Medical Word Building-Suffixes (Ab-Ce)

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Medical Word Building-Suffixes (Ab-Ce)
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2013-11-02 14:17:12
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Medical Prefix Ab thru Ce
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Medical Prefix Ab thru Ce
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  1. Suffix: -able/-ible*
    Meaning: capable of

    Example: remarkable
  2. Prefix: -ac/-al/-an/-ar/-ary/-eal/-ic/-ive/-tic*
    Meaning: pertaining to

    Example: fundal/pancreatic
  3. Suffix: -ase
    Meaning: enzyme

    Example: amylase
  4. Suffix: -algia
    Meaning: pain

    Example: myalgia
  5. Suffix: -cele
    Meaning: hernia (protrusion of organ through its containing wall)

    Example: cystocele

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