Medical Root Words-Suffixes (Ce-Em)

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Medical Root Words-Suffixes (Ce-Em)
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2013-11-02 14:29:45
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Medical Suffixes Ce thru Em
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Medical Suffixes Ce thru Em
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  1. Suffix: -centesis
    Meaning: procedure to aspirate fluid

    Example: paracentesis
  2. Suffix: -ectasial/-ectasis
    Meaning: dilation

    Example: telangiectasia
  3. Suffix- ectomy
    Meaning: excision or removal

    Example: appendectomy
  4. Suffix: -edema
    Meaning: swelling

    Example: lymphedema
  5. Suffix: -emesis
    Meaning: vomiting

    Example: hematemesis

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