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Med. Term. Suffixes

-ic; -al; -an; -ar; -ary; -eal; -iac; -ic; -id; -ile; -ous; -tic Pertaining to
-algia; -dynia Pain
-cele Herniation; Protrusion
-cyte Cell
-ectomy Removal; Excision
-emesis Vomit
-emia Blood condition
-er; -or; -logist; -ist Specializes in the study of
-genic Pertaining to the origin
-gram Document; Record; Xray
-graph Instrument to record
-graphy Process of recording
-ia State of
-iasis Condition; presence of
-ist One who specializes
-itis Inflammation of
-lith Stone; Calculus
-logy Study of
-lysis Breaking down; Destroy
-malacia Softening
-megaly Enlargement
-ole; -ule Small; Tiny
-oma Tumor; Mass
-osis Abnormal Condition
-ostomy Creating New Opening
-otomy Surgical Incision Into
-pathy Disease Process
-penia Deficiency
-pexy Lifting; Suspension
-plasia Formation; Development
-plasty Surgical Repair
-plegia Paralysis
-pnea Breathing
-poiesis Creation; Production
-ptosis Drooping
-rrhagia; -rrhage Bursting Forth
-rrhaphy Suture Repair
-rrhea Discharge; Flow
-scope Instrument to view
-scopy Process of viewing with instrument
-stasis Controlling; Stopping
-stenosis Narrowing
-tome Instrument to cut
-tomy Incision; Cutting
-tripsy Process of crushing
-trophy Process of nourishment/growth
-y Process of
Created by: KarenXo