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Medical Term Ch 2

Adjective, Noun, and Diminutive, Diagnostic, Pathololgical and Related Suffixes

ia, ism condition
ar, al, ac, ary, eal, ic, ical, ie, ior, ous, tic pertaining to
itis inflamation
emesis vomiting
dynia pain
logy study of
gram record or writing
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
meter instrument for measuring
metry act of measuring
scope instrument for examining
scopy visual examination
algia pain
cele hernia or swelling
ectasis dilation or expansion
edema swelling
emia blood condition
gen forming, producing, origin
genisis forming, producing, origin
iasis abnormal condition
lith stone, calculus
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
oma tumor
osis abnormal condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
pathy disease
penia decrease, deficiency
phagia eating or swallowing
phasia speach
phobia fear
plasia , plasm formation or a growth
plegia paralysis
ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
rrhage , rrhagia bursting forth
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis hardening
spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
stenosis narrowing
toxic poison
trophy nourishment, development
iatry medicine, treatment
ician, ist specialist
y condition, process
icle, ole, ule small, minute
gnosis knowing
logist specialist in the study of
tripsy crushing
Created by: irismv