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Flashcards in Suffixes Deck (43):
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-algia

pain

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-ectomy

excision (removal) of

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-itis

inflammation of

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-ologist

one who studies

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-ology

study of

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-osis, -a, -y

condition, usually abnormal

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-ostomy

to form a new opening

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-otomy

to make an incision into

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-tome

an instrument that cuts

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-al, -ar, -ic

of, or pertaining to

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-oid

resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-ism

medical condition, disease

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-ar

of or pertaining to

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-centesis

puncture of a cavity

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-genesis, -gen/o

produce/originate

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-meter

measuring instrument

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-al

of or pertaining to

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-ic

of or pertaining to

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-orrhea

flow/discharge

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-blast

embryonic

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-y, -ia

noun ending

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-orrhagia

hemorrhage

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-orrhaphy

suture

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-pexy

fixation

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-ptosis

drooping

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-spasm

twitching

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-sperm

sperm

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-lysis

declining, dissolution

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-clysis

irrigation

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-ectasia

dilation, stretching

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-scope, -scopy

look, examine

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-toxin

poison

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-orrhexis

rupture, bursting apart

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-tripsy

rubbing, crushing

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-emia

blood

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-ary

of, or pertaining to

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-atrophy

wasting away, undernourished

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-dynia

pain, painful

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-mania

madness

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-pathy

disease

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-phobia

excessive fear

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-ptysis

spitting