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Terminology (suffix)

Penn Foster: Intro to Vet Tech: Medical Terminology

-an, -ian, -en belonging to;relating to
-algia pain
-ase relating to
-ate having the property of
-cide killing
-cle small
-clysis washing;irrigation
-ectasia stratching
-ectomy removal by cutting
-ella small
-emia blood condition
-ia pathological condition
-iform shape;form
-ine relating to
-itis inflammation
-lepsy seizure;attack
-lysis destruction;breakdown
-oid resembling
-ole small
-ology study of
-oma tumor
-orrhagia hemorrhage
-orrhaphy suture
-orrhexis break open
-orrhea flow;discharge
-osis condition of
-ous characteristic of
-pathy disease
-plegic paralysis
-pnea breathing
-stasis stop;control
-tome cutting
-ular relating to
-vorous eating
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