Suffixes

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Suffixes
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2013-03-01 21:14:19
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Medical Suffixes
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Medical Suffixes
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia, protrusion
  3. -cise
    cut
  4. -cyte
    cell
  5. -dynia
    pain
  6. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  7. -gen
    that which produces
  8. -genesis
    produces, generates
  9. -genic
    producing
  10. -gram
    to record
  11. -graph
    instrument for recording
  12. -ia
    state, condition
  13. -ism
    state of
  14. -itis
    inflammation
  15. -logist
    one who studies
  16. -logy
    study
  17. -lysis
    destruction
  18. -megaly
    enlargement, large
  19. -meter
    process of measuring
  20. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  21. -ology
    study of
  22. -oma
    tumor, mass
  23. -osis
    abnormal condition
  24. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  25. -pathy
    disease
  26. -penia
    lack of, deficiency
  27. -plasia
    development, growth
  28. -plasty
    surgical repair
  29. -rrhage
    excessive, abnormal flow
  30. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  31. -sclerosis
    hardening
  32. -scopy
    process of viewing or examining
  33. -stenosis
    narrowing
  34. -therapy
    treatment
  35. -thermy
    heat
  36. -trophy
    development, nourishment

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