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Flashcards in Suffix Deck (44):
1

algia

Pain
Eg neuralgia

2

cele

Hernia, tumor
Eg enterocele

3

centesis

Puncture, aspiration of fluid
Eg amniocentesis

4

clysis

Injection of fluid
Eg hypodermoclysis

5

desis

Fusion
Eg arthrodesis

6

ectomy

Cut out
Eg appendectomy

7

emia

Blood
Eg glycemia

8

esthesia

Relating to sensation
Eg anesthesia

9

gen

Producing, origin
Eg osteogenic

10

gram

X-ray
Eg myelogram

11

graph

X-ray
Eg venography

12

iasis

Condition
Eg cholelithiasis

13

iatric

Physician
Eg psychiatric

14

ism

Condition
Eg syndactylism

15

istaxis

Oozing of blood
Eg epistaxis

16

itis

Inflammation
Eg blepharitis

17

lith

Stone, calculus
Eg nephrolithotomy

18

logy

Science, study of

19

lysis

Freeing of
Eg neurolysis

20

malacia

Softening
Eg chondromalacia

21

oma

Of a tumor
Eg melanoma

22

orrhaphy

Repair
Eg herniorrhaphy

23

oscopy

Viewing
Eg arthroscopy

24

osis

Disease, abnormal
Eg artheriosclerosis

25

ostomy

Anastomosis, artificial opening
Eg colostomy

26

otomy

Incision into
Eg pylorotomy

27

penia

Lack of
Eg thrombocytopenia

28

pexy

Fixation
Eg mastopexy

29

phagia

Eating
Eg dysphagia

30

phasia

Speech
Eg aphasic

31

plasty

Surgical repair/reconstruction
Eg gastroplasty

32

pnea

Pertaining to breathing
Eg apnea

33

ptosis

Falling, drooping
Eg eye ptosis

34

rrhagia

Flowing, bursting forth
Eg Menorrhagia

35

orrhaphy

Surgical suturing
Eg herniorrhaphy

36

rhea

Profuse discharge
Eg diarrhea

37

scope

To see
Eg gastroscope

38

stasis

Stand still, stop
Eg hemostasis

39

stomy

Opening
Eg colostomy

40

taxia

Order, arrangement
Eg ataxic

41

tome

Instrument for cutting
Eg Dermatome

42

tripsy

Crushing
Eg lithotripsy

43

trophy

Growth, development
Eg atrophy

44

uria

Pertaining to urine
Eg oliguria