Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Suffixes

Medical Terminology

QuestionAnswer
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-asthenia weakness
-cele hernia, bulging
centesis surgical puncture for removal of fluid
-cyte cell
-dipsia thirst
-dynia pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectasis dilation or distension of an organ
-ectomy surgical removal
-emia blood condition
-genic producing, forming
-gram record, picture
-graphy, -graph instrument for recording
-ia disease, abnormal condition
-iasis pathological condition
-iatry treatment
-ic pertaining to
-icle small
-ism state, condition
-itis inflammation of
-ium metallic element
-lepsy seizure
-lith stone
-logy study of
-lysis breaking down
-lytic destroy, reduce
-malacia softening
-megaly enlarged
-meter measuring instrument
-metry process of measuring
-oid resembling, like
-oma tumor
-opia, opsia vision
-osis abnormal condition
-osmia odor, smell
-ous processing, full of
-paresis incomplete, partial
-path, -pathy disease
-penia deficiency, decreased number
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-philia attraction to
-phobia fear of
-plasia formation
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis, stroke
-rrhage blood bursting forth
-rrhea flow, discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument to view
-scopy process of viewing
-spasm twitching, involuntary contraction
-stasis control, stop
-stenoisis narrowing
-stomy artificial opening
-therapy treatment
-tic pertaining to
-tocia conditions of labor
-tomy incision, cut
-toxic poison
-tripsy rubbing, crushing
-trophy nourishment, development
-tropic, -tropia turning
-ula, -ule small
-uria urine, urination
Created by: tonnu1610