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Advanced Medical Terminology Chapter 3 ROOM221

-ac, -iac, -ic, -al, -ical, -ar, -eal, -tic, -ous Pertaining to
-algia Pain
-cele Hernia
-centesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus (Plural: cocci) Berry shaped bacterium
-cyte Cell
-dynia Pain
-ectomy Excision, Removal, Resection
-emia Blood condition
-er One who
-genesis Condition of producing, Forming
-genis Pertaining to producing, Produced by, Produced in
-gram Record
-graph Instrument for recording
-graphy Process of recording
-ia Condition
-ist Specialist
-itis Inflammation
-logy Study of
-lysis Breakdown, Destruction, Separation
-malacia Softening
-megaly Enlargement
-oid Resembling
-ole, -ule Little, Small
-oma Tumor, Mass, Swelling, Collection of fluid
-opsy To view
-ose Pertaining to, Full of
-osis Condition, Usually abnormal
-pathy Disease condition
-penia Deficiency
-phobia Fear
-plasia Growth, Formation, Development
-plasty Surgical repair
-ptosis Drooping, Prolapse, Falling
-rrhea Flow, Dischange
-sclerosis Hardening
-scope Instrument used to visually examine
-scopy Process of visual examination
-stasis Controlling, Stopping
-stomy Opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy Treatment
-tomy Incision, Cutting into
-trophy Development, Nourishment
-um, -ium Structure, Tissue
-us Structure, Substance
-y Condition, Process
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