LOM chapter 3 suffixs

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Amin/o

amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)

Angi/o

blood or lymph vessel

Isch/o

to hold back

Cyst/o

urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)

Laryng/o

larynx (voice box)

My/o

muscles

Myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

Staphyl/o

cluster

Thorac/o

chest

-opsy

view of

-oid

resemble

-trophy

development, nourishment

-tomy

incision, cutting into

-stomy

new opening (to form a mouth)

-plasia

development, formation, growth

-plasty

surgical repair

-phobia

fear of

-celcoccus

berry shaped bacterium

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

-genesis

condition of producing, forming

-graphy

process of recording

-penia

decrease, deficiency

-malacia

softening

-logy

study of

-megaly

enlargement

-it is

inflammation

-ia

condition

-ist

specialist

-er

One who

-ule

little, small

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