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Medical Termonogly

Chapter 2 Suffixes

-gravida Pregnant woman
-graph Recording instrument
-uria Urine
-trophy Nourishment, Growth
-thorax Chest
-stenosis Narrowing, Stricture
-static Not in motion, At rest
-sclerosis Hardening
-salpinx Uterine (Fallopian tube)
-ptosis Drooping, Prelapse
-pneic Pertaining to breathing
-pnea Breathing
-plegic Pertaining to paralysis
-plegia Paralysis
-plastic Pertaining to formation or growth
-plasia/-plasm Formation, Growth
-phonia Voice
-pepsia Digestion
-penia Deficiency
-pathy Disease
-partum/-tocia Childbirth, Labor
-paresis Slight or partial paralysis
-oxia Oxygen
-osis Abnormal Condition
-oma Tumor
-oid Resembling
-necrosis Tissue death
-megaly Enlargement
-malacia Softening
-lith Stone
-lepy/-leptic Seizure
-itis Inflammation
-iasis Pathological condition/state
-ia/-ism Condition
-iatrics/-iatry Specialist
-logist/-ologist Specialist in the study of
-cidial/-cide Destroying/Killing
-desis Surgical fixation of a bone or joint, binding tying together
-dilation Widening, Stretching, or Expanding
-ectomy Excision, surgical removal
-graphy Process of recording
-metry Measurement
-pexy Surgical fixation
-plasty Surgical Repair
-rrhaphy Suture, Suturing
-scopy Visual examination
-therapy treatment
-tomy Cutting into, incision
-tripsy Crushing
-acusia/-acusis/-cusis Hearing
-algesia/-algesic/-algia/-dynia Pain
-dipsia Thrist
-esthesia Sensation
-opia/-opsia/-opsis/-opsy Vision, View of
-osmia Smell, Odor
-phobia Fear
-phoria Feeling
-clasis/-clast To break
-ectasis Dialation, Expansion
-emesis Vomiting
-gen/-genesis/-genis/-genous Creating, Producing
-kinesia/-kinesis Movement
-lysis Destruction
-pause/-stasis Cessation, Stopping
-phage/-phagia Eating, Swallowing
-phasia Speech
-rrhage/-rrhagia Bursting forth
-rrhea Flow, Dishcharge
-rrhexis Rupture
-spasm Sudden involuntary contraction
-uresis Urination
-cele Hernia
-constriction Narrowing
-cytosis A condition of cells
-derma Skin
-edema Swelling
-emia A condition of the blood
-cyte/-cytic Cell
-gram Record
-ole/-ule Small
-prandial Meal
-stomy Mouth like opening
-scope Viewing instrument
-meter Measuring instrument
-centesis Surgical puncture
-tome Cutting instrument
-ac/-al/-ar/-ary/-eal/-ial/-ic/-ical/-ory/-ous/-tic/-tous -Pertaining to
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