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A&P Suffixes09

A&P Suffixes - Carnegie Institute

algia pain
arche beginning
ASE enzyme
asthenia weakness
capnia carbon dioxide
cele hernia / protrusion / swelling
centesis puncture
cide to kill
clasis break / fracture
clysis injection
crit to seperate
cusis hearing
cyesis pregnancy
cyte cell
desis fixation / binding (of a bone or joint)
dynia pain
ectasis dilation / stretching / expansion
ectomy removal / excision
emesis vomiting
emia blood
gen born / or producing
glia glue
globin protein
gnosis knowledge
gram record / a writing
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
ia condition
iasis abnormal condition / produced by someting specific
ic pertaining to
icle small
ist one who specializes
itis inflammation
kinesis movement / motion
lith stone calculus
logist specialist in the study of
logy study of
lysis breaking up / separation / destruction
malacia softening
mania madness
megaly enlargement
metry act of measuring
meter instrument for measuring
mnesia memory
OID like / resembling
ole small
oma tumor
opia vision
osis abnormal condition / Increase (primarily with blood cells)
para to bear (offspring)
paresis partial paralysis
pathy disease / emotion
penia deficiency / decrease
pexy fixation / to put in place (of an organ)
phagia eat / swallow
phasia speech
philia attraction for
phobia fear of
phonia sound / voice
plasia development / formation / growth
plasm formation
plasty surgical repair
plegia paralysis
pnea breathing
poiesis formation / production
ptosis drooping / prolapse / downward displacement
ptysis spitting
rrhage / rrhagia burst forth
rrhaphy suture
rrhea flow / discharge
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis hardening
scope instrument for visual examination
scopy visual inspection
spasm involuntary contraction / twitching
stasis stopping / control / standing still
stenosis stricture / narrowing
stomy new opening / forming an opening
therapy treatment
tome instrument for cutting
tomy incision / cut into
toxic poison
tripsy crushing
trophy nourishment / development
ula / ule small
uria urine
version to turn
y process
Created by: CarlaK