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Can you name the Medical Terminology Suffixes?

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MeaningSuffixExample
thirst
paralysis
condition, process
to eat/swallow
tumor, mass
bursting forth of blood
to send
death
pressure
surgical repair
surgical puncture to remove fluid
record
pertaining to
to produce
destruction
inflammation
birth
pertaining to
specialist
to put/place
treatment
hardening
disease/condition
artificial opening
MeaningSuffixExample
flow/discharge
blood (condition)
the study of
breathing
surgical removal
instrument to view
cutting into an organ
formation
to fall/slide
view
enlargement
one who studies
pertaining to
to stand/place/stop/control
process of recording
to speak
condition of urine
development, nourishment
pertaining to
pertaining to
state of being
protein
pertaining to
separation/break down/destruction
MeaningSuffixExample
surgical fixation
produced unexpectedly by treatment
identity
pertaining to
pertaining to
to occur/run
secretion
cell
hernia/protrusion
(abnormal) condition
pertaining to
process of visual examination
movement
condition or process
dilation/expansion
pertaining to
process of cutting
pain
cancerous
process of cutting, incision
displacement/dislocation
structure
pertaining to

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