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Pike, Suffixes

Unit 2

-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-asthenia weakness
-atresia closure
-cele hernia
-centesis puncture
-cise cut
-clasis refracture
-cyte cell
-desis fusion (of bone)
-dynia pain
-ectasis expansion
-ectomy excision
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-esthesia sensation
-form shape
-gram recording (product of recording)
-graphy recording (process of recording)
-graph recording (instrument used to record)
-ia condition of
-iasis condition of
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-lepsy seizure
-logy study of
-lysis destroy
-malacia softening
-mania madness
-megaly enlargement
-oid resemble
-oma tumor
-osis condition of
-ostomy new opening
-otomy incision
-ous pertaining to
-paresis partial paralysis
-parous bearing
-pathy disease
-path disease
-penia decrease
-pexy fixation (of tissue)
-phobia fear
-plasia formation
-plasm formation
-plasty surgical repair
-plegua permanent paralysis
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-ptosis prolapse (sagging)
-rrhage excessive flow
-rrhagia excessive flow
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument (for examining)
-scopy examination (with an instrument)
-spasm involuntary contraction
-stasis standing (position)
-stenosis narrowing
-systole contraction (of the heart)
-therapy treatment
-tome instrument to cut
-tripsy crushing
-trophic nourishing
-trophy nourishing
-tropic turning
-uria urine
-iatrics field of medicine
-iatry field of medicine
-ian specialist in a field of study
-ician specialist in a field of study
-iatrist specialist in a field of study
-ist one who specializes in a field of study
-logist one who specializes in a field of study
Created by: jaydepike