Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Common Terminology

Common Suffxes

QuestionAnswer
-algia pertaining to pain
-asthen(o) weakness
-blast immature cell
-cele pertaining to a tumor or swelling
-centesis pertaining to a procedure in which an organ or body cavity is punctured, often to drain excess fluid or obtain a sample for analysis
-cyte cell
-ectomy surgical removal of
-emia pertaining to the presence of a substance in the blood
-esthesi(o)- pertaining to sensation or perception
-genec causing
-gram record
-graph a record or the instrument used to create the record
-itis inflammation
-lysis decline, disintigration, or destruction
-megaly enlargement of
-ology science of
-oma tumor
-osis pertaining to a disease process
-ostomy surgical creation of an opening
-pathy disease or a system for treating disease
-phagia pertaining to eating or swallowing
-phasia pertaining to speech
-phobia pertaining to an irrational fear
-plasty reconstruction
-plegia paralysis
-pnea pertaining to breathing
-ptosis drooping
-rrhage abnormal or excessive flow or discharge
-rrhagia abnormal or excessive flow or discharge
-rrhaphy suture of; repair of
-rrhea flow or discharge
-scope instrument for examination
-scopy examination with an instrument
-sis a process, action, or condition
-taxis order, arrangement of
-trophic pertaining to nutrition
-uria pertaining to a substance in the urine or the condition so indicated
Created by: whitefire70