ch. 2 suffixes: symptoms or diagnosis

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ch. 2 suffixes: symptoms or diagnosis
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  1. -alga, -dynia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia (protrusion of all or part of an organ through wall of cavity that contains it)
  3. -ectasia, -ectasis
    dilatation (dilation, enlargement or stretching of a structure or part)
  4. -edema
    swelling
  5. -emesis
    vomiting
  6. -emia
    condition of the blood
  7. -ia, -iasis
    condition 

    ex. hysteria
  8. -itis
    inflammation
  9. -lith
    stone or calculus
  10. -malacia
    soft, softening
  11. -mania
    excessive preoccupation
  12. -oid
    resembling 

    ex. paranoid
  13. -oma
    tumro
  14. -osis
    condition (often an abnormal condition; sometimes and increase)
  15. -pathy
    disease
  16. -penia
    deficiency
  17. -phobia
    abnormal fear
  18. -ptosis
    prolapse (sagging)
  19. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    excessive bleeding or heorrhge
  20. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  21. -rrhexis
    rupture

    ex. cardiorrhexis
  22. -spasm
    twitching, cramp
  23. -stasis
    stopping, controlling

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