Chapter 6: Additional Suffixes and Digestive System Terminology

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Notecards: pg 184-188Spotlight: pg 184Case study: pg 196Exercises: pg 198-203Pronunciation: pg 205-207Review Sheet: pg 208-209Listen to CD


 
  
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dysplasia
 
abnormal formation (plas/o= formation)
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dysphagia
 
difficulty swallowing
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-ectasis. -ectasia
 
stretching, dilation, dilation; widening
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-emesis
 
vomiting
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-lysis
 
destruction, breakdown, separation
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-pepsia
 
digestion
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-phagia
 
eating, swallowing
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-plasty
 
surgical repair
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-ptosis
 
droop
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-ptysis
 
spitting
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-rrhage, -rrhagia
 
bursting forth (of blood)
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-rrhaphy
 
suture
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-rrhea
 
flow, discharge
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-spasm
 
sudden, involuntary contractions of muscles
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-stasis
 
to stop, control
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-stenosis
 
tightening, stricture, narrowing
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-tresia
 
opening

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