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Chapter 2: Suffixes

ad toward
algia pain
asthenia weakness
blast immature forming
cele hernia
cidal destroy killing
cide destroy kill
clasis breaking
clast breaking instrument
crine secreting
crit separate
cyte cell
cytosis condition of cells
derma skin
desis binding
dynia pain
ectasia expansion dilation
ectasis expanding dilating
ectomy removal of
edema swelling
ema condition
emesis comiting
emia blood
emic relating to blood
esthesia sensation
form in shape of
gen produce come to be
genesis production of
genic producing
globin protein
globulin protein
gram recording
graph recording instrument
graphy process of recording
iasis pathological condition or state
ic pertaining to
ics treatment practice body of knowledged
ism condition disease doctrine
itis itides inflammation
kinesia movement
kinesis movement
lepsy condition of
leptic having seizures
logist one who practices
logy study practice
lysis destruction of
llytic destroying
malacia softening
mania obsession
megaly enlargement
meter measuring device
metry measurement
oid like resembling
oma omata tumor neoplasm
opia vision
opsia vision
opsy view of
osis oses condition state process
ostomy opening
oxia oxygen
para bearing
paresis slight paralysis
parous producing bearing
pathy disease
penia deficiency
pepsia digestion
pexy fixation usually done surgically
phage phagia phagy eating devour
phasia speaking
pheresis removal
phil attraction affinity for
philia attraction affinity for
phobia fear
phonia sound
phoresis carrying
phoria feeling carrying
phrenia of mind
phthisis wasting away
phylaxis protection
physis growing
plakia plaque
plasia formation
plasm formation
plastic forming
plasty surgical repar
plegia paralysis
plegic one paralyzed
pnea breath
poiesis formation
poietic forming
poietin one that forms
porosis lessening in density
ptosis falling down drooping
rrhage discharging heavily
rrhagia heavy discharge
rrhaphy surgical suturing
rrhea flowing flux
rrhexis rupture
schisis splitting
scope instrument to observe or measure
scopy use of instrument for observing
somnia sleep
spasm contraction
stalsis contraction
stasis stopping constant
stat agent to maintain state
static maintaining state
stenosis narrowing
stomy opening
tome cutting instrument segment
tomy cutting operation
trophic nutritional
trophy nutrition
tropia turning
tropic turning toward
uria urine
version turning
Created by: cs3516