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Correct Answer Suffixes Definition
1. h -cele hernia, protrusion
2. c -emia blood
3. f -ectasis expansion, dilatation
4. b -(i)asis condition, formation of
5. g -itis inflammation of
6. j -plegia stroke, blow, paralysis
7. e -poiesis production of
8. d -rrhexis rupture
9. i -stenosis stricture, narrowing
10. a -ptosis falling