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medical suffixes

terminology

TermDefinition
ac pertaining to
al pertaining to
algia pain
ar pertaining to
ary pertaining to
asthenia without strength
cele pouching or hernia
cyesis pregnancy
cynia pain
eal pertaining to
ectasis expansion or dilation
ectomy removal
edema swelling
ema condition
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
esthenia lack of sensation
genic origin or production
gram record
graph recording instrument
graphy redording process
ia condition of
iasis condition, formation of
iatry treatment
ic pertaining to
icle small
ism condition of
itis inflammation
ium tissue or structure
lepsy seizure
lith stone, calculus
logy study of
lysis breaking down or dissolution
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
meter measuring instrument
metry measuring processing
mycosis fungal infection
oid resembling
ole small
ology study of
oma tumor
opia vision
opsia vision
osis abnormal condition, increase
osmia smell
ous pertaining to
paresis partial paralysis
pathy disease
penia decrease
pepsia digestion
phagia swallowing
phasia speech
philia attraction for
phobia fear
plasia formation, development
plasty surgical repair
plegia paralysis, stroke
pnea breathing
rrhage to burst forth
rrhea discharge
sclerosis hardness
scope examination instrument
scopy examination
stasis stop or stand
tic pertaining to
tocia childbirth, labor
tomy incision
toxic poison
tropea to turn
tropic stimulate
trophy nutrition, growth
ula small
ule small
y condition, process of
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