Suffixes

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Suffixes Med Terms Nursing 100
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Suffixes Med Terms Nursing 100
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  1. -al, -ac
    Pertaining to
  2. -algia
    Pain
  3. -aps, -apt
    Fit, fasten
  4. -arche
    Beginning, origin
  5. -ase
    Signifies an enzyme
  6. -blast
    Sprout, make
  7. -centesis
    A piercing
  8. -cide
    To kill
  9. -clast
    Break, destroy
  10. -crine
    Release, secrete
  11. -ectomy
    A cutting out
  12. -emesis
    Vomiting
  13. -emia
    Refers to blood
  14. -flux
    Flow
  15. -gen
    Creates, forms
  16. -genesis
    Creation
  17. -gram
    Something written
  18. -graph(y)
    To write, draw
  19. -hydrate
    Containing water
  20. -ia, -sia
    Condition process
  21. -iasis
    Abnormal condition
  22. -ic, -ac
    Pertaing to
  23. -in
    Signifies protein
  24. -ism
    "Condition of"
  25. -itis
    "Inflammation of"
  26. -lemma
    Rind, peel
  27. -lepsy
    Seizure
  28. -lith
    Stone, rock
  29. -logy
    Study of
  30. -lunar
    Moon, moonlike
  31. -malacia
    Softening
  32. -megaly
    Enlargement
  33. -metric, -metry
    Measurement
  34. -oid
    Like, in shape of
  35. -oma
    Tumor
  36. -opia
    Vision
  37. -oscopy
    Viewing
  38. -ose
    Signifies a carbohydrate
  39. -osis
    Condition, process
  40. -ostomy
    Opening
  41. -otomy
    Cut
  42. -penia
    Lack
  43. -phillic
    Loving
  44. -phobic
    Fearing
  45. -phragm
    Partition
  46. -plasia
    Growth, formation
  47. -plasm
    Substance, matter
  48. -plasty
    Shape, make
  49. -plegia
    Paralysis
  50. -pnea
    Breath, breathing
  51. -rrhagia
    Discharge
  52. -rrhaphy
    Sew, suture
  53. -rrhea
    Flow
  54. -some
    Body
  55. -tension, -tensin
    Pressure
  56. -tonic
    Pressure, tension
  57. -tripsy
    Crushing
  58. -ule
    Small, little
  59. -uria
    Refers to urine

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