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CMT Chapter 3

COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY FIFTH EDITION - SUFFIXES

TERMMEANING
CEPHAL HEAD
-DYNIA PAIN
-ALGIA PAIN
-A NOUN
-ATE SOMETHING THAT
-E NOUN
-EMIA BLOOD CONDITION
-ER ONE WHO
-ESIS CONDITION OF
-IA NOUN ENDING; CONDITION
-IATRY MEDICAL TREATMENT, MEDICAL PROFESSION
-ION ACTION, PROCESS
-ISM CONDITION
-IST PRACTITIONER
-OLE SMALL OR LITTLE
-OSIS CONDITION
-TION PROCESS OF
-ULA SMALL, LITTLE
-ULE "SMALL ONE"
-UM IDENTIFIES SINGULAR NOUN
-US IDENTIFIES SINGULAR NOUN
-Y CONDITION; PROCESS
AC PERTAINING TO
-AL PERTAINING TO
-AR PERTAINING TO
-ARY PERTAINING TO
-EAL PERTAINING TO
-IC PERTAINING TO
-ICAL COMBO OF -IC AND -AL
-ILE PERTAINING TO; CAPABLE
-OID RESEMBLING
-ORY PERTAINING TO; CHARACTERIZED
-OUS PERTAINING TO
-TIC PERTAINING TO
-ICIAN SPECIALIST IN A FIELD OF STUDY
-IATRICS RELATING TO MEDICINE; PHYSICIANS, OR MEDICAL TREATMENT
-IATRY MEDICAL TREATMENT, MEDICAL PROFESSION
-IATRIST ONE WHO TREATS; A PHYSICIAN
-IAN SPECIALIST IN A FIELD OF STUDY
-IST PRACTITIONER
-LOGIST SPECIALIZES IN THE STUDY OF
-LOGY THE STUDY OF
-CENTESIS SURGICAL PUNCTURE
-CLASIS CRUSHING OR BREAKING UP
-DESIS BINDING OR SURGICAL FUSION
-ECTOMY SURGICAL REMOVAL
-GRAM RECORD OR PICTURE
-GRAPH INSTRUMENT USED TO RECORD
-GRAPHY PROCESS OF RECORDING
-IZE TO MAKE; TO TREAT OR COMBINE WITH
-LYSIS DESTRUCTION OR DETACHMENT
-METER AN INSTRUMENT USED TO MEASURE
-METRY THE PROCESS OF MEASURING
-OPSY PROCESS OF VIEWING
-PEXY SURGICAL FIXATION
-PLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR
-RRHAPHY SUTURING
-SCOPE INSTRUMENT USED TO VIEW
-SCOPY PROCESS OF VIEWING WITH A SCOPE
-STOMY SURGICAL CREATION OF A NEW OPENING
-TOMY INCISION INTO
-TRIPSY INTENTIONAL CRUSHING
Created by: Ameliasaur