Suffixes

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Suffixes
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia, protrusion
  3. -cyte
    cell
  4. -dynia
    pain
  5. -ectasis
    dilation
  6. -gen
    that which produces
  7. -genesis
    produces, generates
  8. -genic
    producing, produced by
  9. -ia
    state, condition
  10. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  11. -iatry
    medical treatment
  12. -ism
    state of
  13. -itis
    inflammation
  14. -logist
    one who studies
  15. -logy
    study of
  16. -lysis
    destruction
  17. -lytic
    destruction
  18. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  19. -megaly
    enlargement, large
  20. -oid
    resembling
  21. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  22. -osis
    abnormal condition
  23. -pathy
    disease
  24. -phobia
    fear
  25. -plasia
    developnent, growth
  26. -plasm
    formation, development
  27. -ptosis
    drooping
  28. -rrhage
    excessive, abnormal flow
  29. -rrhagia
    abnormal flow condition
  30. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  31. -rrhexis
    rupture
  32. -sclerosis
    hardening
  33. -stenosis
    narrowing
  34. -therapy
    treatment
  35. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  36. -ule
    small
  37. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  38. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  39. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  40. -otomy
    cutting into
  41. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  42. -plasty
    surgical repair
  43. -rrhaphy
    suture
  44. -gram
    record of picture
  45. -graph
    instrument for recording
  46. -graphy
    process of recording
  47. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  48. -metry
    process of measuring
  49. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  50. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  51. -ose
    resembling
  52. -derma
    skin condition
  53. -opsy
    view of
  54. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  55. -emic
    blood condition
  56. -ic
    pertaining to

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