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Terminology- Suffixes and Prefixes

-al pertaining to
-orexia appetite
-algia pain
-pathy disease
-cele hernia, swelling
-pepsia digestion
-ectomy excision, removal
-phagia swallowing, eating
-emesis vomiting
-plakia plaque
-iasis abnormal condition
-plasty surgical repair
-ist specialist
-prandial meal
-itis inflammation
-rrhaphy suture
-listhesis slipping
-rrhea discharge, flow
-lith stone, calculus
-scope instrument for examining
-logist specialist in the study of
-scopy visual examination
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-megally enlargement
-stomy forming an opening
-ole small, minute
-tomy incision
a- without, not
an- without, not
orth- straight
dia- through, across
peri- around
dys- bad, painful, difficult
post- after, behind
hyper- excessive
sub- under, below
Created by: spencertasha