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SUFFIX

TermDefinition
a noun ending
ac pertaining to
ad toward
ab away from
al pertaining to
algesia sensitivity to pain
algia pain;suffering
an characteristic of
ar pertaining to
arche beginning
ary pertaining to
ase enzyme
assay to evalute
asthenia loss of strength
ate something that
blast embryonic stage of delvelopment
capnia condition of carbon dioxide content in the blood
cele swelling; hernitation
centesis surgical procedure
cide to kill; to destroy
clasis crushing; breaking up
clast, clastic to break
crine secrete
cyesis pregnancy
cyte cell
cythemia condition involving cells of the blood
desis binding or surgical fusion
dipsia thirst
drome that which runs together
dynia pain
e noun ending
eal pertaining to
ectasia stretching or dialation
ectic pertaining to
ectomy surgical removal
emesis to vomit
emia blood
er one who
es noun ending
esis condition of
esthesia sensation or feeling
gen producing; forming
gene producing; forming
genesis producing; forming
genic producing; forming
globin containing protein
gram record; picture
graph an instrument used to record
graphy writing; record
gravida preganacy
i plural ending
ia condition; noun ending
iac pertaining to
ian specialist in the field of study
iasis presence of abnormal condition
iatic pertaining to condition
iatric(s) relating to medicine, physcians, or medical treatment
iatrician one who treats; a physician
iatrist one who treats; a physician
iatry medical treatment; medical profession
ic pertaining to
ical pertaining to
ician specialist in a field of study
ile pertaining to; capable
ion action; across
is noun ending
ism condition; theory
ist practitioner
itis inflammation of
ize to make; to treat or combine with
kinesis movement
lepsy seizure; attack
lexia reading
lith stone;calculus
lithiasis presence of formation of stones
logist one who specializes
logy the study of
lysis destruction; detatchment
lytic destruction
malacia softening
mania a mental disorder; mania
megaly enlargement
meter an instrument used to measure
metry the process of measuring
natal pertaining to birth
oid resembling
ole/ule small or little
oma tumor
opsia vision
optpsis drooping or prolapse
ory pertaining to; characterized by
os suffix indicating a singular noun
ose carbohydrate
osis condition
otomy incision into
ous pertaining to
para bearing offspring
paresis partial paralysis
pathy disease
penia decrease in; deficiency
pepsia state of digestion
pexy surgical fixation
phage to eat
phagia to eat
phasia speech
philia attracted to; tendency toward
phobia abnormal fear
phoresis transmission
phoria emotional state
physis growth; growing
plakia plate; flat plane
plasia formation; development
plasm to mold
plasty surgical repair
plegia paralysis; stroke
pnea breathing
poiesis formation; production
porosis passage; pore
praxia activity
ptosis drooping or prolapse
ptysis spitting
rrhage excessive flow or discharge
rrhagia excessive flow or discharge
rrhaphy suturing
rrhea drainage
rrhea discharge; flow
rrhexis rupture
scope an instrument used to view
scopy process of viewing
sis condition
some a "body" of a specified sort
spasm twitching; involuntary contraction
stasis stopping or controlling
sthenia strength
stomy the surgical creation of a new opening
therapy treatment
thorax chest
thymia condition of the mind or will
tic pertaining to
tion process of
tocia labor
tomy incision into
tresia perforation
tripsy intentional crushing trophy
trophy nourishment; development
tropia to turn
tropin stimulating effect of a hormone
ula small; little
ule small one
um a suffix that identifies singular nouns
uria urine
us a suffix that identifies singular nouns
y noun ending
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