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A&P Suffexs

Suffix forms

-aliga pain
-arche beginning
-ase enzyme
-asthenia weakness
-capinia carbon dioxide
-cele hernia;protrusion,swelling
-centesis puncture
-cide to kill
-clasis break, fracture
-clysis injection
-crit to seperate
-extasis dialation;straching,expansion
-ectomy removal;excision
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood
-gen born or producing
-genesis,genic producing, forming, origin
-cusis hearing
-cyesis pregnancy
-desis fixation, binding (of a bone or joint)
-dynia pain
-cyte cell
-glia glue
-globin protein
-gnosis knowledge
-ia condition
-iasis abnormal condition ( usually produced by something specific)
-ic pertaning to
-icle small
-ist one who specializes
-itis inflammation
-kenisis movement, motion
-lith stone, calculus
-logist specalist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis breaking up; seperation, distruction
-malacia softening
-mania madness
-megaly enlargement
-metry act of measuring
-meter insturment used for measuring
-mnesia memory
-oid like;resembling
-ole small
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-osis abnormal ( morbid) condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
-para to bear (offspring)
-paresis partial parallysis
-pathy disease, emotion
-penia deficency, disease
-pexy fixation; to put in place (of an organ)
-phagia eat, swallow
-phasia speech
-philia attraction for
-phobia fear of
-phonia sound, voice
-plasia development;formation, growth
-plasm formation
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation; production
-ptosis drooping, prolapse, downward displacement
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage -rrhagia burst forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-scope insturment used for visual examination
-scopy visual inspection
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stasis stopping, control, standing still
-stenosis stricture, narrowing
-stomy new opening, forming an opening
-therapy treatment
-tome insturment used for cutting
-tomy incision, cut into
-toxic poison
-tripsy crushing
-trophy nourishment;development
-ula small
-ule small
-version to turn
-y process
-graph insturment used for recording
-graphy process of recording
-gram record, a writing
Created by: lhornibrook