Chapter 3--Suffixes

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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. acr/o
    extremities, top, extreme point
  3. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  4. aden/o
    gland
  5. adip/o
    fat
  6. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  7. angi/o
    vessel
  8. arteri/o
    artery
  9. arthr/o
    joint
  10. axill/o
    armpit
  11. bi/o
    life
  12. blephar/o
    eyelid
  13. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  14. carcin/o
    cancer
  15. cardi/o
    heart
  16. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  17. chondr/o
    cartilage
  18. chron/o
    time
  19. col/o
    colon (large intestine)
  20. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  21. encephal/o
    brain
  22. erythr/o
    red
  23. hem/o
    blood
  24. hepat/o
    liver
  25. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  26. inguin/o
    groin
  27. isch/o
    to hold back
  28. lapar/o
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  29. laryng/o
    larynx
  30. leuk/o
    white
  31. lymph/o
    lymph
  32. mamm/o
    breast
  33. mast/o
    breast
  34. morph/o
    shape, form
  35. muc/o
    mucus
  36. my/o
    muscle
  37. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  38. necr/o
    death (of cells or the whole body)
  39. nephr/o
    kidney
  40. neur/o
    nerve
  41. neutr/o
    neutrophil (a white blood cell)
  42. nucle/o
    nucleus
  43. ophthalm/o
    eye
  44. oste/o
    bone
  45. ot/o
    ear
  46. path/o
    disease
  47. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  48. phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  49. phleb/o
    vein
  50. plas/o
    formation, development
  51. pleur/o
    pleura (membrane surrounding lugs and adjacent to chest wall)
  52. pneumon/o
    lungs
  53. pulmon/o
    lungs
  54. radi/o
    x-rays
  55. rect/o
    rectum
  56. ren/o
    kidney
  57. rhin/o
    nose
  58. sarc/o
    flesh
  59. splen/o
    spleen
  60. staphyl/o
    clusters
  61. strept/o
    twisted chains
  62. thorac/o
    chest
  63. thromb/o
    clot
  64. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  65. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  66. ven/o
    vein
  67. -algia
    pain
  68. -cele
    hernia
  69. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  70. -coccus
    berry shaped bacterium (singular)
  71. -cocci
    berry shaped bacteria (plural)
  72. -cyte
    cell
  73. -dynia
    pain
  74. -ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  75. -emia
    blood condition
  76. -genesis
    condition of producing, forming
  77. -gram
    record
  78. -graph
    instrument for recording
  79. -graphy
    process of recording
  80. -itis
    inflammation
  81. -logy
    study of
  82. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction, seperation
  83. -malacia
    softening
  84. -megaly
    enlargement
  85. -oma
    tumor, mass, collection of fluid
  86. -opsy
    to view
  87. -osis
    condtion, usually abnormal
  88. -pathy
    disease condition
  89. -penia
    deficiency
  90. -phobia
    fear
  91. -plasia
    development, growth, formation
  92. -plasty
    surgical repair
  93. -ptosis
    drooping, falling, prolapse
  94. -sclerosis
    hardening
  95. -scope
    instrument for visually examination
  96. -scopy
    process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
  97. -stasis
    controlling, stopping
  98. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth (stoma)
  99. -therapy
    treatment
  100. -tomy
    incision, cutting into
  101. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  102. -er
    one who
  103. -ia
    condition
  104. -ist
    specialist
  105. -ole
    little, small
  106. -ule
    little, small
  107. -um
    structure, tissue
  108. -ium
    structure, tissue
  109. -us
    structure, substance
  110. -y
    condition, process
  111. -ac
    pertaining to
  112. -iac
    pertaining to
  113. -al
    pertaining to
  114. -ar
    pertaining to
  115. -ary
    pertaining to
  116. -eal
    pertaining to
  117. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by or in
  118. -ic
    pertaining to
  119. -ical
    pertaining to
  120. -oid
    resembling, derived from
  121. -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  122. -ous
    pertaining to
  123. -tic
    pertaining to
  124. hernia
    protrusion of an organ or the muscular wall of an organ through the cavity that normally contains it
  125. hiatal hernia
    occurs when the stomach protrudes upward through the mediastinum through the esophageal opening in the diaphragm
  126. inguinal hernia
    occurs when part of the intestine protrudes downward into the groin region and commonly into the scrotal sac in the male
  127. cystocele
    occurs when part of the urinary bladder herniates through the vaginal wall as a result of weakness of the pelvic muscles
  128. rectocele
    the protrusion of a portion of the rectum toward the vagina
  129. omphalocele
    a herniation of the intestines through a weakness in the abdominal wall around the navel occurring in infants at birth

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