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Medical Terminology

CH 2 - SUFFIX Table 1 - 9

TermDefinition
–iatrics, -iatry field of medicine
–iatrist, -ician, -ist specialist
–logist, -ologist specialist in the study of
–logy, -ology study of
–centesis surgical puncture
–cidal, -cide destroying, killing
-acusia, -acusis, -cusis hearing
-algesia, -algesic, -algia, -dynia pain
-dipsia thirst
-esthesia sensation
-opia, -opsia, -opsis, -opsy vision, view of
-osmia smell, odor
-phobia fear
-phoria feeling
-clasis, -clast to break
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-emesis vomiting
-gen, -genesis, -genic, -genous creating, producing
-kinesia, -kinesis movement
-lysis destruction
-uresis urination
-spasm sudden involuntary contraction
-pause, -stasis cessation, stopping
-rrhexis rupture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhage, -rrhagia bursting forth
-phasia speech
-phage, -phagia eating, swallowing
-pepsia digestion
-penia deficiency
-pathy disease
-partum, -tocia childbirth, labor
-paresis slight or partial paralysis
-oxia oxygen
-osis abnormal condition
-oma tumor
-oid resembling
-necrosis tissue death
-megaly enlargement
-malacia softening
-lith stone
-lepsy, -leptic seizure
-cele hernia hernia
-itis inflammation
-iasis pathological condition or state
-ia, -ism condition
-gravida pregnant woman
-emia a condition of the blood
-edema swelling
-derma skin
-cytosis a condition of cells
-constriction narrowing
-sclerosis hardening
-salpinx uterine (fallopian) tube
-ptosis drooping, prolapse
-pneic pertaining to breathing
-pnea breathing
-plegic pertaining to paralysis
-plegia paralysis
-plastic pertaining to formation or growth
-phonia voice
-plasia, -plasm formation, growth
-uria urine
-trophy nourishment, growth
-thorax chest
-stenosis narrowing, stricture
graph recording instrument
-static not in motion, at rest
-tome cutting instrument
-scope viewing instrument
-meter measuring instrument
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal pertaining to
-ial, -ic, -ical, -ory, -ous pertaining to
-tic, -tous pertaining to
-stomy mouthlike opening
-prandial meal
-ole, -ule small
-gram record
-cyte, -cytic cell
-y -ies
-us thrombus -i thrombi
-um diverticulum -a diverticula
-ix, -ex appendix -ices appendices
-a vertebra -ae vertebrae
-ax thorax -aces thoraces
-is diagnosis -es diagnoses
Created by: cindymiller