Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

UB Medical Suffixes

Suffixes from Willis Medical Terminology Textbook

QuestionAnswer
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-genesis origin or production
-lysis breaking down or dissolution
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-penia abnormal reduction
-rrhea discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction
-cele pouching or hernia
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-emia blood condition
-iasis formation or presence of
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-oma tumor
-osis condition or increase
-phil attraction for
-philia attraction for
-ptosis falling or downward displacement
-rrhage to burst forth (usually blood)
-rrhagia to burst forth (usually blood)
-rrhexis rupture
-centesis puncture for aspiration
-desis binding
-ectomy excision or removal
-pexy suspension or fixation
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-rrhaphy suture
-tomy incision
-stomy creation of an opening
-tripsy crushing
-e noun marker
-ia condition of
-ism condition of
-ium structure or tissue
-ation condition of process of
-y condition or process of
-ac Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-al Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-ar Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-ary Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-eal Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-ic Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-ous Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-tic Adjective ending = "pertaining to"
-icle diminutive ending = "small"
-ole diminutive ending = "small"
-ula diminutive ending = "small"
-ule diminutive ending = "small"
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-iatrics treatment
-iatry treatment
-logy study of
-logist one who specializes in the study or treatment of
-ist one who specializes in
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process of measuring
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument for examination
-scopy examination
-stasis stop or stand
Created by: HugsAndKisses