Common Suffixes

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Common Suffixes
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  1. -ac, -al, -an
    Pertaining to
  2. -ad
    Toward
  3. -algesia
    Sensitivity to pain
  4. -algia
    Pain
  5. -ar, -ary
    Pertaining to
  6. -arche
    Beginning
  7. -ase
    Enzyme
  8. -blast
    Immature, Embryonic
  9. -carcinoma
    Cancer of epithelial origin
  10. -cele
    Herniation, Protrusion
  11. -centesis
    Surgical Puncture
  12. -chezian
    Condition of Stool
  13. -cusis, -acusis
    Hearing
  14. -cyte
    Cell
  15. -desis
    Binding or Surgical Fusion
  16. -dipsia
    Condition of thirst
  17. -dynia
    Pain
  18. -eal, -iac, -ior
    Pertaining to
  19. -ectomy
    Surgical Removal
  20. -edema
    Swelling
  21. -emesis
    Vomiting
  22. -emia
    Blood Condition
  23. -esthesia
    Condition of Feeling, Sensation
  24. -esis
    Condition of
  25. -genesis
    Generating, Formation, Origin
  26. -gnosia
    Conditioon of Knowing
  27. -gram
    Record or Picture
  28. -graph
    Instrument to Record
  29. -graphia
    Condition of Writing
  30. -graphy
    Process of Recording
  31. -gravida
    Pregnancy, Gestation
  32. -ia
    Condition
  33. -iasis
    condition, Presence of
  34. -iatric (s)
    Field of Medicine
  35. -istrist, -ician
    Specialist in a Field of Study
  36. -iatry
    Field of Medicine
  37. -ic, -id, -ile
    Pertaining to
  38. -ism
    Condition
  39. -itis
    Inflammation
  40. -lepsy
    Seizure or Sudden Attack
  41. -lexia
    Condition of Reading
  42. -lithotomy
    Removal of Stone
  43. -logist
    One Who Specializes in the Study
  44. -logy
    The Study of
  45. -lysis
    Destruction, Breaking Down
  46. -malacia
    Softening
  47. -mania
    Mental Disorder, Madness
  48. -megaly
    Enlargement
  49. -meter
    Instrument to Measure
  50. -metry
    Process of Measuring
  51. -occult
    Secret, Hidden
  52. -oid
    Resembling, Like
  53. -oma
    Tumor
  54. -opia, -opsia
    Visual Condition
  55. -ory, -ous
    Pertaining to
  56. -osis
    Abnormal Condition
  57. -para
    Delivery, Parturition
  58. -paresis
    Slight Paralysis, Weakness
  59. -pathy
    Disease
  60. -penia
    Decrease, Deficiency
  61. -pepsia
    Digestion
  62. -pexy
    Fixation, Suspension
  63. -phagia
    Condition of Eating, Swallowing
  64. -phasia
    Condition of Speaking
  65. -phil, -philia
    Attracted to
  66. -phobia
    Abnormal Fear, Sensitivity
  67. -plasia
    Condition of Formation
  68. -plasty
    Surgical Repair
  69. -plegia
    Paralysis; Stroke
  70. -pnea
    Breathing
  71. -poiesis
    Formation, Production
  72. -ptosis
    Drooping, Prolapse, Falling
  73. -ptysis
    Spitting, Coughing up
  74. -rrhagia
    Excessive flow, Bursting Forth
  75. -rrhaphy
    Suture, Repair
  76. -rrhea
    Drainage, Flow, Discharge
  77. -rrhexis
    Rupture
  78. -salpinx
    Tube, fallopian or Eustachian
  79. -sarcoma
    Connective Tissue Cancer
  80. -sclerosis
    Abnormal Hardening Conition
  81. -scope
    Instrument to View
  82. -scopy
    Process of Viewing
  83. -stalsis
    Contraction
  84. -stasis
    Stopping, Controlling
  85. -stenosis
    Abnormal Narowing Condition
  86. -stomy
    New Opening
  87. -tocia
    Condition of Labor, Delivery
  88. -tome
    Instrument to Cut
  89. -tomy
    Incision
  90. -tripsy
    Process of Crushing
  91. -trophy
    Process of Nourishment
  92. -um
    Structure, Thing, Membrane
  93. -uria
    Urinary Condition
  94. -us
    Structure, Thing
  95. -y
    Process of
  96. -glia
    Glue
  97. -on
    Structure
  98. -cephalus
    Head
  99. -fida
    Split
  100. -lalia
    Condition of babbling
  101. -thymia
    Condition of the mind
  102. -ation
    Process of
  103. -ion
    Process of
  104. -chalasis
    Relaxation, Slackening
  105. -a
    Noun ending
  106. -metric
    Pertaining to measurement
  107. -crine
    To secrete
  108. -is
    Structure

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