Med Term Final Suffixes

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Med Term Final Suffixes
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia
  3. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  4. -coccus
    berry-shaped
  5. -cyte
    cell
  6. -dynia
    pain
  7. -ectomy
    • removal
    • excision
    • resection
  8. -emia
    blood cond.
  9. -genesis
    • cond of producing
    • forming
  10. -gram
    record
  11. -graph
    instrument for recording
  12. -graphy
    process of recording
  13. -itis
    inflam
  14. -logy
    study of
  15. -lysis
    • breakdown
    • destruction
    • separation
  16. -malacia
    softening
  17. -megaly
    enlargement
  18. -oma
    • tumor
    • mass
  19. -opsy
    to view
  20. -osis
    abnormal cond
  21. -pathy
    disease cond
  22. -penia
    deficiency
  23. -phobia
    fear
  24. -plasia
    • development
    • formation
    • growth
  25. -plasty
    surgical repair
  26. -ptosis
    • drooping
    • sagging
    • prolapse
  27. -sclerosis
    hardening
  28. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  29. -scopy
    process of visual exam...
  30. -stasis
    • stopping
    • controlling
  31. -stomy
    opening to from a mouth
  32. -therapy
    treatmnt
  33. -tomy
    • incision
    • cutting into
  34. -trophy
    • developement
    • noursishment
  35. mastication
    chewing
  36. deglutition
    swallowing
  37. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  38. -rhexis
    rupture
  39. -ptysis
    spitting
  40. -rrhea
    • flow
    • discharge
  41. -chymo
    to pour
  42. -spasm
    contraction

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