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common suffixes

ac al ar ary ic pertaining too
ad toward
agon assemble, gather together
algesia excessive sensitivity to pain
algia dynia pain
an characteristic of
ar relating to
arche belonging to
ase enzyme
assthenia lack of strength
ation process
artesia abnormal closure
blast immature cell
capnia carbon dioxide
cele swelling
centesis surgucal puncture
cidal pertaining to death
cide kill
clast break
coccus spherical
crine secrete
cyte cell
cytosis abnormal condition of cells
desis binding, stabilizing, fusion
dipsia thrist
ectasia ectasis distention, expansion
ectomy surgical removal
emesis vomit
emia pertaining to blood
esthesis nervous sensation
form structure
gen producing
genesis origin of
globin, globulin protein
gram written record
graph an instrument for making records
graphy method of recording
gravida pregnancy
ia condition
iasis diseased condition
ile having qualities of
ion process
ism condition of
ist specialist
itis inflammation
kinesia movement
lepsy seizure
lith stone
logist one who studies
logy study of
lysis rrhexis rupture
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
meter instrument to measure
metry measurement
ness state of , quality
oid like, similar to
ole small, little
oma tumor
opia eye, vision
ory pertaining to
ose sugar, having qualities of
osis iasis abnormal conditio
ostomy surgical opening
otomy cut into, incision into
ous pertaining to
oxia oxygen level
paresis weakness
pathy disease
penia lack of, deficiency
pepsia digestion
pexy fixation
phagia eating, swallowing
philia increase in numbers
phobia fear
phonia voice
phylaxis protection
physis growth
plasis growth
plegia paralysis
pnea breathing
poiesis production
prandial meal
ptosis drooping
ptysis spitting
rrhage bursting forth
rrhea discharge
scope instrument for viewing
scopy visual examination
sis condition of
spasm stalsis involuntary contraction
stasis controlling,to be still, stop
sthenia strength
stenosis narrowing, tightening
stomy new opening
taxia muscle coordination
tension pressure
therapy treatment
tomy incision
tony tension
tripsy crushing
trophy development
tropic turning toward
ula ule small, little
uria pertaining to urine
y condition, process
Created by: kimmykoolbeans



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