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Med Term Ch1 Suffix

HLHS 101 Word Building Approach Ch1 Word Structures

suffix to fasten on, beneath, or under
-ion process
-therapy treatment
-oma tumor
-itis inflammation
-poiesis formation
-ptosis prolapse, drooping, sagging, falling down
-ptysis spitting
-rrhagia to burst forth, bursting forth
-rrhage to burst forth, bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination, to view, examine
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-trophy nourishment, development
-al, -ar, -ary, -ic, -ous pertaining to
-ive nature of, quality of
-sepsis decay
- hexia, -ism, -osis, -y condition
-opsy to view
-grade a step
-meter instrument to measure
-fuge to flee
-gnosis knowledge
-phoresis to carry
-ant forming
-logy study of
-gram a weight
-liter liter
-form shape
-pathy disease
-centesis surgical puncture
-genic formation, produce
-drome a course
-graphy recording
-ist one who specializes
-ician physician
Created by: kjc