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NVC Med Term suffix

NVC suffixes

QuestionAnswer
emia condition of the blood
ia:ism condition or process
itis inflammation
lysis breakdown or dissolution process
oma tumor or neoplasm
osis condition
y condition or process of
gram record
graph record or instrument to record
meter measure or measurement
scope instrument used for viewing
centesis puncture or withdraw fluids or tissue
desis stabilization or binding
iatric treatment
plasty repair
rrhaphy suturing
stomy:ostomy create artificial opening
tomy cut or incision
tripsy crushing
cle:ole:ule:ula small
megaly enlargement
penia abnormal reduction:lack of
form shape:resembling
asis formation:presence of
plasia:poiesis formation
trophy development
blast immature cell
cyte cell
ium:eum tissue or structure
ize:ate make:use:subject to
stasis stop:stand
algia:dynia pain
cele pouch
emesis vomiting
oid like:resemble
genic:genesis origin
phobia fear
phile affinity for
malacia softening
pnea breathing
ptosis drooping
spasm abrupt:forceful contraction
rrhage:rragia:rrhea bursting forth:rapid flow
phage eat:swollow
phagia process of eating:related to eating
Created by: iceblue