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HITT 1305 Suffixes

HITT 1305 Suffixes for med. term.

AC pertaining to
AL pertaining to
ALGIA pain
AR pertaining to
ASTHENIA weakness; debility
ATRESIA closure
CELE hernia; swelling
CENTESIS surgical puncture
CISE cut
CLASIS re-fracture; to break; surgical fracture
CYTE cell
DESIS fusion
DYNIA pain
EAL pertaining to OR relates to
ECTASIS expansion, dialation
ECTOMY excision; removal
EDEMA swelling
EMESIS vomiting
EMIA blood condition
ESTHESIA sensation; feeling
FORM shape
GRAM written recording
GRAPH machine instrument for recording
IA condition (of)
IASIS condition (of); abnormal condition
IC pertaining to
ITIS inflammation
LEPSY seizure
LOGY study of
LYSIS destroy; seperation; loosening
MALACIA softening
MANIA madness
MEGALY enlargement
OID resemble
OMA tumor
OSIS condition (of); abnormal conidition; increse(used primarily with blood cells)
OSTOMY new opening
OTOMY incision
OUS pertaining to
PARESIS partial paralysis
PAROUS bearing
PATH(Y) disease
PENIA decrease
PEXY fixation
PLASIA formation; growth
PLASM formation; growth
PLASTY surgical repair OR restores form & function
PLEGIA permanent paralysis
PNEA breathing
POIESIS formation; production
PTOSIS prolapsed; downward displacement
RRHAG(E) excessive flow
RRHAPHY suture
RRHEA discharge, flow
RRHEXIS rupture
SCLEROSIS hardening
SCOPE instrument (for examining)
SCOPY examination (with an instrument)
SPASM involuntary contraction
STASIS standing (position)
STENOSIS narrowing
SYSTOLE contraction
THERAPY treatment
TOME instrument to cut
TRIPSY crushing
TROPHIC growth & nourishing
TROPIC turning
URIA urine
GRAPHY process of recording
TROPHY condition of growth & nourishing
RRHAG(IA) bursting forth
Created by: annette.dorsey