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med term chap2 suffi

med term suffix

-centesis surgical puncture
-clasis to break; surgical fracture(of bone or joint)
-desis binding, fixation(of a bone or joint
-ectomy excision, removal
-lysis separation, destruction, lossening
-plexy fixation (of an organ)
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture
-stomy forming an opening(mouth)
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-meter insrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-scope instriment for examining
-scopy visual examination
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-gen forming, producing, origin
genesis forming, producing, origin
-iasis abnormal condition (produced by someting specific)
-itis inflammation
-lith stone, calculus
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargment
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition;increase(used primarily with blood cells)
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, dificiency
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plasia formation, growth
-plasm formation, growth
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement (organ)
-rrhage burst forth(of)
-rrhagia burst forth (of)
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
-toxic poison
-trophy nourishment, development
Created by: spalmer