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Flashcards in Suffixes Deck (58):
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-cyte

cell

2

-ectomy

to surgically remove

3

-emesis

vomit

4

-genic

produced by

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-gram

record
picture

6

-graph

instrument for recording

7

-ia

state of

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-iasis

abnormal condition

9

-ic

pertaining to

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-ism

state of

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-itis

inflammation

12

-lithiasis

condition of stones

13

-logist

one who studies

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

destruction

16

-malacia

softening

17

-megaly

enlargement

18

-oma

mass

19

-osis

abnormal condition

20

-ostomy

surgically make an opening

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-otomy

cut into

22

-plasia

development
growth

23

-plasm

development
formation

24

-plasty

surgically fix

25

-rrhage

abnormal/excessive flow

26

-sclerosis

hardening

27

-scope

viewing instrument

28

-scopy

visually examine

29

-stenosis

narrowing

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-tome

instrument to cut

31

-trophy

nourishment

32

-uria

condition of urine

33

-clasia

surgically break

34

-centesis

puncture to withdrawal fluid

35

-asthenia

weakness

36

-algia

pain

37

-algesia

sensitivity to pain

38

-desis

fuse
stabilize

39

-dynia

pain

40

-esthesia

sensations

41

-graphy

process of recording

42

-kinesia

movement

43

-listhesis

slipping

44

-manometer

measure pressure

45

-meter

instrument of measuring

46

-ole

small

47

-paresis

weakness

48

-pathy

disease

49

-pexy

surgical fixation

50

-phagia

eat
swallow

51

-plegia

paralysis

52

-porosis

porous
downward

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-rrhaphy

suture

54

-rrhexis

rupture

55

-taxia

muscle coordination

56

-tension

pressure

57

-tonia

tone

58

-ule

small