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-ectasis
stretching, dilation
-ectasia
stretching, dilation
-emesis
vomiting
-lysis
destruction, breakdown, separation
-pepsia
digestion
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
prolapse, fall, sag
-ptysis
spitting
think red tie
-rrhage
bursting forth
-rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhaphy
suture
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-spasm
sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis
to stop; control
-stenosis
tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tresia
opening
treasure chest
ectasia
Mammary duct ectasia may cause mastitis
lysis
the disease caused lysis of liver cells
emesis
if a child swallows poison, physicians prescribe a drug to induce emesis. An example of an emetic is a strong solution of salt or ipeac syrup
ptosis
Mr. Smith's weakened eyelid muscles caused ptosis of his lids.
spasm
Eating spicy foods can lead to spasm of gastric sphincters
stasis
Overgrowth of bacteria within the small intestine causes stasis of the intestinal contents.
stenosis
Projectile vomiting in an infant during feeding is a symptom of plyoric stenosis