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Exercise 10

Most of the suffixes covered so far can be combined with lip(o), the root meaning fat. Match the terms on the left with the definitions on the right.

Root/Suffix

Definition

  1. A tumor made up of fat cells
  2. Forming, producing, or caused by fat
  3. Fatlike, resembling fat
  4. A condition characterized by tumor-like fat accumulations in the tissue