Chapter 2 suffixes

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Chapter 2 suffixes
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  1. ad
    toward
  2. algia
    pain
  3. asthenia
    weakness
  4. blast
    immature, forming
  5. cele
    hernia
  6. cidal
    destroying, killing
  7. cide
    destroyer of, killer of
  8. clasis
    breaking
  9. clast
    breaking instrument
  10. crine
    secreting
  11. crit
    separate
  12. cyte
    cell
  13. cytosis
    condition of cells
  14. derma
    skin
  15. desis
    binding
  16. dynia
    pain
  17. ectasia
    expansion; dilation
  18. ectasis
    expanding; dilating
  19. ectomy
    removal of
  20. edema
    swelling
  21. ema
    condition
  22. emesis
    vomiting
  23. emia
    blood
  24. emic
    relating to blood
  25. esthesia
    sensation
  26. form
    in the shape of
  27. gen
    producing, coming to be
  28. genesis
    production of
  29. genic
    producing
  30. globin
    protein
  31. globulin
    protein
  32. gram
    a recording
  33. graph
    recording instrument
  34. graphy
    process of recording
  35. iasis
    pathological condition or state
  36. ic
    pertaining to
  37. ics
    treatment, practice, body of knowledge
  38. ism
    condition, disease, doctrine
  39. itis (pl., itides)
    inflammation
  40. kinesia
    movement
  41. kinesis
    movement
  42. lepsy
    condition of
  43. leptic
    having seizures
  44. logist
    one who practices
  45. logy
    study, practice
  46. lysis
    destruction of
  47. lytic
    destroying
  48. malacia
    softening
  49. mania
    obsession
  50. megaly
    enlargement
  51. meter
    measuring device
  52. metry
    measurment
  53. oid
    like, resembling
  54. oma (pl., omata)
    tumor, neoplasm
  55. opia
    vision
  56. opsia
    vision
  57. opsy
    view of
  58. osis (pl., oses)
    condition, state, process
  59. ostomy
    opening
  60. oxia
    oxygen
  61. para
    bearing
  62. paresis
    slight paralysis
  63. parous
    producing; bearing
  64. pathy
    disease
  65. penia
    deficiency
  66. pepsia
    digestion
  67. pexy
    fisation, usually done surgically
  68. phage, phagia, phagy
    eating, devouring
  69. phasia
    speaking
  70. pheresis
    removal
  71. phil
    attraction; affinity for
  72. philia
    attraction; affinity for
  73. phobia
    fear
  74. phonia
    sound
  75. phoresis
    carrying
  76. phoria
    felling; carrying
  77. phrenia
    of the mind
  78. phthisis
    wasting away
  79. phylaxis
    protection
  80. physis
    growing
  81. plakia
    plaque
  82. plasia
    formation
  83. plasm
    formation
  84. plastic
    forming
  85. plasty
    surgical repair
  86. plegia
    paralysis
  87. plegic
    one who is paralyzed
  88. pnea
    breath
  89. poiesis
    formation
  90. poietic
    forming
  91. poietin
    one that forms
  92. porosis
    lessening in density
  93. ptosis
    falling down; drooping
  94. rrhage
    discharge heavily
  95. rrhagia
    heavy discharge
  96. rrhaphy
    surgical suturing
  97. rrhea
    a flowing, a flux
  98. rrhexis
    rupture
  99. schisis
    splitting
  100. scope
    instrument (especially one used for observing or measuing)
  101. scopy
    use of an instrument for observing
  102. somnia
    sleep
  103. spasm
    contraction
  104. stasis
    contraction
  105. stat
    agent to maintain a state
  106. static
    maintaining a state
  107. stenosis
    narrowing
  108. stomy
    opening
  109. tome
    cutting instrument, segment
  110. tomy
    cutting operation
  111. trophic
    nutritional
  112. trophy
    nutrition
  113. tropia
    turning
  114. tropic
    turning toward
  115. tropy
    condition of turning toward
  116. uria
    urine
  117. version
    turning

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