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Flashcards in Unit 1: Suffix Deck (20):
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-algia

pain; suffering

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-itis

inflammation

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-osis

abnormal condition or disease

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-ostomy

surgically creating an opening

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-otomy

cutting, surgical incision

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-plast

surgical repair

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-rrhage

bursting forth

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-rrhaphy

to suture or stitch

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-rrhea

abnormal flow or discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ologist

speacialist

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-ology

study of

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-malacia

abnormal softening

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-pathy

disease

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-scopy

visual examination

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-stenosis

abnormal narrowing

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-sclerosis

abnormal hardening

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid