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Flashcards in Suffix Deck (45):
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-a

condition of

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-ac, -al, -ar, -ary

pertaining to

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-acusis

hearing

4

-algia

pain

5

-arche,

beginning

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-ation

process

7

-cele

pouching or hernia

8

-centesis

Puncture for aspiration

9

-dynia

Pain

10

-eal

pertaining to

11

-ectomy

excision

12

-emesis

vomiting

13

-emia

blood condition

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-gram

record

15

-graphy

process of recording

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-ia

condition of

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-iatrics, -iarty

Treatment

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ism

condition of

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-itis

inflammation

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-ium

Structure or tissue

22

-lepsy

seizure

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-logist

one who specializes in the study of

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

breakdown or dissolution

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-malacia

softening

27

-megaly

enlargement

28

-meter

Instrument for measuring

29

-oma

tumor

30

-osis

condition or increase

31

-otomy

cutting or separation

32

-ous

pertaining to

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-plasty

surgical repair or reconstruction

34

-plegia

paralysis

35

-pnea

breathing

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-rrhage,
-rrhagia

to burst forth

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-rrhea

discharge

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-scope

Instrument for examination

39

-scopy

process of examination

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-spasm

involuntary

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-stomy

creation of an opening

42

-tic

pertaining to

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-tomy

incision

44

-tripsy

crushing

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-y

condition or process of