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N20020 Suffixes

Medical Suffixes for NURS 20020

QuestionAnswer
-algia pain
-cele tumor, hernia, swelling
-centesis puncture, tap
-cide killing
-ectasis dilation, stretching
-ectomy excision
-emia blood
-esthesia pertaining to sensation
-form shaped like
-gen, -genic formation, origin, producing
-gram record
-graph recording instrument
-graphy recording of data
-iasis condition
-ism condition
-itis inflammation
-logy study
-lysis separation, disintegration
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter measuring instrument
-metry measurement
-odynia pain
-oid like, resembling
-oma tumor
-osis condition
-pathy disease
-penia lack of
-pexy surgical fixation
-phagia eating
-phil, -philic attracting
-plasia formation, molding
-plasty plastic repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation, production
-ptosis dropping
-rhage, rhagia bursting forth
-rhaphy surgical repair
-rhea discharge
-rhexis rupture
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-stasis stoppage of flow
-stomy surgical formation of an opening
-tomy incision into
-trophy nourishing
-tropic acting on
-tripsy crushing
-uresis urination
-uria urine
Created by: pandalove001