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VT Suffixes

Veterinary Technology terminology - suffixes

ac/al/ic/ous/tic pertaining to
algia pain
cele protrusion
centesis surgical procedure to remove fluid or gas
cle/cule/ole/ola/ule/ulum/ulus small
cyte cell
ectomy cutting out
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
esis/ia/iasis/ism/ity/osis/sis/tion/y state or condition
genesis origin
gram/graphy picture or record
graph instrument that records
itis inflammation
ize use or subject to
logy study of
oma tumor
penia deficiency or lack of
pexy/pexis fixation, attaching
phage/phagy eating
phobia fear of
plasia/plastic/plasty forming, growing
pnea breathing
rrhea flow or discharge
rrhexis rupture
scope instrument for examining
scopy act of examining
stomy surgical opening
tomy cutting
Created by: pnicodemus



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