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Anatomy Session 1

Common Suffixes

algia, dynia Pain
al, ar, ary,ous Pertaining to
ase Enzyme
blast Embryonic cell
cele Hernia, Swelling
centesis Puncture
cephal Pertaining to the head
chezia Defecation
clasis Break, Fracture, re-fracture
cyte Pertaining to cells
desis Binding or fusion
ectasia,ectasis Dilation, expansion
ectomy Excision, removal
emesis Vomiting
emia Blood condition
genic, gen, genesis Forming, producing, origin
gram A record of data
graph Instrument for recording data
graphy Act of recording data
ia, ism, y Condition
itis Inflammation
lith Stone, calculus
logy Study of
lysis Destruction, separation
malacia Softening
megaly Enlargement
metry Act of measuring
oid Resembling
oma Tumor
osis, iasis, Abnormal condition
pathy Disease
penia Deficiency
pepsia Digestion
pexy Fixation (of an organ)
phagia Eating, Swallowing
phasia Speech
plasty Surgical Repair
plegia Paralysis
poiesis Formation, production
rrhaphy Suture
rrhage, rrhagia Bursting Forth
rrhea Flowing
rrhexis Rupture
scope Instrument to view or examine
scopy Visual Examination
somnia Sleep
spasm Involuntary Contraction, twitching
stasis Standing Still
stenosis Narrowing, stricture
stomy Surgical creation of an opening
tomy Incision, cutting
tripsy Crushing
trophy Development, nourishment
Created by: BBracha