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Flashcards in Suffixes Deck (58):
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-oid

Like; in the shape of

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-(r)rhea

Flow

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-otomy

Cut

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-oma

Tumor

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-lepsy

Seizure

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-tensin, -tension

Pressure

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-plasty

Shape; make

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-cide

To kill

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-ule

Small; little

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-uria

Refers to urine condition

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-lunar

Moon; moonlike

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-pnea

Breath, breathing

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-hydrate

Containing H2O

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-flux

Flow

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-gram

Something written

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-graph(y)

To write, draw

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-logy

Study of

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-oscopy

Viewing

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-metric, -metry

Measurement, length

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-plasm

Substance, matter

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-lith

Stone, rock

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-some

Body

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-tonic

Pressure, tension

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-ic, -ac

Pertaining to

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-ectomy

A cutting out

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-itis

Signifies "inflammation of"

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-ism

Signifies "condition of"

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-clast

Break; destroy

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-crine

Release; secrete

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-blast

Sprout, make

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-osis

Condition, process

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-in

Signifies a protein

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-ose

Signifies a carbohydrate

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-ase

Signifies an enzyme

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-iasis

Abnormal condition

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-phobic

Fearing

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-phragm

Partition

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-tripsy

Crushing

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-emia

Refers to blood condition

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-algia

Pain

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-philic

Loving

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-lemma

Rind; peel

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-centesis

A piercing

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-gen

Creates, forms

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-opia

Vision, vision condition

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-(r)rhage, -(r)rhagia

Breaking out; discharge

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-plasia

Growth, formation

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-aps, -apt

Fit, fasten

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-arche

Beginning, origin

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-ostomy

Formation of an opening

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-malacia

Softening

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-(r)rhaphy

Sew, suture

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-penia

Lack

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-plegia

Paralysis

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-genesis

Creation, production

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-ia, -sia

Condition, process