suffixes pg 2

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suffixes pg 2
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NURS 226 quiz 6
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  1. -ist
    • one who specializes
    • (internist)
  2. -itis
    • inflammation
    • (cellulitis)
  3. -ium
    • changes word to noun
    • (cranium)
  4. -ize
    • to make/use, to take
    • (anesthetize)
  5. -lapse
    • to slide, sag
    • (relapse=slide backwards)
  6. -lith
    stone
  7. -logist
    • one who studies
    • (cardiologist)
  8. -logy
    • study of
    • (cardiology)
  9. -lysis
    • destruction
    • (osteolysis)
  10. -malacia
    • abnormal softening
    • (osteomalacia)
  11. -megaly
    • enlargement
    • (cardiomegaly)
  12. -ole
    • small
    • (arteriole)
  13. -oma
    • tumor, mass
    • (carcinoma)
  14. -osis
    • abnormal condition
    • (cyanosis)
  15. -paresis
    • weakness
    • (paraparesis=weak lower extremities)
  16. -parous
    • give birth
    • (multiparous=giving birth to many children)
  17. -partum
    • birth, labor
    • (postpartum)
  18. -pathy
    • disease
    • (myopathy=muscle disease)
  19. -penia
    • few
    • (leukocytopenia)
  20. -phasia
    • speech
    • (aphasia=lack of speech)
  21. -phobia
    • fear
    • (photophobia)
  22. -phoria
    • feeling, mental state
    • (euphoria)
  23. -physis
    • to grow
    • (symphysis=to grow together)
  24. -plasia
    • development, growth
    • (dysplasia=abnormal tissue development)

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