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OTHA 1301 9c

HCC OT Medical Terminology Lesson 1-8 Word Terminals

-ic, -al, ac pertaining to
-ical combination of –ic and –al, “pertaining to”
-y the act of or result of an action; a condition or quality
-ia a disease; an unhealthy state or condition
-um noun ending; used to form the name of a thing from the root
-is noun ending; used to form the name of a thing from the root
-ar pertaining to; having a connection with
-ary pertaining to; having a connection with
-cle small; little
-e means of; instrument for
-an, -ian of or belonging to; frequently a person belonging to or associated with
-ide a terminal used in the naming of chemical compounds
-ist one who practices; one who does; one who is connected with
-ium noun ending; frequently means place or region, lining or covering tissue
-ule small, little; a diminutive
-ular (ul/ar) pertaining to (-ar) a small or little (-ul[e]); pertaining to a small version of the thing indicated by the main part of the word
-ate to perform; to put into action; to bring about
-ac affected by, having; frequently, one who is affected by; pertaining to
-ad toward, in the direction of
-form having the same form; shaped like; resembling
-ion action; condition resulting from action
-ior roughly meaning “more toward”
-or action; result; that which does something or has some particular function
-ous full of; abounding in; having
-ure result of an action; means of an action; device
-a noun ending; used to form the name of a thing from a root
-ae plural ending for words ending in –a
-ant pertaining to; having the characteristics of
-ation a process, action, or condition
-esis condition or process
-ics the body of facts, knowledge, matters, etc., pertaining to a subject and hence a science or art; the study of
-in organic compounds such as carbohydrates and protein
-ly in a manner, in a way, by way of, toward
-tic pertaining to
-es plural ending similar to –s
-id pertaining to; “being”
-ness state; quality; instance of being
-us noun ending; used to form the name of a thing from the root
-ian belonging to or having some relation to; one believing in or following
-ism an abnormal condition
-ite a part of the body or bodily organ
-itic pertaining to or affected by inflammation
-on noun ending; used to form the name of a thing from the root
-ance, -ancy a state or condition; the act of
-ition (same meaning as –ation, see Word Teminals, Lesson 4) a process, action or condition
-ician of or belonging to; frequently, a person belonging to or associated with
-ization action or process
-ity condition; character
-ive of, relating to, having the nature or quality of
-or a person or thing that does something or has some particular function
-ence is another form of –ance and means the same thing …”a state or condition; the act of”
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