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Med Term: Suffixes

-al Pertaining to
-ase Enzyme
-blast Budding
-centesis Surgical Puncture
-cidal Causing Death
-clast Broken
-crit To Separate
-cyte Cell
-ectomy Excision or Surgical Removal
-emia Blood Condition
-emesis Vomiting
-gen, -genesis, -genic Producing
-glia Glue
-gram Something Within
-ia State of
-iac, -ic, -ior Pertaining to
-ism Condition of, Diseased or Abnormal State
-itia, -itis Inflammation
-logy Study of
-lyte Dissolvable
-lytic Destroy; Reduce
-mania Madness or Insane Desire
-megaly Enlargement
-meter Instrument Used to Measure
-odia Smell
-ologist One Who Studies and Practices
-oma Tumor or Swelling
-opia Vision
-opsy To View
-orrhea Flow, Excessive, Discharge
-orrhexis Rupture
-osis Abnormal Increase in Production
-ostomy Creation of an Artificial Opening
-otomy Cutting
-oxia Oxygen
-pathy Disease
-sclerosis Hardening
-scope Instrument Used for Visual Examination
-scopy Visual Examination
-sepsis Infection
-spasm Sudden Involuntary Muscle Contraction
-stasis Control or Stop
-tomy Cut Into or Incision
-tropic Influencing
Created by: madslakh