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FINAL Suffixes

-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algesia pain, sensitivity
-algia pain
-an pertaining to
-apheresis removal, carry away
-ar pertaining to
-arche beginning
-ary pertaining to
-asthenia weakness
-blast immature, embryonic
-capnia carbon dioxide
-cele hernia, protrusion
-centesis puncture to withdraw fluid
-cise cut
-clasia to surgically break
-crine to secrete
-cusis hearing
-cyesis state of pregnancy
-cyte cell
-cytosis more than the normal number of cells
-derma skin
-desis stabilize, fuse
-dipsia thirst
-dynia pain
-eal pertaining to
-ectasia dilation
-ectasis dilation
-ectomy surgical removal, excision
-emesis vomit
-emia blood condition
-esthesia feeling, sensation
-gen that which produces
-genesis produces, generates
-genic producing, produced by
-globin protein
-globulin protein
-gram record, picture
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-gravida pregnancy
-ia state, condition
-iac pertaining to
-iasis abnormal condition
-iatrist physician
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-ile pertaining to
-ior pertaining to
-ism state of
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-listhesis slipping
-lith stone
-lithiasis condition of stones
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-lucent to shine through
-lysis destruction
-malacia abnormal softening
-mania excessive excitement
-manometer instrument to measure pressure
-megaly enlargement, large
-meter instrument for measuring
-metrist one who measures
-metry process of measuring
-ole small
-oma tumor, mass
-opaque nontransparent
-opia vision
-opsy view of
-orexia appetite
-ory pertaining to
-ose pertaining to
-osis abnormal condition
-osmia small
-ostomy surgically create an opening
-otia ear condition
-otomy cutting into, incision
-ous pertaining to
-para to bear (offspring)
-paresis weakness
-partum childbirth
-pathy disease
-penia abnormal decrease, too few
-pepsia digestion
-pexy surgical fixation
-phage eat, swallow
-phagia eat, swallow
-phasia speech
-phil attracted to
-philia to have an attraction for
-phobia irrational fear
-phonia voice
-phoresis carrying
-plasia growth, formation, development
-plasm growth,formation, development
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-porosis porous
-prandial pertaining to a meal
-ptosis drooping
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-salpinx fallopian tube
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for viewing
-scopy process of visually examining
-spermia sperm
-stasis standing still
-stenosis narrowing
-taxia muscular coordination
-tension pressure
-therapy treatment
-thorax chest
-tic pertaining to
-tocia labor, childbirth
-tome instrument used to cut
-tonia tone
-tripsy surgical crushing
-trophy nourishment, development
-tropia to turn
-tropin stimulate
-ule small
-uria condition of the urine
Created by: AltheaMathews