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Terminology - suffix

-ac Pertaining to
-al Pertaining to
-Algia Pain
-cyte Cell
-ectomy Excision or removal
-emia Blood condition
-genic Pertaining to producing Produced by Produced in
-globin Protein
-gram Record
-ic - ical Pertaining to
-ion Process
-ist Specialist
-ology Process of study
-oma Tumour, mass, swelling
-Opsy Process of viewing
-osis Condition, usually abnormal
-pathy Disease condition
-scope Instrument to visually examine
-scopy Process of visually examining
-sis State of, condition
-tomy Process of cutting, incision
-y Process, condition
Cele Hernia
Centesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid
Coccus Berry shaped bacterium
Dynia Pain
Genesis Condition of producing, forming
Graph Instrument for recording
Graphy Process of recording
Itis Inflammation
Lysis Breakdown, destruction, separation
Malacia Softening
Megaly Enlargement
Penia Deficiency
Phobia Fear of
Plasia Development, formation, growth
Plasty Surgical repair
Ptosis Drooping, falling, prolapse
Rrhea Flow, discharge
Sclerosis Hardening
Statis Controlling, stopping
Stomy Opening to form a mouth
Therapy Treatment
Tomy Incision, cutting into
Trophy Development, nourishment
Er One, who
Ia Condition
Ole Little, small
Ule Little, small
Um, ium Structure, tissue
Us Structure, substance
Ar, ary, eal, ous, tic Pertaining to
Oid Resembling, deprived from
Ose Pertaining to, full of
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