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  1. suffix
    • letter or syllable at the end of a word
    • comes before or after stem
  2. itis
    inflamation
  3. oma
    tumor
  4. osis
    condition or disease
  5. cele
    • hernia
    • protrusion
    • tumor
  6. emia
    blood
  7. ectasis/ectasia
    dilation or exspansion
  8. iasis
    condition, formation or presence
  9. malacia
    softening
  10. megaly
    enlargement
  11. hepato
    liver
  12. spleno
    spleen
  13. sclerosis
    hardening
  14. arterio
    artery
  15. pathy
    diease
  16. ptosis
    prolapse or downward
  17. blepharo
    eyelid
  18. rrhexis
    rupture
  19. trophy
    growth or nourishment
  20. phobia
    fear
  21. ectomy
    removal or excision
  22. salpingo
    tube
  23. oophoro
    ovary
  24. cholecysto
    gallbladder
  25. scopy
    inspection or examination
  26. stomy
    surgical creation of an artificial opening
  27. tomy
    incision or cutting into
  28. desis
    binding or fixation
  29. pexy
    suspension or  fixation
  30. plasty
    plastic repair
  31. tympano
    eardrum
  32. centesis
    puncture
  33. rrhapy
    suture repair
  34. algia
    pain
  35. genic
    producing or originating
  36. pyo
    pus
  37. lysis
    destruction or breakdown
  38. rrhagia
    excessive flow or discharge
  39. rrhea
    excessive flow or discharge
  40. penia
    decrease or defiency
  41. spasm
    involuntary contraction
  42. ic
    pertaining to
  43. ac
    pertaining to
  44. al
    pertaining to
  45. ar
    pertaining to

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