medical suffixes ch3

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medical suffixes ch3
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common medical suffixes chapter 3
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  1. pain
    • -algia
    • -dynia
  2. hernia
    -cele
  3. vomiting
    -emesis
  4. blood condition
    -emia
  5. state of; condition
    -ia
  6. inflammation
    -itis
  7. destruction; separation; breakdown
    -lysis
  8. softening
    -malacia
  9. enlargement
    -megaly
  10. tumor;mass
    -oma
  11. abnormal condition
    -osis
  12. disease process
    -pathy
  13. decrease; deficiency
    -penia
  14. irrational fear
    -phobia
  15. downard displacement; drooping; prolapse; sagging
    -ptosis
  16. spitting
    -ptysis
  17. bursting forth
    -rrhage;rhagia
  18. flow; discharge
    -rrhea
  19. rupture
    -rrhexis
  20. hardening
    -sclerosis
  21. sudden, involuntary contraction
    -spasm
  22. narrowing; stricture
    -stenosis
  23. process
    -y
  24. instrument used to record
    -graph
  25. instrument used to measure; process of measuring
    -meter
  26. to view
    -opsy
  27. instrument used to visually examine
    -scope
  28. process of visually examining
    -scopy
  29. surgical puncture to remove fluid
    -centesis
  30. surgical binding; surgical fusion
    -desis
  31. excision
    -ectomy
  32. surgical fixation
    -pexy
  33. surgical reconstruction; surgical repair
    -plasty
  34. suture; sew
    -rrhaphy
  35. stoppage; stopping; controlling
    -stasis
  36. new opening; artificial opening
    -stomy
  37. instrument used to cut
    -tome
  38. process of cutting; incision
    -tomy
  39. cell
    -cyte
  40. specialist;
    -er; -ician; -logist
  41. process
    -ion
  42. study of; process of study
    -ion
  43. study of; process of study
    -logy
  44. one who; person or thing that does something
    -or
  45. formation; development
    -plasia
  46. production; manufacture
    -poiesis
  47. produced by; producing
    -genic
  48. resembling
    -oid
  49. small
    -ole; -ule
  50. pertaining to
    -ac; -al; -ary; -eal; --ic; -ous

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