Medical Suffixes

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Medical Suffixes
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  1. -ac; al
    pertaining to
  2. -age
    related to
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -cele
    hernia, swelling
  5. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  6. -ces
    cut
  7. -cide
    kill
  8. -clasis
    to breakdown, refracture
  9. -cyte
    cell
  10. -desis
    binding, stabilization
  11. -dynia
    pain
  12. ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  13. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  14. -emia
    blood
  15. -gram
    record
  16. -graph
    instrument of recording
  17. -graphy
    process of recording
  18. -ian
    authorized practioner of medicine
  19. -iasis
    abnormal condition, formation, of, presence of
  20. -ic
    pertaining to
  21. -ion
    process
  22. -iatry
    treating
  23. -ism
    condition
  24. -itis
    inflamation
  25. -ity
    condition
  26. -ive
    nature of or condition of
  27. -kinesia
    motion
  28. -lepsy
    seizure
  29. -lexia
    diction
  30. -lith
    stone
  31. -logy
    study of
  32. -lymph
    serum, clear fluid
  33. -lysis
    destruction
  34. -lytec
    breaking up
  35. -malacia
    softening
  36. -mania
    madness
  37. -megaly
    enlargement
  38. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  39. -metry
    process of measuring
  40. -morph
    form
  41. -noia
    mind
  42. -oid
    resemble
  43. -ole
    small version
  44. -ologist
    one who studies
  45. -oma
    tumor
  46. -opia
    vision
  47. -or
    one who, doer
  48. -orexia
    appetite
  49. -ose
    like
  50. -osis
    abnormal condition
  51. -paresis
    weakness
  52. -pathy
    disease
  53. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  54. -pepsia
    digestion
  55. -pexy
    surgical fixation

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