Chapter Two: Suffixes

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Chapter Two: Suffixes
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  1. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  2. -clasis
    to break; surgical fracture
  3. -desis
    binding (joint/bone)
  4. -ectomy
    removal
  5. -pexy
    fixation (organ)
  6. -plasty
    surgical repair
  7. -rrhaphy
    suture
  8. -tome
    cutting instrument
  9. -tomy
    incision
  10. -gram
    record; writing
  11. -graph
    recording instrument
  12. -meter
    measuring instrument
  13. -metry
    the act of measuring
  14. -scope
    visual examining instrument
  15. -scopy
    visual examination
  16. -algia
    pain
  17. -dynia
    pain
  18. -edema
    swelling
  19. -emesis
    vomitting
  20. -emia
    blood condition
  21. -gen
    formation; origin
  22. -genesis
    forming; origin
  23. -iasis
    abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
  24. -itis
    inflammation
  25. -lith
    stone; calculus
  26. -megaly
    enlargement
  27. -oma
    tumor
  28. -pathy
    disease
  29. -penia
    decrease
  30. -phagia
    swallowing
  31. -phasia
    speech
  32. -phobia
    fear
  33. -plasia
    formation/growth
  34. -plasm
    formation/growth
  35. -plegia
    paralysis
  36. -rrhage
    bursting of
  37. -rrhexis
    rupture
  38. -spasm
    twitching
  39. -stenosis
    narrowing
  40. -toxic
    poison
  41. -trophy
    development
  42. -rrhea
    discharge

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