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Intro to Suffixes

Intro to Health Med Term Unit- Common Suffixes

ac, ar Pertaining to
algia, dynia Pain
ectomy Removal of
emia Blood
gram Instrument used to record
graphy Process of recording
ia, ism Condition
itis Inflammation
logy Study of
oma Tumor
tomy Surgical incision
pathy Disease
plasty Surgical repair
plegia Paralysis
pnea Breathing
rrhea Drainage
scope Instrument to examine
scopy Examination using the scope
lysis Separation, destruction
edema Swelling
emesis Vomiting
gen, genesis Forming, producing, origin
osis Abnormal condition
phagia Eating, swallowing
ist, ician Specialist
Created by: meg816