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What is the medical suffix tocia mean

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What is the medical suffix "tocia" mean?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Internist replied 8 years ago.
Hello,

Do u mean dystocia?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It just states the suffix ----tocia
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I know "dys" means wrong or abnormal but I need to know what "tocia" means. Thanks
Expert:  Internist replied 8 years ago.
-tocia, 1. a combining form meaning 'conditions of labor.' 2. a combining form meaning the 'product of giving birth.'

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
So would it mean "birth" dystocia meaning difficult birth??
Expert:  Internist replied 8 years ago.
yes

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