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Med. Term. Ch 3

Suffixes

QuestionAnswer
Abdomin/o Abdomen
Acr/o Extremities, top
Acu/o Sharp, Severe
Aden/o Gland
Agor/a Fat
Amni/o Amnion
Angi/o Vessel
Arteri/o Artery
Arthr/o Joint
Axill/o Amrpit
Blephar/o Eyelid
Bronch/o Bronchial Tubes
Carcin/o Cancerous
Chem/o Drug, chemical
Chondr/o Cartilage
Chron/o Time
Col/o Colon
Cyst/o Cyst, Urinary Bladder
Encephal/o Brain
Hydr/o Water, Fluid
Inguin/o Groin
Isch/o To hold back
Lapar/o Andomen
Laryng/o Larynx
Lymph/o Lymph
Mamm/o Breast
Mast/o Breast
Morph/o Shape, form
Muc/o Mucus
My/o Muscle
Myel/o Spinal cord, bone marrow
Necr/o Death
Nephr/o Kidney
Neur/o Nerve
Neutr/o Neutrophil
Ophthalm/o Eye
Oste/o Bone
Ot/o Ear
Path/o Disease
Peritone/o Peritoneum
Phag/o Eat, swallow
Phleb/o Vein
Plas/o Development, Formation
Pleur/o Pleura
Pneumon/o Lung, air
Pulmon/o Lung
Rect/o Rectum
Ren/o Kidney
Sarc/o Flesh
Splen/o Spleen
Staphyl/o Clusters, uvula
Strept/o Twisted Chains
Thorac/o Chest
Thromb/o Clut
Tonsil/o Tonsils
Trache/o Trachea (windpipe)
Ven/o Vein
-algia Pain
-cele Hernia
-centesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus Berry shaped
-cyte Cell
-dynia Pain
-ectomy Surgical removal
-emia Blood condition
-genesis Formation
-genic Pertaining to caused by genes
-gram Record
-graph Instrument for recording
-graphy Process of recording
-itis Inflammation
-logy Study of
-lysis Breakdown, destruction
-malacia Softening
-megaly Enlargement
-oma Tumor, Mass
-opsy To view
-osis Abnormal Condition
-pathy Disease condition
-penia Deficiency
-phobia Fear
-plasia Development
-plasty Surgical repair
-ptosis Drooping, Falling
-sclerosis Hardening
-scope Instrument to view
-scopy Process if visually examining
-stasis Controlling, Stopping
-stomy Opening to form a mouth
-therapy Treatment
-tomy Cutting into
-trophy Development
-er One who
-ia Condition
-ist Specialist
-ole Little, small
-ule Little, small
-um, -ium Structure, tissue
-y Condition
-ac, -iac Pertaining to
-al Pertaining to
-ar Pertaining to
-ary Pertainint to
-eal Pertaining to
-ic, -ical Pertaining to
-oid Resembling, derived from
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