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Flashcards in Suffixes Deck (41):
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ism

condition, state, or theory

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ist

specialist

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ity

quality

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able

ability

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itis

inflammation

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logy

study of

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tion

condition

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er

one who, or one which

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ible

ability

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megaly

enlarged

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logist

one who specializes

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algia

pain

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osis

condition

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meter

instrument used to measure

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penia

decrease in

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tomy

incision, to cut into

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ectomy

excision, to remove

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ostomy

to create a new opening

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al

adjective, referring to

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graph

machine to record data

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gram

record

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graphy

process (of getting a record)

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grapher

person

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megaly

suffix for enlarged

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scopy

instrument used to see small things

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phobia

fear

27

singular on

plural a

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singular ma

plural mata

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singular sis

plural es

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singular nx

singular ges

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singular a

plural ae

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singular us

plural i

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singular um

plural a

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singular is

plural es

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singular ex

singular ices

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singular ix

plural ices

37

singular ax

plural aces

38

blast

immature cell, embryonic

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emia

blood condition (too many blood cells, too much blood

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metry

process of measuring or counting something

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cyte

cell