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Med Term_Suffix Cards 1-25

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Definition
-ac, -ic, -al, -ar, -ial, -ary, -ous, -tic, -eal   Pertaining to, related to, located in  
-agra   Excessive pain  
-algia   Pain and suffering  
-aphresis   Removal  
-asthenia   Weakness  
-ase   Enzyme  
-ate   Use, subject to  
-atresia   Absence of normal body opening  
-cele   Protrusion, hernia  
-centesis   Surgical puncture to remove fluid  
-cidal   Killing  
-clasia, clast   Break  
-cle, -cule, -ole, -ola, -ule, -ulum, -ulus   Small  
-coccus, -coccis   Berry-shaped  
-crit   To separate  
-crine   Separate, secrete  
-cyte   Cell  
-desis   Surgical fixation  
-dynia   Pain  
-ectasis   Dilation, expansion  
-ectomy   Surgical removal  
-ectopic   Displacement  
-emesis   Vomit  
-emia   Blood condition  
-ent, -er, -ista, -or   Person or agent  


   






 
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