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medical terminology suffixes

algia pain, suffering
centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
dynia pain
ectasis stretching out; dilation; expansion
ectomy excision or surgical removal
emesis vomiting
emia blood; blood condition
genic producing; forming
gram record; X-ray
ism state of
itis inflammation
lepsy seizure
logist specialist
logy study of
lysis destruction; reduce; separation
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
metry measurement
oma tumor; mass
pathy disease
penia abnormal reduction in number; lack of
phagia eating; swallowing
phobia abnormal fear of or aversion to specific objects or things
plasm growth; formation; substance
plasty plastic or surgical repair
plegia paralysis; stroke
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis hardening
scope instrument used for visual exam
scopy visual exam with an instrument
sepsis infection
sis state of
stasis control; stop; standing still
stenosis narrowing; constriction
tomy cutting into; surgical incision
tripsy crushing
Created by: amberdailey