Suffixes

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  1. -centesis
    puncture
  2. -extomy
    excision, removal
  3. -stomy
    forming an opening
  4. -tome
    intrument to cut
  5. -tomy
    incision, cut into
  6. -desis
    binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
  7. -pexy
    suspension, fixation (of an organ)
  8. -rrhaphy
    suture
  9. -plasty
    surgical repair
  10. -clasis
    break, fracture
  11. -lysis
    separation, destruction, loosening
  12. -tripsy
    crushing
  13. -algia
    pain
  14. -dynia
    pain
  15. -cele
    hernia, swelling
  16. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  17. -emesis
    vomiting
  18. -emia
    blood condition
  19. -gen
    forming, producing, orgin
  20. -genesis
    forming, producing, orgin
  21. -gram
    record, a writing
  22. -graph
    instrument for recording
  23. -graphy
    process of recording
  24. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  25. -itis
    inflammation
  26. -lith
    stone, calculus
  27. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  28. -logy
    study
  29. -malacia
    softening
  30. -megaly
    enlargement
  31. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  32. -oid
    resembling
  33. -oma
    tumor
  34. -osis
    abnormal condition, increase
  35. -para
    to bear (offspring)
  36. -paresis
    partial paralysis
  37. -pathy
    disease
  38. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  39. -phagia
    eating, swallowing
  40. -phasia
    speech
  41. -philia
    attraction to
  42. -phobia
    fear
  43. -plasia
    formation, growth
  44. -plegia
    paralysis, stroke
  45. -ptosis
    prolapse, downward displacement
  46. -rrhage
    bursting forth
  47. -rrhagia
    bursting forth
  48. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  49. -scope
    instrument to view or examine
  50. -scopy
    visual examination
  51. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  52. -stasis
    standing still
  53. -stenosis
    narrowing, stricture
  54. -toxic
    poison
  55. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  56. -ac -al -ar -ary -eal -ic -ical -ory -ous -tic
    pertaining to or relating to
  57. -icle -ula -ole -ule
    small, minute, little
  58. -ia -ism -y
    condition
  59. -iatrics -iatry
    treatment, medicine
  60. -ist
    specialist

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