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Med Suffix I-O

Medical Terminology

-ia and -iasis mean condition. For example, _____ is a condition in which the heart beats slowly, and _____ is a skin condition.
-iatry means a field in medicine. For example, _____ refers to a medical field that deals with psychological disorders
-ic means pertaining to or characterized by. For example, a _____ is a class of drugs characterized by its ability to relieve pain and produce stupor, or unconsciousness
-ism means condition or process. For example, an _____ is a condition in which a mass, called an _____, is blocking a blood vessel
-itis means inflammation or infection. For example, _____ is an inflammation of the tonsils
-lepsis/-lepsy mean an attack or seizure. For example, _____ is a condition characterized by seizures.
-logist means specialist in the field. For example, an _____ is a physician who specializes in studying cancer.
-logy means study or practice of a certain field. For example, _____ is the study of cancer.
-lysis means destruction or separation. For example, _____ refers to the inability to move or control certain body parts
-meter means an instrument used to measure. For example, a _____ measures temperature
-oma means tumor, collection, or mass. For example, a _____ is a collection of blood outside the blood vessels.
-opsy means to view. For example, a _____ is a view of cells extracted from a person
-osis means condition or disease. For example, _____ refers to a mental disorder
Created by: rleroux