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Med Term CH 1 Suffix

Med Term A living language by Fremgen and Frucht CHP 1 Suffixes

TermDefinition
algia pain
cele protrusion
cyte cell
dynia pain
ectasis dilation
gen that which produces
genic producing
ia condition
iasis abnormal condition
ism state of
itis inflammation
logist one who studies
logy study of
lytic destruction
malacia abnormal softening
megaly enlarged
oma tumor, mass
opsy view of
osis abnormal condition
pathy disease
plasm formation
plegia paralysis
ptosis drooping
rrhage abnormal flow
rrhagia abnormal flow condition
rrhea discharge
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis hardening
stenosis narrowing
therapy treatment
trophy development
ac pertaining to
al pertaining to
an pertaining to
ar pertaining to
ary pertaining to
atic pertaining to
eal pertaining to
iac pertaining to
ic pertaining to
ical pertaining to
ile pertaining to
ine pertaining to
ior pertaining to
nic pertaining to
ory pertaining to
ose pertaining to
ous pertaining to
tic pertaining to
centesis puncture to withdraw fluid
ectomy surgical removal
ostomy surgically create an opening
otomy cutting into
pexy surgical fixation
plasty surgical repair
rrhaphy to suture
tome instrument to cut
gram record
graphy process of recording
meter instrument for measuring
metry process of measuring
scope instrument for viewing
scopic pertaining to visually examing
scopy process of visually examining