Using Suffixes Directions: Write out the meaning for each

Using
Suffixes
Directions: Write out the meaning for each suffix. Then locate two new terms using
the suffix from later chapters in your text or a medical dictionary (do not use the
examples given in this chapter).
Suffixes
Meaning
New Term
Meaning
1.

algia
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asthenia
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cele
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dynia
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cytosis
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ectasis
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edema
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emesis
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emia
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itis
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lith
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lysis
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lytic
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malacia
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15.

megaly
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oma
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pathy
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penia
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phobia
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plegia
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ptosis
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rrhage
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rrhea
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rrhexis
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sclerosis
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spasm
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stasis
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stenosis
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uria
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clasia
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desis
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ectomy
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33.

ostomy
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otomy
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p
exy
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plasty
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rrhaphy
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38.

tripsy
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centesis
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gram
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graphy
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42.

meter
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43.

metry
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scope
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scopy
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cyte
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47.

derma
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esthesia
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kinesia
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opia
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51.

osmia
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oxia
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53.

partum
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54.

pepsia
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55.

phagia
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56.

phasia
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57.

pnea
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58.

poiesis
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59.

therapy
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60.

thorax
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