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PT205 Suffixes

TermDefinition
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ary pertaining to
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy excision, surgical removal
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-genic producing, forming
-gram record, picture
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iasis pathological condition
-iatry treatment
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-lepsy seizure
-logist specialist
-logy study of
-oid resembling, like
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-osis condition, abnormal condition
-partum birth, labor
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency, decreased number
-pepsia digestion
-pexy surgical fixation
-philia attraction to
-phobia fear
-phonia sound, voice
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging
-rrhage excessive flow or discharge
-rrhea flow, discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument to view
-scopy process of viewing
-stasis control, stopping, stop
-stenosis narrowing
-stomy creation of an artificial opening
-lysis destruction, breaking down
-lytic reduce, destroy
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement, enlarged
-meter instrument to measure
-metry process of measuring
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing, rubbing
-trophy nourishment, development
-tropia turning
-uria urine, urination
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