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Flashcards in UNIT 10 - The Ear - SUFFIXES Deck (27):
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- al

pertaining to

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- algia

condition of pain

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- ar

pertaining to

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- aural

pertaining to the ear

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- centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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- eal

pertaining to

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- ectomy

surgical removal; excision; resection

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- emphraxis

blocking, stopping up

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- externa

external

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- genic

pertaining to the formation, produced by or in

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- gram

tracing, xray, recording

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- ia

condition of

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- interna

internal

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- ist

specialist

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- itis

inflammation

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- logy

study of

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- media

middle

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- meter

measuring instrument

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- metry

process of measuring

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- osis

abnormal condition

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- plasty

surgical repair

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- rrhoea

excessive discharge/flow

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- sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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- scope

instrument for visual examination

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- stomy

the formation of a new opening (to form a mouth)

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- tome

instrument used for cutting

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- tomy

incision into

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