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Suffixes for MedTerm

Suffixes for Medical Terminology

algia, algesia pain
al, ar like, similar, pertaining to
cele swelling, tumor, cavity, hernia
centesis puncture and aspirate
cide causing death
ectomy surgical removal, excision
emesis vomit
emia blood
esthia, esthesia sensation, perception, feel
gram tracing, picture, record
genic origin, producing, causing
ia, iasis condition of, abnormal/pathological/diseased state
ic condition, pertaining to
itis inflammation, inflammation of
logist one who diagnoses and treats
megaly large, enlarged
oid resembling
oma tumor, swelling
osis condition, state, process
plasty surgical correction or repair
plegia paralysis
rrhagia sudden or excessive flow
rrhaphy suture, surgical repair
rrhea flow, discharge
sclerosis hardening
scope examining instrument
scopy observation
stenosis narrowing
stomy artificial opening
tomy surgical incision or cut into
trophy nutrition, growth, development
uria urine
cise cut
logy the study of
Created by: dtomczik