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Med Suffixes

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.
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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 dilation  
ectomy   removal  
emia   blood condition  
genic   origin, production  
gram   record  
graph   recording instrument  
graphy   recording process  
ia   condition of  
iasis   condition, formation of  
iatry   treatment  
ic   pertaining to  
icle   small  
ism   condition of  
it is   inflammation  
ium   tissue or structure  
lith   stone, calculus  
logy   study of  
lysis   breaking down, dissolution  
malacia   softening  
megaly   enlargement  
meter   measuring instrument  
metry   measuring process  
mycosis   fungal infection  
oid   resembling  
ole   small  
oma   tumor  
opia   vision  
opsia   vision  
osis   abnormal condition, increase  
somia   smell  
ous   pertaining to  
paresis   partial paralysis  
pathy   disease  
penia   decrease  
phagia   swallowing  
phasia   speech  
philia   attraction for  
phobia   fear  
plasia   formation  
plasty   surgical repair, reconstruction  
plegia   paralysis, stroke  
rrhage   to burst forth  
rrhea   discharge  
sclerosis   narrowing, constriction  
scope   examination instrument  
scopy   examination  
spasm   involuntary 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  


   






 
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