Medical Terminology Chapter 3 @ TCC

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Medical Terminology Chapter 3 @ TCC
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Noun Suffixes Their Meanings
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Davi-Ellen Chabner Ninth Edition
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
  3. -cele
    hernia
  4. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  5. -coccus ( cocci )
    berry-shaped bacterium
  6. -cyte
    cell
  7. -dynia
    pain
  8. -ectomy
    removal, excision, resection
  9. -emia
    blood condition
  10. -er
    one who
  11. -genesis
    producing forming
  12. -gram
    record
  13. -graph
    instrument for recording
  14. -graphy
    process of recording
  15. -ia
    condition
  16. -ist
    specialist
  17. -itis
    inflammation
  18. -ology
    study ( process of )
  19. -lysis
    breakdown; separation
  20. -malacia
    softening
  21. -megaly
    enlargement
  22. -ole
    little, small
  23. -oma
    tumor; mass; fluid collection
  24. -opsy
    view of
  25. -osis
    condition; usually abnormal
  26. -pathy
    diseaseĀ ; emotion
  27. -penia
    deficiency
  28. -phpbia
    fear
  29. -plasia
    development; formation growth
  30. -plasty
    surgical repair
  31. -ptosis
    falling; drooping; prolapse
  32. -sclerosis
    hardening
  33. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  34. -scopy
    visual examination
  35. -stasis
    stopping, controlling; placing
  36. -stomy
    new opening ( to form a mouth )
  37. -therapy
    treatmeat
  38. -tomy
    process of cutting
  39. -trophy
    nourishment; development
  40. -ule
    little; small
  41. -um, -ium
    structure; tissue; thing
  42. -us
    structure; thing
  43. -y
    condition; process

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