Pretest: Answers

Correct Answer Suffix Definition
1. C -algia pain, ache
2. C -genic forming, producing, or productive of
3. A -itis inflammation of
4. B -lysis destruction, breakdown of
5. B -penia lack of, deficiency
6. C -oid like, resembling, in the form of
7. D -ology study of
8. A -oma tumor
9. B -ose composed of carbohydrate
10. C -osis condition of
11. A -rrhage burst forth, excessive flow
12. A -rrhea flow, discharge