Ch. 3

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Ch. 3
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Ch. 3 Noun Suffixes
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia
  3. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  4. -coccus (-cocci)
    berry-shaped bacterium
  5. -cyte
    cell
  6. -dynia
    pain
  7. -ectomy
    excision/ removal/ resection
  8. -emia
    blood condition
  9. -er
    one who
  10. -genesis
    condition of producing/ forming
  11. -gram
    record
  12. -graph
    instrument for recording
  13. -graphy
    process of recording
  14. -ia
    condition
  15. -ist
    specialist
  16. -itis
    inflammation
  17. -logy
    study of
  18. -lysis
    breakdown/ destruction/ separation
  19. -malacia
    softening
  20. -megaly
    enlargement
  21. -ole
    little/ small
  22. -oma
    tumor/ mass/ collection of fluid
  23. -opsy
    to view
  24. -osis
    condition (usually abnormal)
  25. -pathy
    disease condition
  26. -penia
    deficiency
  27. -phobia
    fear
  28. -plasia
    development/ formation/ growth
  29. -plasty
    surgical repair
  30. -ptosis
    falling/ dropping/ prolapse
  31. -sclerosis
    hardening
  32. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  33. -scopy
    process of visual examination using endoscope
  34. -stasis
    stopping/ controlling
  35. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth (stoma)
  36. -therapy
    treatment
  37. -tomy
    incision/ cutting into
  38. -trophy
    development/ nourishment
  39. -ule
    little/ small
  40. -um, -ium
    structure/ tissue
  41. -us
    structure/ substance
  42. -y
    condition/ process

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