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Chabner, Chapter 3

Language of Medicine, Chapter 3, Suffixes

abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremities, extreme point
acu/o sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o gland
agor/a crowded place
amni/o amnion (sac surrounding embryo)
angi/o vessel
ateri/o artery
arthr/o joint
axill/o armpit
blephar/o armpit
bronch/o bronchial tubes
chem/o drug, chemical
chondr/o cartilage
chron/o time
col/o colon
cyst/o bladder
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
hydr/o water, fluid
isch/o to hold back
lapar/o abdomen
laryng/o larynx
lymph/o lymph
mamm/o, mast/o breast
morph/o shape, form
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
necr/o death (of cells or whole body)
nephr/o kidney
ot/o ear
path/o disease
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o eat, swallow
phleb/o vein
plas/o formation, development
pleur/o pleura
pneumon/o, pulmon/o lungs
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
splen/o spleen
tonsill/o tonsils
trache/o trachea
ven/o vein
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-dynia pain
-lysis breakdown, separation
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-pexy surgically fix in place
-plasia development, formation
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging
-sclerosis hardening
-stasis stopping, controlling
-therapy treatment
-trophy development, nourishment
Created by: Ashleeboden