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02 med term suffixs

02 Suffixes for medical terminology

-ac, -al, -ic, -ary, -ar pertaining to, related to, located in
-agra excessive pain
-algia pain
-apheresis removal
-asthenia weakness
-ase enzyme
-ate use, subject to
-atresia absence of normal body opening
-capnia carbon dioxide
-cele protrusion, hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cidal killing
-clasia, clast break
-cle, -cule, -ole small
-clysis irrigation, washing
-coccus, -coccis berry-shaped
-crit to separate
-crine separate, secrete
-cyte cell
-desis surgical fixation
-dynia pain
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy surgical removal
-ectopic displacement
-emesis vomit
-emia blood condition
-ent, -er person or agent
-ia abnormal state
-esis, -ia, -a, -ism, -ity, -y, -sia, -osis, -tion, -sis, -iasis state or condition, disease
-form, -oid resembling, shaped like
-gen, -genic producing, causing
-genesis beginning, origin
-gram record
-graph instrument that records
-graphy process of recording
-iac person afflicted with
-ible, -ile capable, able
-ician one who
-ictal seizure, attack
-ist, -ologist a specialist in
-ites, -itis inflammation
-ium membrane
-logy science, study of
-lysis, -lytic destroy, dissolution, separation
-ma, -mat disease, condition
-malacia softening
-mania madness
-megaly enlargement
-metor instrument used to measure
-metry measurement
-morph form, shape
-oma tumor
-opsy to view
-oxia oxygen
-paresis slight paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia deficient, lack of
-pepsia digestion
-pexy, -pexis fixation, storing
-phagia, -phagy eating, swallowing
-philia, -phily love
-phobia abnormal fear, intolerance
-phonia pertaining to sound
-phoria feeling
-physis growth
-plasia, -plasm formation, development
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-porosis passage
-prandial meal
-praxia in front of, before
-ptosis drooping, downward displacement
-rrhage, -rrhagia excessive flow
-rrhaphy suturing in place
-rrhea flow or discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sarcoma malignant tumor
-schisis split, fissure
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-sepsis infection
-spasm sudden involuntary muscle contraction
-stasis control, stop
-stenosis narrowing
-stomy surgical opening
-tome instrument for
-tomy cutting, incision
-tripsy surgical crushing
-trophy nourishment, development
-ule little
Created by: cbiondillo