SUFFIXES

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SUFFIXES
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Medical transcription - Medical Word Building exercises
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  1. -osis
    condition - abnormal (proliferation or increased number of)
  2. -ectasia
    -ectasis
    dilation
  3. -spasm
    twitching
  4. -ectomy
    excision or removal
  5. -edema
    swelling
  6. -emesis
    vomiting
  7. -emia
    blood
  8. -able
    -ible
    capable of
  9. -ase
    enzyme
  10. -algia
    pain
  11. -pathy
    disease or abnormality
  12. -ist
    one who
  13. -ia
    -iasis
    condition
  14. -ium
    membrane
  15. -itis
    inflammation
  16. -ism
    condition
  17. -kinesia
    -kinesis
    movement or motion
  18. -logist
    specialist
  19. -logy
    study of
  20. -lysis
    loosening / freeing / breaking apart / destroying
  21. -lytic
    pertaining to destruction
  22. -malacia
    softening
  23. -mania
    preoccupation
  24. -megaly
    enlargement
  25. -meter
    instrument to measure
  26. -metry
    process of measuring
  27. -oid
    resembling
  28. -ose
    sugar
  29. -opia
    vision
  30. -oma
    tumor
  31. -ous
    pertaining to / characterized by
  32. -penia
    deficiency
  33. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  34. -phagia
    -gic
    -gy
    eating or swallowing
  35. -ac
    -ar
    -ic
    -al
    -ary
    -ive
    -an
    -eal
    -tic
    pertaining to

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