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Medical Terminology

Medical Word Parts (Suffixes) Part 2

TermDefinition
cele hernia
constriction narrowing
cytosis a condition of cells
derma skin
edema swelling
emia a condition of the blood
gravida pregnant woman
ia, ism condition
iasis pathological condition or state
itis inflammation
lepsy, leptic seizure
lith stone
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
necrosis tissue death
oid resembling
oma tumor
osis abnormal condition
oxia oxygen
paresis slight or partial paralysis
partum, tocia childbirth, labor
pathy disease
penia deficiency
pepsia digestion
phonia voice
plasia, plasm formation, growth
plastic pertaining to formation or growth
plegia paralysis
plegic pertaining to paralysis
pnea breathing
pneic pertaining to breathing
ptosis drooping, prolapse
salpinx uterine (fallopian) tube
sclerosis hardening
static not in motion, at rest
stenosis narrowing, stricture
thorax chest
trophy nourishment, growth
uria urine
Created by: deemorrow