Diagnostic, Pathological, and Related Suffixes

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Diagnostic, Pathological, and Related Suffixes
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2012-01-19 12:22:05
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  1. -gram
    record, writing
  2. -graph
    instrument for recording
  3. -graphy
    process of recording
  4. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  5. -metry
    act of measuring
  6. -scope
    instrument for examining
  7. -scopy
    visual examination
  8. -algia
    pain
  9. -dynia
    pain
  10. -cele
    hernia, expansion
  11. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  12. -edema
    swelling
  13. -emesis
    vomitting
  14. -emia
    blood condition
  15. -gen
    forming, producing, origin
  16. -genesis
    forming, producing, origin
  17. -iasis
    abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
  18. -itis
    inflammation
  19. -lith
    stone, calculus
  20. -malacia
    softening
  21. -megaly
    enlargement
  22. -oma
    tumor
  23. -osis
    abnormal condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
  24. -pathy
    disease
  25. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  26. -phagia
    eating, swallowing
  27. -phasia
    speech
  28. -phobia
    fear
  29. -plasia
    formation, growth
  30. -plasm
    formation, growth
  31. -plegia
    paralysis
  32. -ptosis
    prolapse, downward displacement
  33. -rrhage
    bursting forth (of)
  34. -rrhagia
    bursting forth (of)
  35. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  36. -rrhexis
    rupture
  37. -sclerosis
    abnormal condition of hardening
  38. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  39. -stenosis
    narrowing, stricture
  40. -toxic
    poison
  41. -trophy
    nourishment, development

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