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suffixes for medical terminalogy

QuestionAnswer
-algia Pain, painful condition
-cele Hernia, tumor, swelling
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cidal pertaing to killing
-constriction narrowing
-dipsia thirst
-ectomy surgical removal, cutting out, excision
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood, blood condition
-genic, -genesis creation, reproduction, origin, beginning
-gram A picture or record
-graph A picture or record, machine for recording
-graphy Process of producing a picture or record
-ia, -iasis Abnormal condition, disease
-ist A person who practices, specialist
-itis Inflammation
-kinesis motion
-lith Stone, calculus
-lithiasis Presence of stones
-logy Study of, science of
-lysis Breakdown, separation, setting free, destructon, loosening
-lytic To reduce, destroy
-megaly Enlargement
-metry To measure
-necrosis Tissue death
-ologist specialist
-ology The science or study of
-oma Tumor, neoplasm
-opaque Obscure
-pathy Disease
-opsia,-opsis, -opsy Vision, to view
-osis abnormal condition, disease
-ostomy Surgically creating an opening
-otomy Cutting surging incision
-paresi Partial or incomplete paralysis
-penia Deficiency, lack, too few
-phagia Eating, swallowing, devouring
-phasia Speak or speech
-plasty Surgical repair
_plegia Paralysis, stroke
-plegic One affected with paralysis
-pepsia Digest or digestion
-pnea Breathing
-rrhage,-rrhagia Bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
-rrhea Flow or discharge
-sclerosis Abnormal hardening
-scope Instrument for visual examination
-scopy Visual examination, act of examining or looking into
-sis Abnormal condition, disease
-stasis, -static Control, maintanence of a constant lvl
-stenosis Abnormal narrowing
-tripsy To crush
-uresis Urination
-uria Urination, urine
-sepsis Infection
-ectopy Displacement
Created by: Karmina1744