Suffixes

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Suffixes
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  1. -Algia
    Pain
  2. -cele
    tumor, hernia, swelling
  3. -centesis
    puncture, tap
  4. -cide
    killing
  5. -ectasis
    dilation, stretching
  6. -ectomy
    excision (removal of)
  7. -emia
    blood
  8. -esthesia
    pertaining to sensation
  9. -form
    shaped like
  10. -gram
    record
  11. -graph
    recording instrument
  12. -graphy
    recording of DATA
  13. -iasis
    condition
  14. -ism
    condition
  15. -itis
    inflammation
  16. -logy
    study
  17. -lysis
    separation, disinigration
  18. -malacia
    softening
  19. -megaly
    enlargement (splenomegaly- enlarged spleen)
  20. -meter
    measuring instrument
  21. -metry
    measurement
  22. -odynia
    pain
  23. -oid
    like; resembling
  24. -oma
    tumor
  25. -osis
    condition
  26. -pathy
    disease
  27. -penia
    lack of
  28. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  29. -phagia
    eating
  30. -phil - philic
    attracting
  31. -plasia
    formation; production
  32. -plasty
    plastic repair
  33. -plegia
    paralysis
  34. -pnea
    breathing
  35. -poiesis
    formation, production
  36. -ptosis
    dropping (eyelids)
  37. -rhage -rhagia
    bursting forth (hemorrhage)
  38. -rhaphy
    surgical repair
  39. -rhea
    discharge (diarrhea)
  40. -rhexis
    rupture (arteriorrhexis- rupture of artery)
  41. -scope
    visual examination
  42. -stasis
    stoppage of flow
  43. -stomy
    surgical formation of an opening (gastomy)
  44. -tomy
    incision into
  45. -trophy
    nourishing
  46. -tropic
    acting on
  47. -tripsy
    crushing
  48. -uresis
    urination
  49. -uria
    urine

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