Word Parts: Suffixes

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Word Parts: Suffixes
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2011-05-11 02:58:19
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia, protrusion
  3. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  4. -cyte
    cell
  5. -ectasia
    dilation
  6. -ectomy
    surgical removal, excision
  7. -emia
    blood
  8. -genesis
    produces, generates
  9. -gram
    record
  10. -graph
    instrument for recording
  11. -graphy
    process of recording
  12. -gravida
    pregnancy
  13. -itis
    inflammation
  14. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  15. -lysis
    destruction
  16. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  17. -megaly
    enlargement
  18. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  19. -opia
    vision
  20. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  21. -otia
    ear condition
  22. -otomy
    cutting into, incision
  23. -para
    to bear
  24. -paresis
    weakness
  25. -pathy
    disease
  26. -penia
    abnormal decrease, too few
  27. -pepsia
    digestion
  28. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  29. -phagia
    eat, swallow
  30. -phasia
    speech
  31. -philia
    attraction
  32. -phobia
    irrational fear
  33. -plasia
    growth, formation, development
  34. -plasty
    surgical repair
  35. -plegia
    paralysis
  36. -pnea
    breathing
  37. -ptosis
    drooping
  38. -rrhage
    excessive, abnormal flow
  39. -rrhaphy
    suture
  40. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  41. -sclerosis
    hardening
  42. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  43. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  44. -stasis
    control, stopping
  45. -stenosis
    narrowing
  46. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  47. -trophy
    nourishment, development

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