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Glossary of SuffixCH2-1

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-algia
pain
-ac, -al, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ous
pertaining to
-cele
hernia (protrusion of an organ from the structure that normally contains it)
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
excision; surgical removal
-genic
producing; produced by
-gram
record; writing
-graph
instrument used to record
-graphy
proces of recording; producing images
-ia
condition; state of
-ician
specialist; one who specializes; expert
-ist
speialist; one who specializes; specialist in the study of
-itis
inflammation(the redness, swelling, heat and pain that occur when the body protects itself from injury
-logist
specialist; one who specializes; specialist in the study of
-stomy
new opening
-tome
instrument used to cut
-tomy
to cut; incise; process of cutting; incision
-y
process
-gen
producing; forming
-genous
producing; forming

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