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MA1020CommonS&P Wk#2

MA1020Common Suffixes & Prefixes Wk#2

-algia (Suffix) pain
-anastomosis (n. anastomosis) (Suffix) a communication/union of 2 hollow or tubular structures
-atresia (n. atresia) (Suffix) congenital absence or closure of a normal opening.
-blast (Suffix) immature[cell]
-carcinoma (n. carcinoma) (Suffix) malignant neoplasm of epithelial tissue
-cele (Suffix) herniation, protrusion or pathological swelling
-centesis (Suffix) puncture for aspiration or removal of fluid
-clasis (Suffix) surgical fracture
-clysis (Suffix) washing or irrigation
-coccus(i) (Suffix) berry shaped
-cyte (Suffix) cell
-cyesis (Suffix) pregnancy
-desis (Suffix) surgical binding of connective tissue
-dipsia (Suffix) thrist
-dynia (Suffix) pain
-dysplasia (n. dysplasia) (Suffix) abnormal formation; malformation
-ectasis -ectasia (Suffix) dilation; stretching open; distention
-ectomy (Suffix) surgical removal; excision of
-emisis (n. emisis) (Suffix) vomiting
-emia (Suffix) blood condition; in the bloodstream
-endoscope (n. endoscope) (Suffix) instrument to view within a closed cavity
-endoscopy (n. endoscopy) (Suffix) process or procedure to view within a closed cavity
-esthesia (Suffix) sensation or feeling
-genesis (Suffix) origin
-genic (Suffix) pertaining to the origin
-gram (Suffix) record, tracing or writing(possibly an x-ray)
-graph (Suffix) instrument for making a record, tracing or writing
-graphy (Suffix) process or procedure for making a record, tracing or writing
-ia (Suffix) condition
-iasis (Suffix) presence of condition
-ism (Suffix) state or characteristic of
-ist (Suffix) specialist
-itis (Suffix) inflammation
-lith(s) (Suffix) stone(s) or calculus(i)
-lithiasis (Suffix) presence of stones, calculi
-lithotomy (Suffix) incision for stone removal
-lysis (Suffix) breakdown; dissolution; increased mobility
-malacia (Suffix) softening
-megaly -megalia (Suffix) enlargement; large
-oid (Suffix) resembling
-ole (Suffix) little; small
-ology (Suffix) study of
-oma (Suffix) tumor; collection
-or (Suffix) one who
-osis (Suffix) abnormal condition
-ostomy (n. ostomy) (Suffix) more or less permanent opening; artificial opening; anastomosis
Created by: Ritaroo