Medical Word Building-Suffixes (Rr-Sc)

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Medical Word Building-Suffixes (Rr-Sc)
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2013-11-02 17:21:03
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Medical Suffixes Rr thru Sc
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Medical Suffixes Rr thru Sc
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  1. Suffix: -rraphy
    Meaning: suture

    Example: herniorrhaphy
  2. Suffix: -rrhea
    Meaning: flow or discharge

    Example: diarrhea
  3. Suffix: -rrhexis
    Meaning: rupture

    Example: capsulorrhexis
  4. Suffix: -sclerosis
    Meaning: hardening

    Example: atherosclerosis
  5. Suffix: -scopy
    Meaning: examination with an instrument

    Example: colonscopy

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