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Medical Terminology

Suffix - Unit 1- Table 6

QuestionAnswer
ac, al, ar, ary, eal, ial, ic, ous pertain to
algia pain
apheresis removal
ase enzyme
asthenia weakness
atresia absence of a normal body opening; occlusion; closure
capina carbon dioxide
cele hernia; protrusion
centesis surgical puncture to aspirate fluid
cidal killing
clasia break
clasis break
clast break
clysis irrigation; washing
coccus ( pl. cocci) berry shaped ( a form of bacterium)
crine seperate; secrete
crit to seperate
cyte cell
desis surgical fixation; fusion
drome run; running
ectasis stretching out; dilatation, expansion
ectomey excision or surgical removal
ectopia displacement
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
er one who
esis, iasis condition
gen substance or agent that produces or causes
geneisis origin; cause
genic producing; originating; causing
gram record; x-ray film
graph instrument used to record
graphy process of recording; x-ray filming
ia condition of diseased or abnormal state
iatry physician; treatment
ician one who
ictal seizure; attack
ism state of
itis inflammation
lepsy siezure
lysis loosening; dissolution; separating
lytic destroy; reduce
malacia softening
mania madness; insane desire
megaly enlargement
meter instrument used to measure
metry measurement
morph form; shape
odia smell
odynia pain
oid resembling
ologist one who studies and practices (specialist)
ology study of
oma tumor; swelling
opia vision (condition)
opsy view
oohagia rapid flow of blood
orrhaphy suturing; repairing
orrhea flow; excessive discharge
orrhexis rupture
osis abnormal condition ( means increased when used with blood cell word roots)
ostomy creation of an artificial opening
otomy cut into or incision
oxia oxygen
paresis slight paralysis
pathy disease
penia abnormal reduction in number
pepsia eating; swallowing
philia love
phily love
phobia abnormal fear of aversion to specific object or things
phonia sound or voice
phoria feeling
physis growth
plasia formation; development; a growth
plasm growth; substance;; formation
plasty plastic or surgical repair
plegia paralysis
pnea breathing
poiesis formation
porosis passage
prandial meal
praxia in front of; before
ptosis dropping; sagging; prolapse
salpinx fallopian tube
sarcoma malignant tumor
schisis split; fissure
sclerosis hardening
scope instrument used for visual examination
scopy; scopic visual examination
sepsis infection
sis state of
spasm sudden involuntary muscle contraction
stasis control; stop
stalsis contraction
stenosis constriction; narrowing
throax chest
tome instrument used to cut
tripsy surgical crushing
uria urine; urination
Created by: jaicasha