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Flashcards in Pathological Suffix Deck (23):
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-algia, -dynia

pain
example: neur/algia (nerve pain)
ot/o/dynia (ear pain)

2

-cele

hernia, swelling
example: hepat/o/cele

3

-ectasis

dilation, expansion
example: bronchi/ectasis

4

-edema

swelling
lymph/edema

5

-emesis

vomiting
example: hyper/emesis

6

-emia

blood condition
example: an/emia

7

-iasis

abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
example: chol/e/lith/iasis

8

-itis

inflammation
example: gastr/itis

9

-lith

stone, calculus
example: chol/e/lith

10

-malacia

softening
example: chondr/o/malacia

11

-megaly

enlargement
example: cardi/o/megaly

12

-oma

tumor
example: neur/oma

13

-osis

abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)
example: cyan/osis

14

-pathy

disease
example: my/o/pathy

15

-penia

decrease, deficiency
example: erythr/o/penia

16

-phobia

fear
example: hem/o/phobia

17

-plegia

paralysis
example: hemi/plegia

18

-rrhage, -rrhagia

bursting (of)
example: hem/o/rrhage

19

-rrhea

discharge, flow
example: dia/rrhea

20

-rrhexis

rupture
example: arteri/o/rrhexis

21

-stenosis

narrowing, stricture
example: arteri/o/stenosis

22

-toxic

poison
example: hepat/o/toxic

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-trophy

nourishment, development
example: dys/trophy