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Chapter 15 Suffixes

Question Answer
-blast meaning embryonic or immature cell
-clast Meaning to break
-listhesis Meaning slipping
-malacia Meaning softening
-physis Meaning to grow
-porosis Meaning pore;passage
-tome Meaning instrument to cut
-desis Meaning to bind, tie together
-stenosis Meaning narrowing
-asthenia Meaning lack of strength
-trophy Meaning development,nourishment

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