Latin Suffix

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HLeniski
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106982
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Latin Suffix
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2011-10-06 18:54:11
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latin medical suffix
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  1. -able, -ible, -ble
    the power to be
  2. -ac
    pertaining to (cardiac)
  3. -al
    pertaining to (neural)
  4. -algia
    pain (fibromialgia)
  5. -ase
    forms the name of an enzyme (asparaginase)
  6. -blast
    designates a cell or structure (myeloblast)
  7. -cele
    denoteing a swelling
  8. -centesis
    denoting a puncture
  9. -cyte
    cell
  10. -ectomy
    excision (lumpectomy)
  11. -emia
    blood condition
  12. -esthesia
    denoting sensation (anesthesia: without sensation)
  13. -gene, -genesis, -genetic, -genic
    denoting production, origin
  14. -gram
    a writing, recording
  15. -ia
    condition
  16. -iasis
    denoting a condition or pathologic state
  17. -ic
    pertaining to (gastric)
  18. -ist
    one who specializes in
  19. -itis
    inflammation
  20. -logy
    process of study
  21. -oid
    denoting form or resemblance
  22. -oma
    tumor, mass
  23. -opsy
    process of reviewing
  24. -osis
    abnormal condition
  25. -ostomosis, -ostomy, -stomy
    to furnish with an opening or mouth
  26. -plasty
    denoting molding or shaping
  27. -rhagia, -rhagic
    denoting discharge, usually bleeding (hemorrhagic)
  28. -rhaphy
    meaning suturing or stitching
  29. -rhea
    meaning a flow (diarrhea)
  30. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  31. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  32. -sis
    state of condition (prognosis)
  33. -tome, -tomy
    instrument to cut, process of cutting

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