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  • 1. PRESENTATION 12By Sam Choi
  • 2. -ALGESIA The suffix –algesia from the Greek word algesis, means pain. It is used quite often in relationship with the nervous system. Some examples are analgesia and hyperalgesia.
  • 3. -ALGESIA  Analgesia is the lack of pain, another derivative is analgesic.  Hyperalgesia is when  Analgesic is a non someone has excessive narcotic pain reliever sensitivity to pain  Can be treated with NSAID’s and glucocorticoids
  • 4. -PHASIA The suffix –phasia from the Greek means to talk or speak. It is used in the medical field with speech impediments, or speech conditions. Some examples are: aphasia, dysphasia, and allophasia.
  • 5. -PHASIA  Aphasia means complete inability to communicate  Dysphasia means impaired ability to communicate  They are often used with the same meaning, difficulty communicating due to an injury to the brain.  Acute cases occur when a stroke or an accident affects the brain  Progressive cases occur when a tumor or dementia is the cause of loss of speech.

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