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Chapter 2 suffixes

Al Pertaining to
Ary Pertaining to
Centesis Surgical puncture
Drome That which runs together
Form Shape
Genic Formation, produce
Gnosis Knowledge
Grade A step
Gram A weight
Hexia Condition
ic Pertaining to
ion Process
ism Condition
ive Nature of
liter Liter
Logy Study of
meter A measure
osis Condition
ous Pertaining to
phoresis To carry
scope Instrument for examining
sepsis Decay
therapy Treatment
ar Pertaining to
Algesia Condition of pain
Cide To kill
Cyst Bladder, sac
Cyte Cell
Dipsia Thirst
er Relating to, one who
lymph Clear fluid, serum, pale fluid
stasis Control, stop, stand still
therapy Treatment
thermy Heat
Uria Urination, condition of urine
lysis Destruction, seperation, breakdown, loosening, dissolution
penia Lack of, deficency, abnormal reduction
plegia Stroke, paralysis, palsy
ptosis Prolapse, drooping, falling down, sagging
rrhea Flow, discharge
scopy To view, examine, visual examination
spasm Tension, spasm, contraction
staxis Dripping, trickling
-y Process, condition, pertaining to
algia Pain, ache
cele Hernia, tumor, swelling
derma Skin
dynia Pain, ache
ectasis Vomiting
itis Inflammation
lepsy Seizure
malacia Softening
megaly Enlargment, large
oma Tumor
pathy Disease,emotion
penia Deficiency
pepsia To digest
phagia To eat, to swallow
phasia To speak, speech
phobia Fear
pnea Breathing
ptosis Drooping, prolapse, sagging
rrhage Bursting forth
rrhea Flow, discharge
rrhexis Rupture
spasm Tension, spasm, contraction
gram A weight, mark, record
graph Instrument for recording
grapher Person who runs test
graphy Recording
meter Instrument used to measure
metry Measurment
pexy Surgical fixation
Created by: Pickett12