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7.2 Urology

Suffixes of the Urology unit.

-an without; not
-ate composed of; pertaining to
-ation a process; being or having
-cele hernia
-cyte cell
-ectasis condition of dilation
-ectomy surgical excision
-emia condition of the blood; substance in the blood
-ence state of
-esis a process
-grade pertaining to going
-gram a record or picture
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-ias condition
-iasis state of; process of
-in a substance
-ine thing pertaining to
-ion action; condition
-ist one who specializes in
-itis inflammation of; disease of
-ity state; condition
-ization process of making, creating or inserting
-lysis process of breaking down or destroying
-lyte dissolved substance
-meter instrument used to measure
-metry process of measuring
-oma tumor; mass
-opsy process of viewing
-ory having the function of
-osis condition; abnormal condition; process
-pathy disease; suffering
-pexy process of surgically fixing in place
-plasty process of reshaping by surgery
-poietin a substance that forms
-ptosis state of prolapsed; drooping; falling
-scope instrument used to examine
-scopy process of using an instrument to examine
-stalsis process of contraction
-tion a process; being or having
-tomy process of cutting or making an incision
-tripsy process of crushing
-triptor thing that crushes
-ule small thing
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