Suffixes

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Suffixes
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2011-10-12 15:06:42
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A suffix is placed a the end of a root to change the meaning of the word.
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  1. Algia
    Pain
  2. Asis
    Condition, usually abdominal
  3. Cele
    Hernia, Herniation, pouching
  4. Centisis
    Puncture and aspiration of
  5. Cyte
    Cell
  6. Ectasis
    Dilation, stretching
  7. Ectomy
    Excision, removal of
  8. Emia
    Blood condition
  9. Genesis
    Development, production, creation
  10. Genic
    Producing, causing
  11. Gram
    Record
  12. Graph
    A diagram, a recording instrument
  13. Graphy
    Making a recording
  14. Iasis
    Condition of
  15. Ism
    A condition
  16. Itis
    Inflammation
  17. Logy
    The study of
  18. Lysis
    Destruction of, decomposition
  19. Megaly
    Enlargement
  20. Meter
    Measuring instrument
  21. Metry
    Measurement
  22. Oma
    Tumour
  23. Osis
    Condition
  24. Pathy
    Disease
  25. Penia
    Lack, deficiency
  26. Phasia
    Speaking
  27. Phobia
    An exaggerated fear
  28. Plasty
    Surgical repair or reshaping
  29. Plegia
    Parslysis
  30. Ptosis
    Falling, sagging, dropping down
  31. Rrhage, rrhagia
    Excessive flow
  32. Rrhaphy
    Stitching, suturing
  33. Rrhea
    Profuse flow, discharge
  34. Scope
    Examination instrument
  35. Scopy
    Examination using a scope
  36. Stasis
    Maintenance, maintaining a constant level
  37. Stomy, ostomy
    Creation of an opening
  38. Tomy, otomy
    Incision, cutting into
  39. Uria
    Condition of the urine

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