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Flashcards in Quick Pre-Root-Suffix Deck (121)
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-algia, -dynia

pain

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-cele

hernia (protrusion of all or part of an organ through the wall of the cavity that contains it)

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-ectasia

dilatation (dilation, enlargement) or streching of a structure or part

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-ectasis

dilatation (dilation, enlargement) or streching of a structure or part

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-edema

swelling

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

condition of the blood

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-ia, -iasis

condition

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-itis

inflamation

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-lith

stone or calculus

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-malacia

soft, softening

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-mania

excessive preoccuption

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oid (forms adjectives and nouns)

resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

condition (often an abnormal condition; sometimes an increase)

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

deficiency

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-phobia

abnormal fear

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-ptosis

prolapse (sagging)

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-rrhage

excessive bleeding or hemorrhage

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-rrhagia

excessive bleeding or hemorrhage

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-rrhea

flow or discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-spasm

twitching, cramp

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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amyl/o

starch

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glyc/o

sugar

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hemat/o

blood

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lact/o

milk