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Suffixes

Medical Terminology Suffixes Chapter 2

TermDefinition
gen formation, producing, origin
genesis formation, producing, origin
iasis abnormal condition
itis inflammation
lith stone
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
oma tumor
osis abnormal condition; increase (blood cells)
pathy disease
penia decrease, deficiency
phagia eating; swallowing
phasia speech
phobia fear
plasia formation; growth
plasm formation; growth
plegia paralysis
ptosis prolapse; downward displacement
rrhage bursting forth
rrhagia bursting forth
rrhea discharge; flow
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis hardening
spasm involuntary contraction; twitching
stenosis narrowing
toxic poison
trophy nourishment; development
esis condition; noun
ia condition; noun
ism condition; noun
y condition; noun
icle small
ole small
ule small
iatry medicine; treatment
centesis surgical puncture
clasis surgical fracture
desis fixation of bone or joint
ectomy removal
lysis separation
pexy fixation of organ
plasty surgical repair
rrhaphy suture
stomy opening
tome instrument to cut
tomy incision
tripsy crushing
gram record
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
meter instrument for measuring
metry act of measuring
scope instrument for examining
scopy visual examination
algia pain
dynia pain
cele swelling; hernia
ectasis dilation; expansion
edema swelling
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
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