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MT SUFFIXES for TS

Med Term for TS - SUFFIXES Body Organization & Systems

QuestionAnswer
-able capable of, able to
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-an pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ase enzyme
-asthenia weakness
-ation action or process
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-crine secrete
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectasia dilation, stretching
-ectasis dilation, stretching
-ectomy excision (surgical removal, cutting out)
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia condition of blood
-er one who
-eum membrane
-genesis producing, forming
-genic produced by or in
-gram a record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition, theory
-iac one who suffers
-iasis condition
-iatrician practitioner
-ible capable of, able to
-ic pertaining to
-ism condition, theory
-ist one who
-itis inflammation
-ium membrane
-ive pertaining to
-kinesia movement, motion
-kinesis movement, motion
-lepsy seizure
-lith stone
-logic pertaining to
-logical pertaining to
-logist one who studies, specialist
-logy study of, science of
-lysin that which destroys
-lysis process of loosening, freeing, destroying
-lytic capable of producing and destroying
-malacia soft, softening
-mania excessive preoccupation
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument used to measure
-metry process of measuring
-oid resembling
-ole little
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-orexia appetite
-ose sugar
-osis condition, abnormal
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-pepsia digestion
-pexy surgical fixation
-phagia eating, swallowing, ingesting
-phagic eating, swallowing, ingesting
-phagy eating, swallowing, ingesting
-phasia speech
-phobia abnormal fear (sensitivity)
-plasia formation
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-poiesis production
-poietin substance that causes production
-ptosis prolapse, sagging
-rrhage excessive bleeding
-rrhagia excessive bleeding
-rrhaphy suture (stitches)
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhea flow or discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-schisis split cleft
-sclerosis hard, hardening
-scope instrument for viewing
-scopy visual exam with a lighted instrument
-spasm twitching, cramp
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stomy formation of an opening
-therapy treatment
-tic pertaining to
-tome an instrument used for cutting
-tomy incision (cutting into)
-tripsy surgical crushing
-trophic, -trophy nutrition
-y state or condition
-esis action, process, or result of
-uria urine or urination
-cidal killing
-para a woman who has given birth
-static keeping stationary
-lexia words, phrases
Created by: therapyservices
 

 



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