

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-malacia

Chrondromalacia

softening

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-megaly

Cardiomegaly

enlargement

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-oma

Neuroma

tumor

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-osis

Cyanosis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

Myopathy

disease

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-penia

Erythropenia

decrease, deficiency

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-phagia

Dysphagia

eating, swallowing

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-phobia

Hemophobia

fear

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-plasia

Dysplasia

formation, growth

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-plasm

Neoplasm

formation, growth

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-plegia

Hemiplegia, Quadraplegia

paralysis

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-ptosis

Blepharoptosis

prolapse; downward displacement

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-rrhage

Hemorrhage

bursting forth

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-rrhagia

Menorrhagia

bursting forth (process)

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-rrhea

Diarrhea

discharge; flow

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-rrhexis

Arteriorrhexis

rupture

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-sclerosis

Arteriosclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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-spasm

Blepharospasm

involuntary contraction

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-stenosis

Arteriostenosis

narrowing, stricture

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-toxic

Hepatotoxic

poison

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-trophy

Dystrophy

nourishment; development