Suffixes: Symptoms or Diagnosis

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Suffixes: Symptoms or Diagnosis
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2012-01-28 18:39:21
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Suffixes: Symptoms or Diagnosis
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  1. -algia
    -dynia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia
  3. -ectasia
    -ectasis
    dilatation (dilation, enlargement or stretching of a structure or part)
  4. -edema
    swelling
  5. -emesis
    vomiting
  6. -emia
    condition of the blood
  7. -ia
    -iasis
    condition
  8. -itis
    inflammation
  9. -lith
    • stone
    • 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; sometimes an increase)
  16. -pathy
    disease
  17. -penia
    deficiency
  18. -phobia
    abnormal fear
  19. -ptosis
    prolapse (sagging)
  20. -rrhage
    -rrhagia
    excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
  21. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  22. -rrhexis
    rupture
  23. -spasm
    • twitching
    • cramping
  24. -stasis
    • stopping
    • controlling

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