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26 terms

ch 1 disease and abnormal condition suffixes

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-algia
pain
-cele
hernia; herniation
-cytosis
condition of cells
-dynia
pain
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-ia; iasis
abnormal condition
-itis
inflamation
-lysis; lytic
break down; destruction
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal conditon
-paresis
slight paralisis
-pathy
disease
-penia
decreased number
-phobia
abnormal fear
-plegia
paralisis
-ptosis
drooping; sagging; prolapse
-ptysis
spitting up
-(r)rhage; (r)agia
bursting forth of blood
-(r)rhea
flow; discharge
-(r)rhexis
rupture
-sclerosis
hardening
-spasm
contraction; twitching
-stenosis
narrowing; tightening