Med Term suffixes

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Med Term suffixes
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medical terminology suffixes
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -ar
    pertaining to
  4. -ary
    pertaining to
  5. -ation
    a process; being or having
  6. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  7. -gram
    a record or picture
  8. -graphy
    process of recording
  9. -ia
    condition; state; thing
  10. -iatry
    medical treatment
  11. -ic
    pertaining to
  12. -ics
    knowledge; practice
  13. -ine
    pertaining to
  14. -ion
    action; condition
  15. -ism
    process; disease from a specific cause
  16. -ist
    one who specializes in
  17. -itis
    inflammation of; infection of
  18. -ive
    pertaining to
  19. -logy
    the study of
  20. -megaly
    enlargement
  21. -metry
    process of measuring
  22. -oma
    tumor; mass
  23. -osis
    condition; abnormal condition; process
  24. -ous
    pertaining to
  25. -pathy
    disease
  26. -scope
    instrument used to examine
  27. -scopy
    process of using an instrument to examine
  28. -stomy
    surgically created opening
  29. -therapy
    treatment
  30. -tomy
    process of cutting or making an incision

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