Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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2011-10-06 11:07:14
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Medical Terminology common suffixes
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common suffixes and meaning
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia, protrusion
  3. -cise
    cut
  4. -cyte
    cell
  5. -dynia
    pain
  6. -ectasis
    dilation
  7. -gen
    that which produces
  8. -genesis
    produces, generates
  9. -genic
    producing, produced by
  10. -ia
    state, condition
  11. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  12. -ism
    state of
  13. -itis
    inflammation
  14. -logist
    one who studies
  15. -logy
    study of
  16. -lysis
    destruction of
  17. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  18. -megaly
    enlargement, large
  19. -oma
    tumor, mass
  20. -osis
    abnormal condition
  21. -pathy
    disease
  22. -plasia
    development, growth
  23. -plasm
    formation, development
  24. -ptosis
    drooping
  25. -rrhage
    excessive, abnormal flow
  26. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  27. -rrhexis
    rupture
  28. -sclerosis
    hardening
  29. -stenosis
    narrowing
  30. -therapy
    treatment
  31. -trophy
    nourishment, development

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