Chapter 12 Suffixes

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Chapter 12 Suffixes
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2014-10-20 15:35:34
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medical terminology
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The respiratory system
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -ar, -ary
    pertaining to
  3. -capnia
    condition of carbon dioxide
  4. -cele
    hernia, swelling, protrusion
  5. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate fluids
  6. -eal
    pertaining to
  7. -ectasis
    expansion, dilation
  8. -emia
    condition of blood
  9. -metry
    measurement
  10. -osis
    condition of
  11. -pexy
    surgical fixation, suspension
  12. -phonia
    condition of sound or voice
  13. -plasm
    somthing shaped
  14. -pnea
    breathing
  15. -ptysis
    to cough up
  16. -rrhagia
    bleeding, hemorrhage
  17. -rrhea
    discharge
  18. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  19. -staxis
    dripping
  20. -stomy
    surgical creation of an opening

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