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Flashcards in Suffixes Deck (22):
1

al

pertaining to

2

algia

pain

3

centesis

perforation or puncture of a cavity

4

cleisis

closure, occlusion

5

desis

fusion

6

ectomy

surgical excision of

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excise

to remove completely, cut

8

gram

drawing or written record

9

graph

product of drawing or writing

10

itis

inflammation

11

lysis

freeing of, reduction of

12

megaly

enlargement of body part

13

oma

tumor or neoplasm

14

orrhaphy

repair of

15

oscopy

examine an organ by viewing

16

ostomy

creation of an opening

17

otomy

cutting into

18

pathy

pertaining to disease, suffering

19

pexy

fix or suture in place

20

plasty

restorative or reconstructive

21

rhaphy

suturing in place

22

rhea

flow or discharge