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Suffixes Med Term

Suffixes Medical Terminology

-algia pertains to pain
-asthenia weakness
-blast germ of immature cell
-cele tumor, hernia
-centesis puncturing
-cyte cell
-ectomy a cutting out
-emia blood
-esthesia sensation
-genic causing
-gram; -graph record
-itis inflammation
-lysis gradual decline; weakening
-megaly enlargement of
-ology science of
-ostomy creation of an opening
-oma tumor, swelling
-osis condition of
-paresis weakness
-phagia eating
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-pathy disease
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plasty repair of; tying of
-ptosis falling
-rhythmia rhythm
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture of; repair of
-rrhea flowing
-scope instrument for examination
-scopy esam by inspection
-taxia order, arrangement of
-trophia nourishment
-uria to do with urine
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