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My suffixes

Med term suffixes

-plegia paralysis(paraplegia)
-ectasis dialation, expansion
-cele hernia, swelling
-iatry medicine, treatment
-rrhage, -rrhagia bursting
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-esthesia feeling
-metry act of measuring
-graph instrument for recording
-clasis to break, surgical fracture
-desis binding, fixation of a joint
-iasis abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
-emia blood condition
-plasia growth(hypochondroplasia)
-rrhexis rupture
-rrhaphy suture
-tripsy crushing
-osis abnormal condition (cells)
-ac, -al, -ary, -eal, -ic, -icle, ior, -ous, -tic pertaining to
-esis, -ism condition
-ia condition
-tome instrument to cut
-logy study of
-phasia speech(aphasia)
-plasm formation, growth
-trophy nourishment, development
-philia tendency, liking
-ician, -ist specialist
-y condition, process
-icle, -ole, -ule diminuative
- lysis destruction, loosening
- phagia swallowing(dysphagia)
ab - from, away from
ad - toward
dia- through, across(diarreah)
trans- through, across(transvaginal)
ecto- outside, outward(ectogenous)
exo- outside, outward(exotopia)
extra- ouside, outward(extracranial)
endo- in, within(endocrine)
intra- in, within(intramuscular)
para- near, beside
super- upper, above
supra- above, excessive, superior
ultra- excessive, beyond
an- without(a- before a vowel)
dys- bad, painful, difficult
eu- good, normal
homeo- same
pan- all
syn- union, together, joined(is sym- before p, b, ph or m)
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
poly- many
-opia eyes
intra- within
infra- below
-cyesis pregnancy
circum- around
contra- against
Created by: Peony