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-blast-, -blasto, -blastic

Bud, germ

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-esthesio

Sensation

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-Ium

Skin or tissue

3

-uria

In the urine

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-cele

Bulge

6

-alge, -algesi, -odyn

Pain

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-dynia

Pain, swelling

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-ectasis

Expansion or dilation

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-Emia

Blood condition

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-esis

State or condition

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-ia, -ism

Condition

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-iasis

Formation of

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-lysis, -lytic

Break down, destruction, dissolving

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-malacia

Softening

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-mania

Morbid impulse towards object or thing

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-Oma

Tumor

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-oid

Resembling

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-pathy

Disease

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-penia

Deficiency

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-phasia

Speech

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-plasia, -plastic, -trophy

Growth

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-plegia

Paralysis

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-pnea

Breathing

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-poiesis

Production

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-praxia, -taxis

Movement

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-ptosis

Falling, drooping

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-rrhage, -rrhagic

Bleeding

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-sclerosis

Hardening

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-stasis

Level, unchanging

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-desis

Surgical binding

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-gram, -graph, -graphy

Recording

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-opsy

Visual examination

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-ostomy

Opening

35

-otomy

Incision

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-pexy

Surgical fixation

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-plasty

Surgical reconstruction

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-rrhaphy

Suture

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-stomy

Surgical opening

40

-tripsy

Crushing

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6 popular suffixes that mean pertaining to

-ac, -al, -ar, -ic, -ior, -ous

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4 other suffixes that mean pertaining to

-ary, -eal, -iac, -tic