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Medical terms

Chapter 1-5 Davi-Ellen Chabner suffixes

TermDefinition
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-centesis surgical procedure to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy excision (resection, removal); process of cutting out
-emia abnormal blood condition
-globin protein
-gram record
-graphy process of recording, to record
-ia condition
-ic pertaining to
-ism condition, process
-itis inflammation
-logist one who specializes in the study of
-logy process of study, study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction, separation
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy process of viewing
-osis abnormal condition
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease condition
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhage excess flow of blood
-rrhagia excess flow of blood
-rrhea discharge, flow
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument to view or visually examine
-scopy process of visual examination
-sis condition
-stomy opening
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision, process of cutting into
-uria urine condition
-ation process, condition
-cision process of cutting
-crine secretion
-dipsia thirst
-gen production, formation
-ine pertaining to
-lapse slide
-meter measure
-mission to send
-mortem death
-ous pertaining to
-partum birth
-phagia eating
-phasia speech
-plasm formation
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-section to cut
-stasis to stand, place, stop, control
-tension pressure
-thesis to put, place (state of putting or placing)
-tic pertaining to
-um structure
-y process, condition
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