Chapter 2 suffixes

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Chapter 2 suffixes
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  1. -algesia
    condition of pain
  2. -ant
    forming
  3. -ase
    enzyme
  4. -ate
    use, action
  5. -blast
    immature cell, or germ cell
  6. -cide
    to kill
  7. -crit
    to separate
  8. -cuspid
    point
  9. -cyst
    bladder or sac
  10. -cyte
    cell
  11. -dipsia
    thirst
  12. -drome
    that which runs together
  13. -er
    relating to, one who
  14. -gen
    formation or produce
  15. -genesis
    formation or produce
  16. -ide
    having a particular quality
  17. -ive
    nature of, quality of
  18. -liter
    liter
  19. -logy
    study of
  20. -lymph
    clear fluid, serum, pale fluid
  21. -or
    one who, a doer
  22. -phil
    attraction
  23. -stasis
    control, stop, stand still
  24. -therapy
    treatment
  25. -thermy
    heat
  26. -um
    tissue, structure
  27. -uria
    urination, condition of urine
  28. -ac, -ad, -al, -ar, -ary, -ic, -ile, -ior,
    -ose, -ous, -tic, -us, -y
    pertaining to
  29. -esis, -ia, -ism, -osis, -y
    condition of
  30. -iatry
    treatment
  31. -ician
    physician, doctor
  32. -ist
    specialist
  33. -cle, -icle, -ole, -ula, -ule
    small
  34. -ectasis
    dilatation, dilation, distention, stretching, expansion
  35. -genic
    formation, produce
  36. -gram
    a weight, mark, record
  37. -lysis
    destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening, dissolution
  38. -penia
    lack of, deficiency, abnormal reduction
  39. -plasm
    a thing formed, plasma
  40. -plegia
    stroke, paralysis, palsy
  41. -ptosis
    prolapse, drooping, falling down, sagging
  42. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  43. -scopy
    to view, examine, visual examination
  44. -spasm
    tension, spasm, contraction
  45. -staxis
    dripping, trickling
  46. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  47. -algia
    pain, ache
  48. -asthenia
    weakness
  49. -betes
    to go
  50. -cele
    hernia, tumor, swelling
  51. -cusis
    hearing
  52. -derma
    skin
  53. -dynia
    pain, ache
  54. -ectasis
    dilation, distention
  55. -edema
    swelling
  56. -emesis
    vomiting
  57. -ion
    process
  58. -itis
    inflamation
  59. -kinesis
    motion
  60. -lepsy
    seizure
  61. -lexia
    diction, word phrase
  62. -malacia
    softening
  63. -mania
    madness
  64. -megaly
    enlargement, large
  65. -mnesia
    memory
  66. -noia
    mind
  67. -oid
    resemble
  68. -oma
    tumor
  69. -opia
    sight, vision
  70. -oxia
    oxygen
  71. -pathy
    disease, emotion
  72. -pepsia
    to digest
  73. -phagia
    to eat, to swallow
  74. -phasia
    to speak, speech
  75. -phobia
    fear
  76. -plasia
    formation, produce
  77. -pnea
    breathing
  78. -ptysis
    spitting
  79. -rrhage
    bursting forth
  80. -rrhexisi
    rupture
  81. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  82. -clasis
    a break
  83. -desis
    binding
  84. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  85. -graph
    instrument for recording
  86. -graphy
    recording
  87. -ize
    to make, to treat or combine with
  88. -lysis
    destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening
  89. -meter
    instrument to measure
  90. -metry
    measurement
  91. -opsy
    to view
  92. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  93. -pheresis
    remove
  94. -plasty
    surgical repair
  95. -rrhaphy
    suture
  96. -stomy
    new opening
  97. -tome
    instrument to cut
  98. -tomy
    incision
  99. -tripsy
    crushing

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