CLAS 205-5

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CLAS 205-5
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Bioscientific Terminology by Ayers Lesson 5: Greek Compound Suffixes I
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  1. -emia
    -hemia
    • condition of the blood
    • congestion of blood

    (anemia, leukemia, anoxemia, tularemia)
  2. -logy
    • science of
    • systematic study of

    (physiology, cardiology, psychology, astrology)
  3. -lysis
    • dissolution of or by
    • surgical division or separation

    (hydrolosis, nephrolysis, electrolysis)
  4. -mania
    madness for or about

    (kleptomania, dipsomania, egomania, monomania)
  5. -pathy
    • diease of
    • treatment of disease of or by

    (osteopathy, neropathy, hydropathy)
  6. -phobia
    abnormal fear of

    (claustrophobia, agoraphobia, hydrophobia)
  7. -therapy
    treatment of or by

    (chemotherapy, psychotherapy, heliotherapy)
  8. -tomy
    • surgical operation on
    • surgical cuttin gof

    (glossotomy, gastrotomy, lobotomy)
  9. -ectomy
    surgical removal of

    (appendectomy, tonsillectomy)
  10. -uria
    condition of the urine
  11. (hematuria, acetonuria, noctalbuminuria)
  12. ACR-
    • extremity
    • summit

    (acropolis, acrobat, acrostic, acronym, acrodontism, acromicria, anacromyoidian, acropodium, acroscopic, acrospore)
  13. AMYL-
    starch

    (amyloid, achrooamyloid, amylase, amylolysis, amyloplast)
  14. BAR-
    BARY-
    • BAR= weight, pressure
    • BARY= heavy

    (barometer, isobar, barium, baritone, abargonosis, baresthesia, barodontalgia, baryphonia, dysbarism, eurybaric)
  15. BLENN-
    mucus

    (blennophthalmia, blennorrhagia, oligoblennia)
  16. CYT-
    cell

    (achroacytosis, chemocyte, cytoderm, cytolysis, cytoplasm, cytosome, cytostome, cytozoon, erythrocythemia or erythrocytous, oligocythemia, syncytium)
  17. DIPS-
    thirst

    (adipsia, dipsophobia, Haemadipsa, polydipsia or anadipsia)
  18. DREPAN-
    sickle

    (Drepanidae, drepanium, drepanocyte)
  19. ERYTHR-
    red

    (anerythroblepsia or anerythropsia, erythremia or erythrocytosis, erythrochloropsia, erythroderma or erythrodermia, erythrophilous, erythrophyll, hemoerythrin, photoerythrous, zooerythrin)
  20. GLYC-
    GLYCOS-
    • GLYC=sugar
    • GLYCOS= sugar, glucose

    (glycogen, glycolysis, glycophyte, hyperglycosuria)
  21. HIST-
    HISTI-
    tissue

    (histiocyte or histocyte, histokinesis, histometaplastic, histotrophic, histozoic)
  22. HYSTER-
    • uterus
    • hysteria

    (hysterics, hysteria, hysterography, hysterolaparotomy, hysterotomy)
  23. ICHTHY-
    fish

    (ichthyismus, ichthyodont, Ichthyol, ichthyotoxismus)
  24. IRID-
    IRIS-
    • iris
    • rainbow

    (iridization, iridocyte, iridodialysis, iridokinesia, iridoplegia)
  25. ISCH-
    to suppress

    (ischesis, ischomenia, ischuria)
  26. LAPAR-
    • abdomen
    • soft part of the body between the ribs and hip
  27. LIP-
    fat
  28. MAST-
    MAZ-
    breast

    (mastodon)
  29. PHREN-
    • mind
    • diaphragm

    (phrenic, phrenology)
  30. PY-
    pus
  31. THANAT-
    death

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