Suffixes

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demy11
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Suffixes
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2012-07-19 13:34:03
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Medical Terminology: suffixes
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -ar
    pertaining to
  4. -cele
    tumor or swelling
  5. -cise
    cut
  6. -crine
    to secrete
  7. -desis
    surgical union or fixation
  8. -eal
    pertaining to
  9. -ectasis
    expansion, stretching
  10. -genic
    originating from
  11. -iasis
    conditon resulting in
  12. -kinesis
    motion
  13. -malacia
    softening
  14. -megaly
    enlarged
  15. -metry
    measurement
  16. -oid
    resembling
  17. -opia
    vision
  18. -orrhea
    discharge
  19. -ous
    pertaining to
  20. -pathy
    disease of
  21. -penia
    deficiency
  22. -plexy
    surgical fixation
  23. -phobia
    fear
  24. -ptosis
    drooping
  25. rrhexis
    breaking
  26. -rrhaphy
    suture (a stitch or row of stitches holding together the edges of a wound or surgical incision)
  27. -stasis
    halting
  28. stenosis
    narrowing
  29. -therapy
    treatment
  30. -ular
    pertaining to
  31. -uria
    urine

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