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Flashcards in UNIT 2 - The Digestive System - SUFFIXES Deck (28):
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- aemia

condition of blood

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- al

pertaining to

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- algia

condition of pain

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- ary

pertaining to

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- clysis

infusion, injection

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- ectomy

surgical removal; excision; resection

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- grade

to go

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- gram

tracing, xray, recording

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- graph

instrument for creating a tracing, xray, recording

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- graphy

technique of making a tracing, xray, recording

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- ia

condition of

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- iasis

abnormal condition

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- ic

pertaining to

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- ist

specialist

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- itis

inflammation

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- lith

stones

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- lithiasis

abnormal condition of stones

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- log(ist)

specialist who studies

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- logy

study of

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- megaly

enlargment

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- oma

tumor; mass; fluid collection

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- pathy

disease

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- scope

instrument for visual examination

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- scopy

technique describing visual examination

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- stomy

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

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- tomy

incision into

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- tox(ic)

pertaining to poisoning

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- uria

condition of urine

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