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CPhT Suffixes

Suffixes to Root Words

ac pertaining to
al pertaining to
algia pain
ar pertaining to
ary pertaining to
asthenia without strength
cele pouching or hernia
cyesis pregnancy
cynia pain
eal pertaining to
ectasis expansion or dialtion
ectomy removal
emia blood condition
genic orgin or production
gram record
graph recording instrument
graphy recording process
ia condition of
iasis condtion, formation of
iatry treatment
ic pertaining to
icle small
ism condition of
itis inflammation
ium tissue or structure
lith stone, calculus
logy study of
lysis breaking down or dissolution
malacia softening
megaly enlargement
meter measuring instrument
metry measuring process
mycosis fungal infection
oid resembling
ole small
oma tumor
opia vision
osis abnormal condtion, increase
osmia smell
ous pertaining to
paresis partial paralysis
pathy disease
penia decrease
phagia swallowing
phasia speech
philia attraction for
phobia fear
plasia speech
plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
plegia paralysis, stroke
rrhage to burst forth
rrhea discharge
sclerosis narrowing, constriction
scope examination instrument
scopy examination
spasm involntary contraction
stasis stop or stand
tic pertaining to
tocia childbirth, labor
tomy incision
toxic poison
tropic stimulate
ula small
ule small
y condition, process of
Created by: anlazare



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