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The Language Of Medicine 9th Edition (Davi-Ellen Chabner) Chapters 1-4 > Suffixes > Flashcards

Flashcards in Suffixes Deck (23):
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-ac

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

3

-algia

pain

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-cyte

cell

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-emia

blood condition

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-genic

pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in

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-globin

protein

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-gram

record

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-ic, -ical

pertaining to

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-ion

process

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

process of study

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-oma

tumor, mass, swelling

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-opsy

process of viewing

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-osis

condition, usually abnormal

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-pathy

disease condition

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-scope

instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

process of visually examining with an endoscope

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-sis

state of; condition

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-tomy

process of cutting, incision

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-y

process, condition