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chapter 1 suffix

-ac,-al,-ar,-ary pertaining to
-crine to secrete
-crit to seperate
-cyte cell
-gen,-genesis,-genic producing,forming
-globin,globulin protein
-gram record,picture
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iac,ic pertaing to
-oid like,resembling
-(o)logist specialist
-(o)logy study of
-ous pertaining to
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating,swallowing
-phoni voice,sound
-phoresis carrying,transmission
-phoria feeling,mental state
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument of viewing
-scopy process of viewing
-somnia sleep
-stasis control,stop
-therapy treatment
-thorax chest,plural cavity
-tocia labor,birth
-tresia opening
-trophy growth, development
-tropin nourish,develop,stimulate
-version to turn
-algia pain
-cele hernia,herniation
-cytosis condition of cells
-dynia pain
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-ia,-iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflammaton
-lysis,-lytic breakdown,destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-paresis slight paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia decreased number
-phobia abnormal fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis drooping,sagging,prolapse
-ptysis spitting up
-(r)rhage,-(r)rhagia bursting forth of blood
-(r)rhea flow,discharge
-(r)rhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-spasm contraction,twitching
-stenosis narrowing,tightening
-centisis surgical procedure
-desis binding together
-ectasia,-ectasis stretching,dilation
-ectomy surgical removal,excision
-(o)stomy create a new opening
-(o)tomy incision into
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-(r)rhaphy suture
-tripsy crushing,friction
Created by: kfenton