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Flashcards in Pathology prefixes and suffixes Deck (14):
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ana-

absence

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dys-

disordered

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hyper-

excess over normal

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hypo-

deficiency below normal

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meta-

change in state

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-itis

inflammation

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-oma

tumour

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-osis

state/condition

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-oid

bearing resemblance to

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-penia

lack of

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-cytosis

increased number of cells

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-ectasis

dilation

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-plasia

disorder of growth

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-opathy

abnormal state lacking specific characteristics