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Medical Term Suffixs


expansion or dilation -ectasis
origin or production -genesis
record -gram
instrument for recording -graph
process of recording -graphy
small -icle, -ole, -ula, -ule
blood condition -emia
process -ation
formation or presence of -iasis
condition or process of -y
suspension or fixation -pexy
attraction for -phil, -philia
rupture -rrhexis
surgical repair or reconstruction -plasty
treatment -iatrics, -iatry
resembling -oid
breaking down or dissolution -lysis
abnormal reduction -penia
pouching or hernia -cele
inflammation -itis
condition of -ia, -ism
excision (removal) -ectomy
incision -tomy
creation of an opening -stomy
enlargement -megaly
falling or downward displacement -ptosis
puncture for aspiration (suction removal) -centesis
binding -desis
noun marker -e
condition or increase -osis
tumor -oma
stop or stand -stasis
to burst forth -rrhage, -rrhagia
involuntary contraction -spasm
instrument for examination -scope
process of examination -scopy
formation -poiesis
softening -malacia
discharge -rrhea
structure or tissue -ium
pain -algia, -dynia
suture -rrhaphy
study of -logy
specialist in treatment or study -logist
specialize -ist
instrument for measuring -meter
process of measuring -metry
pertaining to -ac
pertaining to -al
pertaining to -ar
pertaining to -ary
pertaining to -eal
pertaining to -ous
pertaining to -ic
pertaining to -tic
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