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Medical Term 1

suffixes

TermDefinition
ac- -al -ar -ry -eal -ic -ose -ous -tic pertaining too
-blast immature
-cyte cell
-e noun marker
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process of measuring
-iatric treatment
-iatry study of
-logy urology- study of
-logist one who specializes in the treatment or study of small
-icle -ole -ula small
-ium/-eum tissue or structure
-ize -ate make-use,subject to
-or one who
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy examination
-stasis stop or stand
-algia -dymia pain
-cele pouch,sac,or hernia
-emesis vomit
-emia condition of blood
-form -oid like or assembling
-genic -genesis begging,origin, or production
-ia -ism condition of
-iasis formation of, presence of
-itis immflamation
-lysis breaking down
-malacia softning
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis condition
-penia abnormal reduction, lack of
-phage eat, evour
-phagia eating dirt
-phagy swallowing air
-phile -philia attraction for- love for hemophilia-attraction for blood
-phobia fear of
-phasia formation
-pnea breathing
-ptosis drooping;falling or downward displacement
-rrhage to burst forth
-rrhagia condition of bleeding
-rrhagic relating to condition of bleeding
-rrhea discharge or flow
-rrhexis rupture or breaking
-spasm involuntary contaction
-trophy development
-y condition of 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 an artificial opening
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
Created by: karenZ