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MTA Suffixes

Basic medical terminology suffixes

-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centesis removal of fluid
-dynia pain
-ectomy incision, removal
-aemia blood condition
-genesis producing
-gram record
-graph recording instrument
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis breakdown
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumour, mass
-opsy viewing of
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy visual examination
-stasis stopping, control
-stomy opening, mouth
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision, cutting
-tropy growth, development
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