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Flashcards in Terminations Deck (26):
1

-genesis

formation; development; growth

[Refers to something natural]

2

-gravida

woman who is (or has been) pregnant for (nth time)

[the root which immediately precedes -gravida indicates the number of pregnancies experienced;

the connecting vowel preceding -gravida is always i]

3

-para

woman who has given birth (n times)

[see note for -gravida, which also applies to -para;

the connecting vowel preceding -para is always i]

3

-strophe

a turning; a twisting

4

-cyesis

pregnancy

4

producing; forming; produced by

-genic

5

pertaining to formation or development

-poietic

6

-cide

act of killing/destroying; agent used to kill/destroy

[usually preceded by the connecting vowel i]

7

woman who has given birth (n times)

[see note for -gravida, which also applies to -para;

the connecting vowel preceding -para is always i]

-para

8

act of killing/destroying; agent used to kill/destroy

[usually preceded by the connecting vowel i]

-cide

10

-genic

producing; forming; produced by

11

-pexy -pexis

surgical attachment [often of one organ or tissue to another]

11

formation; development; growth

[Refers to something natural]

-genesis

12

surgical attachment [often of one organ or tissue to another]

-pexy -pexis

13

woman who is (or has been) pregnant for (nth time)

[the root which immediately precedes -gravida indicates the number of pregnancies experienced;

the connecting vowel preceding -gravida is always i]

-gravida

14

embryonic cell

-blast

16

-poiesis

production; formation; development; act of shaping

[not implicitly natural, but could be]

17

closure; blockage

-cleisis

18

-blast

embryonic cell

19

absence of the opening (to a bodily structure)

-atresia

21

-cleisis

closure; blockage

22

production; formation; development; act of shaping

[not implicitly natural, but could be]

-poiesis

23

pregnancy

-cyesis

24

-atresia

absence of the opening (to a bodily structure)

25

a turning; a twisting

-strophe

26

-poietic

pertaining to formation or development