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Medical Terms Chap 1

Medical Terminology - Suffixes

-ac Pertaining to - Cardi ac
-al Pertaining to - Neur al
-algia Pain - Arthalgia
-cyte Cell - Erythrocyte
-ectomy Excision, removal Nephr- ectomy
-emia Blood Condition - Leuk - emia
-genic Pertaining to, Producing, Carcino-genic
-globin Protein - Hemo - globin
-gram Record - Electroencephal o - gram
-ic, - ical Pertaining to - Gastr - ic
-ion Process - Excis- ion
-ist Specialist - Ophthalmolog ist
-itis Inflammation - Cyst - itis
-logy Process of study - Endocrino - logy
-oma Tumor, mass, swelling - Hepatoma
-opsy Process of viewing - Bio- psy
-osis Condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells) Leukocyt - osis
-pathy Disease condition - Entero - pathy
-scope Instrument to visually examine - Endo - scope
-scopy Process of visually examining - Endo - scopy
-sis State of condition - Progno - sis
-tomy Process of cutting, incision - Osteo - tomy
- y Process condition - Gastroenterolog -y
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