CH02 Suffixes - Symptoms or Diagnosis.txt

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CH02 Suffixes - Symptoms or Diagnosis.txt
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  1. -algia, -dynia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia
  3. -ectasia, -ectasis eg: angiectasis, neurectasia
    dilatation (dilation, enlargement or stretching of a structure or part)
  4. -edema
    swelling
  5. -emesis
    vomiting
  6. -emia eg: bateremia
    condition of the blood
  7. -ia, -iasis
    condition
  8. -itis
    inflammation
  9. -lith
    stone or calculus
  10. -malacia
    soft, softening
  11. -mania
    excessive preoccupation
  12. -megaly
    enlargement
  13. -oid
    resembling
  14. -oma
    tumor
  15. -osis
    condition (often an abnormal condition)
  16. -pathy
    disease
  17. -penia
    deficiency
  18. -phobia
    abnormal fear
  19. -ptosis
    prolapse (sagging) pro:forward lapse:fall
  20. -rrhage, rrhagia
    excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
  21. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  22. -rrhexis eg: cardiorrhexis
    rupture
  23. -spasm
    twitching, cramp
  24. -stasis
    stopping, controlling

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