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Biomedical Suffixes

biomedical suffixes

-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture
-ectomy removal of
-emia blood
-genic origin, source
-gram pictures, record
-graphy pictures, record
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-lysis destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enlarged
-ologist specialist
-ology study of
-oma surgical opening
-orrhea flow
-osis condition of
-ostomy cut into
-otomy cut into
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis drooping down
-sclerosis hardening
-scope picture
-spasm contraction
-stasis stop, control
-uria urine
Created by: bianca619