Med Term Module 1: Suffixes

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Med Term Module 1: Suffixes
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  1. -al; -ac; -ar; -ary; -ia; -ic; -tic; -ory; -eal; -ous; -tous
    Pertaining to
  2. -algia
    Pain
  3. -dynia
    Pain
  4. -cele
    hernia
  5. -centesis
    surgical procedure
  6. -cide; -cidal
    destroying; killing
  7. -clast; -clasis
    breaking
  8. -cyte
    cell
  9. -derma
    skin
  10. -dipsia
    thirst
  11. -ectasis
    dilation; expansion
  12. -ectomy
    excision; surgical removal
  13. -edema
    swelling
  14. -emia
    a condition of the blood
  15. -emesis
    vomiting
  16. -esthesia
    senstation
  17. -gen; -genesis
    creating; producing
  18. -gram
    record
  19. -graph
    recording instrument
  20. -graphy
    process of recording
  21. -gravida
    pregnant woman
  22. -ia; -ism
    condition
  23. -iasis
    pathological condition
  24. -ist
    specialist
  25. -itis
    inflammation
  26. -kinesis; -kinesia
    movement
  27. -lith
    stone
  28. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  29. -logy
    study of
  30. -lysis
    destruction of
  31. -malacia
    softening
  32. -megaly
    enlargment
  33. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  34. -metry
    measurement
  35. -oid
    resembling
  36. -ole; -ule
    small
  37. -oma
    tumor
  38. -opia
    vision
  39. -osis
    abnormal condition
  40. -oxia
    oxygen
  41. -paresis
    slight or partial paralysis
  42. -pathy
    disease
  43. -pause; -stasis
    cessation; stopping
  44. -penia
    deficiency
  45. -pesia
    digestion
  46. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  47. -phagia; -phage
    eating; swallowing
  48. -phasia
    speech
  49. -phobia
    fear
  50. -phoria
    feeling
  51. -plasm; -plasia
    formation; growth
  52. -plasty
    surgical repair
  53. -plegia
    paralysis
  54. -pnea
    breathing
  55. -ptosis
    drooping; prolapse
  56. -rrhagia; -rrhage
    bursting forth
  57. -rrhaphy
    suture; suturing
  58. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  59. -rrhexis
    rupture
  60. -scope
    instrument used to view
  61. -scopy
    visual examination
  62. -stenosis
    narrowing structure
  63. -stomy
    mouth-like opening
  64. -therapy
    treatment
  65. -tome
    cutting instrument
  66. -tripsy
    crushing
  67. -trophy
    nourishment or growth
  68. -uria
    urine

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