Medical Terminology Chapter 4 Suffixes

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Medical Terminology Chapter 4 Suffixes
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Chapter 4 Integumentary System Terminology
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  1. -ectomy
    • surgical excision
    • removal
  2. -genic
    • pertaining to producing
    • formation
    • causing
  3. -ia
    condition of
  4. -ion
    process
  5. -is
    pertaining to
  6. -ite
    condition
  7. -itis
    inflammation
  8. -malacia
    softening 
  9. -oma
    • abnormal swelling
    • tumor
  10. -opsy
    view of
  11. -osis
    condition of
  12. -ous
    pertaining to
  13. -phagia
    eating or swallowing
  14. -plasty
    surgical repair
  15. -rrhea
    excessive discharge (of fluid)
  16. -tome
    cutting instrument

    tom=to cut

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