Suffixes

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Suffixes
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -ancy
    condition of
  5. -blast
    embryonic state of development
  6. -cele
    swelling; herniation
  7. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
  8. -clasis
    break, fracture
  9. -desis
    binding, stabilization
  10. -dynia
    pain
  11. -ectasis/ectasia
    dilation, expansion
  12. -ectomy
    excision (removal, cutting out)
  13. -emia
    blood
  14. -genesis
    generating; formation
  15. -genic
    producing
  16. -gram
    to record/write
  17. -graphy
    process of recording
  18. -gravida
    pregnancy
  19. -ician
    specialist in a field of study
  20. -iatrist
    one who treats
  21. -ism
    condition
  22. -itis
    inflammation
  23. -lepsy
    seizure, attack
  24. -lith
    stone, calculus
  25. -lithiasis
    formation of stones
  26. -logy
    study of
  27. -logist
    one who specializes in the study of
  28. -lysis
    destruction or detachment
  29. -lytic
    destruction
  30. -mania
    a mental disorder
  31. -megaly
    enlargement
  32. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  33. -oid
    resembling
  34. -ole
    small or little
  35. -ology
    study of, knowledge of
  36. -oma
    tumor
  37. -opia
    a visual condition
  38. -ory
    pertaining to; characterized by
  39. -osis
    condition of
  40. -ostomy
    mouth, formation of an opening
  41. -otomy
    incision (cutting into tissue)
  42. -oxia
    oxygen
  43. -pathy
    disease
  44. -penia
    deficiency
  45. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  46. -philia
    attraction to
  47. -phobia
    abnormal fear
  48. -plasia
    formation, growth
  49. -plasty
    surgical repair
  50. -plegia
    paralysis
  51. -pnea
    breathing
  52. -ptosis
    prolapse (sagging)
  53. -rrhage
    excessive flow or discharge
  54. -rrhaphy
    surgically suture or repair
  55. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  56. -rrhexis
    rupture
  57. -scopy
    examination, view
  58. -stasis
    stopping or controlling
  59. -tripsy
    to crush
  60. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  61. -uria
    urine

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