Mastering Healthcare Terminology - Betsy J. Shiland

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Mastering Healthcare Terminology - Betsy J. Shiland
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  1. -icle
    small, tiny  (noun)
  2. -is
    structure, thing (noun)
  3. -ole
    small, tiny (noun)
  4. ule
    small, tiny (noun)
  5. -um
    structure, thing, membrane (noun)
  6. -y
    process of (noun)
  7. -ac
    pertaining to (adjective)
  8. -al
    pertaining to (adjective)
  9. -ar
    pertaining to (adjective)
  10. -ary
    pertaining to (adjective)
  11. -eal
    pertaining to (adjective)
  12. -ic
    pertaining to (adjective)
  13. -ous
    pertaining to (adjective)
  14. -algia
    pain (pathology)
  15. -cele
    herniation (pathology)
  16. -dynia
    pain (pathology)
  17. -emia
    blood condition (pathology)
  18. -ia
    condition (pathology)
  19. -itis
    inflammation (pathology)
  20. -malacia
    softening (pathology)
  21. -megaly
    enlargement (pathology)
  22. -oma
    tumor, mass (pathology)
  23. -osis
    abnormal condition (pathology)
  24. -pathy
    disease process (pathology)
  25. -ptosis
    prolapse, drooping, sagging (pathology)
  26. -rrhage, rrhagia
    bursting forth (pathology)
  27. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  28. rrhexis
    rupture (pathology)
  29. -sclerosis
    abnormal condition of hardening (pathology)
  30. -stenosis
    abnormal condition of narrowing (pathology)
  31. -graphy
    process of recording (diagnostic)
  32. -metry
    process of measuring (diagnostic)
  33. -opsy
    process of viewing (diagnostic)
  34. -scopy
    process of viewing (diagnostic)
  35. -ectomy
    removal, resection, excision (therapeutic)
  36. -plastry
    surgical repair (therapeutic)
  37. -rrhaphy
    suture (therapeutic)
  38. -stomy
    new opening (therapeutic)
  39. -tomy
    incision, cutting (therapeutic)
  40. -tripsy
    crushing (therapeutic)
  41. -graph
    instrument to record (instrument)
  42. -meter
    instrument to measure (instrument)
  43. -scope
    instrument to view (instrument)
  44. -tome
    instrument to cut (instrument)
  45. -tripter
    machine to crush (instrument)
  46. -trite
    instrument to crush (instrument)
  47. -er
    one who (specialty and specialist suffixes)
  48. -iatrician
    one who specializes in treatment (specialty and specialist suffixes)
  49. -iatrics
    treatment (specialty and specialist suffixes)
  50. -iatrist
    one who specializes in treatment (specialty and specialist suffixes)
  51. -iatry
    process of treatment
  52. -ist
    one who specializes
  53. -logist
    one who specializes in the study of
  54. -logy
    study of

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