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med term suffixes

-chezia feces
-cele hernia, herniation
-ia, -iasis condition
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing, to swallow
-tripsy crushing
-oma tumor
-penia decreased number
-phobia abnormal fear
-(r)rhage, -(r)rhagia bursting forth of blood
-(r)rhea flow, discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing, tightening
-centesis surgical puncture
-ectomy surgical removal, excision
-(o)stomy create a new opening
-plasty surgical repair
-scope instrument of viewing
-scopy process of viewing
-somnia sleep
-stasis control, stop
-therapy treatment
-thorax chest, pleural cavity
-tocia labor, birth
-tresia opening
-trophy growth, development
-tropin nourish, develop, stimulate
-version to turn
-algia pain
-cytosis condition of cells
-dynia pain
-emesis vomit
-emia blood condition
-itis inflammation
-lysis, -lytic breakdown, destruction
-malacia softening
-(r)raphy suture
-pexy surgical fixation
-(o)tomy incision into
-ectasia, ectasis stretching, dilation
-disis binding together
-paresis slight paralysis
-plegia paralysis
-ptysis spitting up
-spasm contraction, twitching
-(r)rhexis rupture
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-pathy disease
-osis abnormal condition
-megaly enlargement
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-phoria feeling, mental state
-poiesis formation
-pnea breathing
-phonia voice, sound
-phagia eating, swallowing
-pepsia digestion
-ous pertaining to
-(o)logy study of
-(o)logist specialist
-oid like, resembling
-ic, -iac pertaining to
-graphy process of recording
-graph instrument for recording
-gram record, picture
-globin, -globulin protein
-gen, -genesis, -genic producing, forming
-cyte cell
-crit to separate
-crine to excrete
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary pertaining to
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