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Flashcards in suffixes Deck (35):
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Ac, al

Of or pertaining to

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Algia

Pain

3

Cide, cidal

Killing

4

Crine

To secrete, to to produce and release a substance

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Cyte

Cell (smallest building block of the body)

6

Ectomy

Removal of

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Emia

Blood condition

8

Globin

Containing protein

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Gnosis

Knowledge

10

Gram

Record, picture

11

Graph

Instrument used to record data or a picture

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Ia, iasis

Condition

13

Iatry

A field in medicine

14

Ic

Pertaining to, characterized by

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Ism

Condition, process

16

Itis

Inflammation, infection

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Lepsis, lepsy

An attack or seizure

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Logist

Specialist in a field

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Logy

Study or practice of a specific field

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Lysis

Destruction, separation

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Meter

An instrument used to measure

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Oma

Tumor, collection, mass

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Opsy

To view

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Osis

Condition, disease

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Pathy

Disease, disorder

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Phobia

A fear of

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Plasty

Surgical repair

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Rrhea

Discharge, flow

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Rrhage

Bursting

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Scope

An instrument used for viewing or measuring

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Scopy

The use of an instrument for viewing

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Sis

A state of, condition

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(S)tomy

The creation of an opening

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Trophy

Nourishment, development

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Y

Condition, process of