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Med Term. Suffixes

-algia pain
-tomy incision
-scopy examination
-plasty plastic surgery or surgical repair
-ectomy excision or removal
-graphy process of recording
-pexy surgical reattachment
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid or tissue
-pathy disease
-ptosis falling, downward displacement, prolapse
-itis inflammation
-osis abnormal condition
-mycosis abnormal condition of fungus
-cele tumor, swelling, hernia
-megaly abnormal enlargement
-malacia abnormal softening
-rrhagia excessive flow, bleeding
-stenosis narrowing
-ectasis expansion, dialation
-penia deficiency, decreased amount
-plegia paralysis
-lysis dissolve, breakdown
-rrhea flow
-logy the study of
-poesis form, formation
-clasis break, fracture
Created by: lzabell
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