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Suffixes

Usually indicate the procedure, condition, disorder, disease.

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-ac

Pertaining to

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-al

Pertaining to

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-an

Pertaining to

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-ar

Pertaining to

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-eal

Pertaining to

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-ic

Pertaining to

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-ine

Pertaining to

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-ous

Pertaining to

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-tic

Pertaining to

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-ectomy

Surgical removal

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-pexy

Suture to stabilize

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-stomy

Surgically created opening

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-tomy

Cutting into

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid or gas

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-gram

Record of

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-graph

Instrument that records

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-graphy

Procedure that records

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-lysis

Separation or breakdown

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-scope

Instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

Procedure to visually examine

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-therapy

Treatment

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-rrhagia

Bursting forth

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-rrhage

Bursting forth

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-rrhaphy

Suture

Aneurysmorrhaphy: the surgical suture of the sac of an aneurysm. Aka aneurysmoplasty.

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

Rupture

Ovariorrhexis: rupture of an ovary

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-algia

Pain

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-dynia

Pain

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-itis

Inflammation

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-malacia

Abnormal softening

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-osis

Abnormal condition

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-pathy

Disease

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-sclerosis

Abnormal hardening

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-um

Structure

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Surgical removal

-ectomy

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Suture to stabilize

-pexy

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Surgical repair

-plasty

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Surgically created opening

-stomy

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Cutting into

-tomy

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Surgical procedure to remove fluid or gas

-centesis

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Record of

-gram

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Instrument that records

-graph

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Procedure that records

-graphy

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Separation or breakdown

-lysis

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Instrument to visually examine

-scope

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Procedure to visually examine

-scopy

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Treatment

-therapy

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Bursting forth

-rrhagia, -rrhage

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Suture (double r)

-rrhaphy

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Flow, discharge

-rrhea

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Rupture

-rrhexis

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Pain

-algia, -dynia

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Inflammation

-itis

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Abnormal softening

-malacia

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Enlargement

-megaly

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Abnormal condition

-osis

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Disease

-pathy

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Abnormal hardening

-sclerosis

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Structure

-um

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-ia

State or condition

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State or condition

-ia

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-ion

Action, process, state, or condition

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Action, process, state, or condition

-ion

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-ive

Perform or tend towards

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Performs or tends toward

-ive

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-us

Thing

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Thing

-us

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-oma

Mass

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Mass

-oma