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OIT/OHSU - Suffixes

QuestionAnswer
plasia formation, development
-plasm growth, development
-plasty surgical repair
-poiesis formation
-ptysis spitting
-ptosis drooping, prolapse
-sclerosis harding
-scope instrument to visually examine
-spasm sudden violent involuntary contraction
-stalsis constriction
-stasis to stop, control
-stenosis tightning, narrowing
-stalsis constriction
-therapy treatment
-tic pertaining to
-tome Instrument to cut
-tomy process of cutting
-tresia opening
-tripsy surgical crushing
-trophy development
-ule little
-ia, -y process, condition
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, oid, -ous, -tic pertaining to
-osis condition
-algia pain
-blast embryonic
-cele hernia
-centisis surgically puncture
-cylsis wash or irrigate
-coccus berry shaped
-crit seperate
-drome to run
-ectasis to stretch, dilatation
-ectomy to excise
-er one who
-fusion to pour
-genesis condition of producing
-grade to go
-gram record
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-ist one who specializes in
-itis inflammation
-logy process of studying
-lysis to break
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter to measure
-odynia pain
-ole little
-oma tumor
-opsy to view
-or one who
-orrhagia bursting forth of blood
-orrhaphy suture
-orrhea discharge
-orrhexia rupture
-ostomy to make a new opening.
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