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MT Suffixes

Med.Term. Suffixes

-ac,-al,-ic,-ary,-ar pertaining to, related to, located in
-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-dynia pain
-ectomy surgical removal
-emesis vomit
-emia blood condition
-esis,-ia,-a,-ism,-ity,-y,-osis,-tion,-sis,-iasis,-sia state or condition, disease
-genesis beginning, origin
-gram record
-graph instrument that records
-graphy process of recording
-ician one who
-ictal seizure, attack
-ist,-ologist a specialist in
-ites,-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis,-lytic destroy, dissolve, separation
-malacia abnormal softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-oxia oxygen
-paresis slight paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia deficient, lack of
-plasty surgical repair
-pnea breathing
-rrhage,-rrhagia exessive flow
-rraphy suturing in place
-rrhea flow or discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sarcoma malignant tumor
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-stenosis abnormal narrowing
-stomy surgical opening
Created by: AlexisSalim