suffixes 3

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suffixes 3
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NURS 226 Quiz 6
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  1. -plasm
    formation, development
  2. -plegia
    paralysis
  3. -pnea
    breathing
  4. -ptosis
    drooping
  5. -rrhage
    excessive flow
  6. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  7. -rrhexis
    • rupture
    • (hysterorrhexis=ruptured uterus)
  8. -sclerosis
    • hardening
    • (arteriosclerosis)
  9. -sis
    • condition
    • (diaphoresis)
  10. -spasm
    • involuntary contract
    • (bronchospasm)
  11. -stalsis
    • constrict, contract
    • (peristalsis)
  12. -stasis
    • stopping
    • (hemostasis)
  13. -stenosis
    • narrowing
    • (angiostenosis=narrowing of a vessel)
  14. -therapy
    • treatment
    • (chemotherapy)
  15. -trophy
    • nourishment
    • (hypertrophy=larger cells due to nourishment)
  16. -ule
    • small
    • (venule)
  17. -um
    • change to noun
    • (duodenum)
  18. -uria
    condition of urine
  19. -us
    • change to noun
    • (dactylus=digits, fingers, toes)

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