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medical term


ac- al- ar- ry- eal- ic- ose- ous- tic- pertaining to
-blast immature
-cyte cell
-e noun marker- (indicates this form of the word is a noun.)
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-meter instrument measuring
-metry process of measuring
-iatric treatment
-iatry -logy study of
-icle -ole -ula -ule small
-ium/eum tissue or structure
-ize -ate make; use; subject to
-or one who
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument fo examining
-scopy examination
-stasis stop or stand
-algia -dynia pain
cele pouch, sac, or hernia
-emesis vomit
-emia condition of the blood
-form -oid like or resembling
-genic -genesis begining, orgin or production
-ia -ism condition of
-iasis formation of; presence of
-itis inflammation of
-lysis breaking down
-malecia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis condition
-penia abnormal reduction; lack of
-phage -phagia- -phagy eat; devour
-phile -philia attraction for; love for
-phobia fear of
-plasia foramtion of
-pnea breathing
-ptosis drooping; falling or downward displacement
-rrhage -rrhagia -rrhagic to burst forth
-rrhea discharge or flow
-rrhexis rupture of breaking
-spasm involuntary contractions
-trophy development
-y condition or process of
-centesis puncture to remove fluid
-desis binding
-ectomy excision; surgical removal
-pexy surgical suspension or fixation
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-rrhaphy suture
-stomy surgical creation of artificial opening
-tomy incision
Suffix is added to a word root. Provides an ending; gives specific meaning to the root word. Placed after the last root word.
Created by: sin_760