Med. Term Suffixes

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Med. Term Suffixes
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  1. -al
    pertaining to
  2. -ic
    pertaining to
  3. -itis
    inflammation
  4. -logy
    study of
  5. -meter
    measuring instrument
  6. -ous
    pertaining to
  7. -pathy
    disease
  8. -scope
    viewing instrument
  9. -scopy
    process of viewing 
  10. -ad
    toward
  11. -ar
    pertaining to
  12. -ion
    pertaining to
  13. -or
    pertaining to
  14. -stasis
    standing still
  15. -y
    process of
  16. -elle
    small
  17. -gen
    • produce
    • formation 
    • cause
  18. -genesis
    • origin
    • cause
  19. -genic
    • pertaining to producing
    • formation
    • causing
  20. -logist
    one who studies
  21. -oid
    resembling
  22. -oma
    • abnormal swelling
    • tumor
  23. -osis
    condition of
  24. -plasia
    • shape
    • formation
  25. -plasm
    something shaped

    may also be used as a word root
  26. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  27. -sis
    state of
  28. -some
    body
  29. -stasis
    standing still

    may be used as a word root
  30. -um
    pertaining to

    always a thing

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