suffixes

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suffixes
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2011-11-05 08:17:59
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  1. algia
    pain
  2. centesis
    puncture, tap
  3. ectomy
    excision
  4. emia
    blood
  5. esthesia
    sensation
  6. itis
    inflammation
  7. lysis
    separation, disintegration
  8. megaly
    enlargement
  9. odynia
    pain
  10. oma
    tumor
  11. pathy
    disease
  12. penia
    lack of
  13. plegia
    paralysis
  14. pnea
    breathing
  15. poiesis
    formation
  16. rhaphy
    surgical repair
  17. stasis
    stoppage of flow
  18. stomy
    surgical formation of an opening
  19. tomy
    incision into
  20. uria
    urine
  21. gastralgia- pain in the stomach
  22. thoracentesis-surgical puncture of the chest wall for removal of fluid
  23. tonsillectomy- surgical removal of the tonsils
  24. ischemia-insufficient blood supply to an area
  25. anesthesia- absence of normal sensation
  26. pericarditis - inflammation of the pericardium
  27. hemolysis - the breakdown of red blood cells
  28. splenomegaly - enlargement of the spleen
  29. cephalodynia - pain in the head; headache
  30. sarcoma - tumor of connective tissue
  31. myopathy - any disease of the muscle
  32. leukopenia - decreased number of leukocytes
  33. paraplegia- paralysis of the legs and lower part of the body
  34. apnea - absence of breathing
  35. erythropoiesis - production of RBCs
  36. herniorrhaphy- surgical repain of a hernia
  37. hemostasis- termination of bleeding by mechanical or chemical means
  38. colostomy- surgical formation of an opening in the colon
  39. tracheotomy - incision into the trachea
  40. hematuria- blood in the urine

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