Suffixes Plegic-Tropin

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Suffixes Plegic-Tropin
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2011-07-13 17:27:21
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from the Ehrlich/Schroeder glossary A
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  1. -plegic
    one affected with paralysis
  2. -pnea
    breathing
  3. -pneic
    pertaining to breathing
  4. -poiesis
    formation, to make
  5. -porosis
    lessening in density, porous condition
  6. -praxia
    action, condition concerning the performance of movements
  7. -praxis
    act, activity, practice, use
  8. -ptosis
    droop, sag, prolapse, fall
  9. -ptyal
    saliva
  10. -ptysis
    spitting
  11. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    bleeding, abnormal/excessive fluid discharge
  12. -rrhaphy
    to suture
  13. -rrhea
    abnormal flow, discharge
  14. -rrhexis
    rupture
  15. -salpinx
    uterine (fallopian) tube
  16. -sclerosis
    abnormal hardening
  17. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  18. -scopic
    pertaining to visual examination
  19. -scopy
    visual examination
  20. -sis
    abnormal condition, disease
  21. -sol
    solution
  22. -spasm
    sudden and involuntary contraction, tightening, or cramping
  23. -stalsis
    contraction, constriction
  24. -stasis, -static
    control, maintenance of a constant level
  25. -stenosis
    abnormal narrowing
  26. -sthenia
    strength
  27. -stomosis, -stomy
    furnish with a mouth or outlet, new opening
  28. -syndesis
    surgical fixation of vertabrae
  29. -thorax
    chest, pleural cavity
  30. -thymia
    mind
  31. -thymic
    pertaining to the mind
  32. -tic
    pertaining to
  33. -tion
    process, state or quality of
  34. -tome
    instrument to cut
  35. -tomy
    process of cutting
  36. -tresia
    opening
  37. -tripsy
    to crush
  38. -trite
    instrument for crushing
  39. -tropic
    turning
  40. -tropin
    stimulate, act on

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