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21 Cards in this Set

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Suffix 1:
-ac
pertaining to
Ex.: cardiac
Suffix 2:
-algia, -algesia
pain
Ex.: cephalgia, neuralgia, analgesia
Suffix 3:
-cide
killer
Ex.: suicide, spermicide
Suffix 4:
-dipsia
thirst
Ex.: polydipsia
Suffix 5:
-ectomy
removal of, cut out
Ex.: appendectomy
Suffix 6:
-emesis
vomiting
Ex.: hematemesis, antiemetic
Suffix 7:
-iasis
abnormal condition
Ex.: nephrolithiasis
Suffix 8:
-iatry
treatment
Ex.: podiatry, psychiatry
suffix 9:
-ism
condition, state
Ex.: alcoholism
Suffix 10:
-itis
inflammation
Ex.: colitis, rhinitis
Suffix 11:
-ium
tissue
Ex.: pericardium
Suffix 12:
-ize
(makes a verb)
Ex.: immunize
Suffix 13:
-lepsy
seizure
Ex.: narcolepsy
Suffix 14:
-logy
study of, reasoning about
Ex.: etiology, biology
Suffix 15:
-oma
tumor
Ex.: melanoma
Suffix 16:
-path, -pathy
disease, suffering
Ex.: homeopathy, cardiomyopathy
Suffix 17:
-pepsia
digestion
Ex.: dyspepsia
Suffix 18:
-plasty
reshaping, repair of
Ex.: rhinoplasty, tympanoplasty
Suffix 19:
-rhea
discharge, flow
Ex.: diarrhea, leukorrhea
Suffix 20:
-stat
stop
ex.: bacteriostat, hemostat
Suffix 21:
-tomy
cut
Ex.: nephrotomy