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16 terms

Respiratory - Suffixes

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-ary
pertaining to
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-desis
bind together
-dynia
condition of pain
-eal
pertaining to
-ectasis
dilation / stretching
-meter
measuring instrument
-metry
process of measuring
-osis
abnormal condition / disease of
-plasty
surgical repair / reconstruction
-pexy
surgical fixation / fix in place
-plegia
paralysis
-rrhaphy
stitching / suturing
-rrhoea
excessive discharge / flow
-spasm
involuntary contraction
-stenosis
abnormal condition of narrowing