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Ch 2 Suffixes

Medical Terminology Theirer

-para bearing
-paresis slight paralysis
-parous producing, bearing
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-pepsia digestion
-pexy fixation, usually done surgically
-pahge, -phagia, -phagy eating, devouring
-phasia speaking
-pheresis removal
-phil attraction, affinity for
-philia attraction, affinity for
-phobia fear
-phonia sound
-phoresis carrying
-phoria feeling; carrying
-phrenia of the mind
-phthisis wasting away
-phylaxis protection
-physis growing
-plakia plaque
-plasia formation
-plasm formation
-plastic forming
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-plegic one who is paralyzed
-pnea breath
-poiesis formation
-poietic forming
-poietin one that forms
-porosis lessening in density
-ptosis falling down, drooping
-rrhage discharging heavily
-rrhagia heavy dischage
-rrhaphy surgical suturing
-rrhea a flowing, a flux
-rrhexis rupture
-schisis splitting
-scope instrument
-scopy instrument
-somnia sleep
-spasm contraction
-stalsis contraction
-stasis stopping, constant
-stat agent to maintain a state
-static maintaining a state
-stenosis narrowing
-stomy opening
-tome cutting instrument, segment
-tomy cutting operation
-trophic nurticional
-trophy nutritional
-tropia turning
-tropic turning toward
-trophy condition of turning around
-uria urine
-version turning
Created by: Wiacek