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Surgical Suffixed

Medical Terminology

centesis puncture
ectomy excision,removal
stomy forming an opening
tome instrument to cut
tomy incisions, cut into
desis binding or fixation of a bone or joint
pexy binding or fixation of an organ
rrhaphy suture
plasty surgical repair
clasis break, fracture
lysis separation, destruction, loosening
tripsy crushing
algia pain
dynia pain
cele hernia or swelling
ectasis dilation, expansion
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
gen producing, forming, orgin
genesis forming,producing, orgin
gram record
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
iasis abnormal condition produced by something specific
itis inflammation
lith calculus, stone
logist specialist in the study of
logy study of
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
meter instrument for measuring
metry act of measuring
oid resembling
oma tumor
osis abnormal condition with blood cells
para offspring, to bear
paresis partial paralysis
penia decrease, deficiency
phagia eating,swallowing
phasia speech
philia attraction to
phobia fear
plasia formation, growth
plegia paralysis, stroke
poiesis formation, production
ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
rrhage burst forth
rrhagia burst forth
rrhea discharge, flow
rrhexis rupture
scope instrument to view or examine
scopy visual examination
spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
stasis standing still
stenosis narrowing, stricture
toxic poison
trophy development, nourishment
Created by: jmaresh_hodge