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Medical Terminology

Ch. 1 & 2 - Suffix (final)

TermDefinition
suffix to describe condition (C) or procedures (P) or an adjective (adj)
itis (C) inflammation
oma (C) tumor
osis (C) abnormal condition
iasis (C) abnormal condition
ism (C) abnormal condition
ia (C) abnormal condition
esthesia (C) sensation, feeling
plegia (C) paralysis
plasia (C) growth, development
trophy (C) growth, nutrition
rrhea (C) discharge
rrhage (C) abnormal discharge
stasis (C) stand still, stopping
lysis (C) breaking down, destruction, seperation
malacia (C) softening
ptosis (C) falling, drooping
phobia (C) abnormal fear
cele (C) hernia (protrusion)
algia (C) pain
agra (C) severe pain
ectasis (C) expansion, dialation
rrhexis (C) rupture
emesis (C) vomitting
penia (C) decrease, deficiency
pathy (C) disease
spasm (C) involuntary contraction
phagia (C) eating, swallowing
pepsia (C) digestion
ologist (C) specialist
ician (C) specialist
toxic (C) poison
megaly (C) enlargement
crine (C) secrete, secretting
icle (C) small
ole (C) small
ule (C) small
genesis (C) forming, producing
emia (C) blood condition
ectomy (P) surgical removal
stomy (P) creating an opening
tomy (P) cutting, incision
tome (P) instrument for cutting bones
plasty (P) surgical repair
pexy (P) fixation (in place)
tripsy (P) crushing
rrhaphy (P) surgical suture
centesis (P) surgical puncture
clasis (P) surgical fracture
desis (P) surgical fixation (binding)
graphy (P) process of recording or imaging
graph (P) recording instrument
gram (P) record
scopy (P) process of viewing
scope (P) instrument for viewing
metry (P) process of measuring
meter (P) instrument for measuring
ac (adj) pertaining to
al (adj) pertaining to
ar (adj) pertaining to
ary (adj) pertaining to
eal (adj) pertaining to
ic (adj) pertaining to
ical (adj) pertaining to
ior (adj) pertaining to
ous (adj) pertaining to
tic (adj) pertaining to
gnosis knowing
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