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CPC-Suffixes

CPC Study - Anatomy / Pathophysiology Suffixes

QuestionAnswer
-coccus spherical bacterium
-ectomy removal
-ia condition
-malacia softening
-opsy view of
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhea discharge
-tome cutting instrument
-tomy to cut
-asthenia weakness
-blast embryonic
-clast, -clasia, -clasis break
-desis bind together
-listhesia slipping
-physis to grow
-porosis passage, cavity formation
-schisis split
-stenosis narrowing, blockage
-algia pain
-ar, -ary pertaining to
-capnia carbon dioxide
-centesis puncture to drain
-dynia pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectasis stretching
-emia blood
-gram record
-graph recording instrument
-graphy recording process
-itis inflammation
-meter measurement; measuring instrument
-metry measurement of
-osmia smell
-oxia oxygen
-phonia sound
-pnea breathing
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage, -rrhagia abnormal, excessive flow
-scopy to examine
-spasm muscle contraction
-sphyxia pulse
-stomy new opening
-thorax chest
-dilation widening, expanding
-lysis separation
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis condition
-sclerosis hardening
-arche beginning
-cyesis pregnancy
-gravida pregnancy
-rrhexis rupture
-para woman that's given birth
-parous to bear
-salpinx uterine tube
-tocia labor
-version turning
-one hormone
-pexy fixation
-lithiasis condition of stones
-rraphy suture
-tripsy crush
-ase enzyme
-cele hernia
-chezia defecation
-iasis abnormal condition
-phagia eating
-prandial meal
-edema swelling
-oid resembling
-penia deficient
-phylaxis protection
-poiesis production
-agon assemble
-drome run, rel. to conducting, to speed
-in, -ine a substance
-uria urine
-algesia pain sensation
-esthesia feeling
-iatry medical treatment
-ictal pertaining to
-paresis incomplete paralysis
-plegia paralysis
-opia vision
-omia smell
Created by: dropgallow