Suffixes - "Condition or Process"

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-emia

condition of the blood

glycemia - condition in which there is glucose in the blood

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-ia

condition or process

insomnia - inability to sleep

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-ism

condition or process

hyperthyroidism - over activity of the thyroid

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-itis

inflammation

phlebitis - inflammation of a vein

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-lysis

breakdown or dissolution process

hemolysis - dissolution /destruction of red blood cells

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-oma

tumor or neoplasm

sarcoma - cancer of the connective tissue

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-osis

abnormal condition

necrosis - abnormal condition of death

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-y

condition or process

ambulatory - able to walk about, referring to a patient who is not confined to a bed or wheelchair