Med Terminology Ch. 1 Suffixes

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Med Terminology Ch. 1 Suffixes
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  1. -al
    petaining to
  2. -algia
    pain
  3. -cyte
    cell
  4. -ectomy
    cutting out; removal, excision
  5. -emia
    blood condition
  6. -globin
    protein
  7. -gnos/o
    knowledge
  8. -gram
    record
  9. -ia
    condition
  10. -ic
    pertaining to
  11. -ism
    condition, process
  12. -itis
    inflammation
  13. -ist
    a specialist
  14. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  15. -logy
    study of
  16. -osis
    abnormal condition
  17. -oma
    tumor, mass
  18. -opsy
    to view
  19. -section
    cutting into an organ
  20. -sis
    state of
  21. -tomy
    process of cutting into; incision
  22. -scopy
    process of vsiual examination
  23. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  24. -osis
    abnormal condition
  25. Terms using -logy (study of)

    Cardiology-study of the heart
    Dermatology-Study of the skin
    Endocrinology- Studyof the endocrine glands
    Gastroenterology- Study of the stomach and intestines
    Gynecology-Study of women and women's diseases
    Hematology-Study of the blood
    Neurology- Study of the nerves, brain, and spinal cord
    Oncolgy-Study of tumors (cancerous or malignant)
    Ophthamology-Study of the eye
    Pathology- Study of disease
    Psychology- Study of the mind and mental disorders
    Rheumatology- Studyof joint diseases (Rheumat/o =flow of watery discharge, which was once thought to cause aches, and pain, especially in joints).

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