Suffix quiz

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Suffix quiz
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2012-10-07 20:09:05
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Suffixes
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  1. -algia
    -ase
    -cele
    -ectomy
    -ectopia
    • -algia-pain
    • -ase-designating an enzyme
    • -cele-tumor or cavity
    • -ectomy-excision of an organ
    • -ectopia-out of place
  2. -emia
    -esthesia
    -genesis
    -ic
    -itis
    • -emia-blood conditions
    • -esthesia-sensation
    • -genesis-generation of
    • -ic-pertaining to
    • -itis-inflammation of part to whose name it is attached
  3. -ology
    -megaly
    -mania
    -oid
    -oma
    • -ology-discourse or science of
    • -megaly-large or great
    • -mania-madness, insanity or uncontrollable impulse
    • -oid-like or resembling
    • -oma-diseased condition
  4. -ose
    -osis
    -pathy
    -penia
    -pexy
    • -ose-sugar
    • -osis-a disease or morbid process
    • -pathy-disease
    • -penia-decrease or poverty
    • -pexy-suspension or fixation
  5. -phil
    -philia
    -phobia
    -plasia
    -plegia
    • -phil-love or attraction
    • -philia-increase or abundance
    • -phobia-fear
    • -plasia-growth or increase of a part
    • -plegia-paralysis
  6. -poiesis
    -ptosis
    -rhea
    -scopy
    -sis
    • -poiesis-making
    • -ptosis-falling or dropping
    • -rhea-flow or discharge
    • -scopy-visual examination of an organ or part
    • -sis-state or condition or an excessive number or amount of
  7. -spasm
    -stomy
    -thermy
    -tomy
    -trophy
    -tropism
    -uria
    • -spasm-convulsion or cramp
    • -stomy-the formation of a mouth or opening in a part
    • -thermy-heat
    • -tomy-surgical incision of an organ
    • -trophy-nutrition or growth
    • -tropism-a deviation
    • -uria-a condition referring to urine

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