Common Suffixes

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Common Suffixes
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  1. ac, al, ar, ary
    pertaining to
  2. apheresis
    removal
  3. asthenia
    weakness
  4. atresis
    absence of normal body opening
  5. cal
    pertaining to
  6. capnia
    carbon dioxide
  7. cele
    hernia, protrusion
  8. centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  9. clasis, clast
    break
  10. crine
    secrete
  11. crit
    to seperate
  12. desis
    surgical fixation, fusion
  13. drome
    run, running
  14. eal
    pertaining to
  15. ectasis
    stretching out, dilation, expansion
  16. emia
    blood condition
  17. emesis
    vomiting
  18. gen
    agent that causes or produces
  19. genesis
    origin, cause
  20. genic
    producing, causing, originating
  21. gram
    instrument for recording, picture, record
  22. graphy
    process of producing a picture
  23. ia
    diseased, abnormal condition
  24. iasis, esis
    condition
  25. iatry
    physician, treatment
  26. ical, ial, ic, ior
    pertianing to
  27. ictal
    seizure, attack
  28. lysis
    loosening, dissolution, separating
  29. malacia
    abnormal softening
  30. metry
    measurement
  31. odynea
    pain
  32. oid
    resembling
  33. ologist
    specialist
  34. oma
    tumor
  35. opia
    vision
  36. opsy
    to view
  37. ory, ose, ous
    pertaining to
  38. osis
    abnormal condition
  39. ostomy
    surgically created opening
  40. oxia
    oxygen
  41. paresis
    slight paralysis
  42. penia
    abnormal reduction in number
  43. pepsia
    digestion
  44. pexy
    surgical fixation, suspension
  45. phagia
    eating, swallowing
  46. phonia
    voice, sound
  47. plegia
    paralysis
  48. pnea
    breating
  49. poiesis
    formation
  50. ptosis
    drooping, sagging, prolapse
  51. rrhage, rrhagia
    bleeding, bursting forth
  52. rrhaphy
    surgical suturing
  53. rrhea
    flow, discharge
  54. rrhexis
    rupture
  55. sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  56. schisis
    split, sissure
  57. sis
    state of
  58. stasis
    control, maintenance at a constant level
  59. stenosis
    abnormal tightening, narrowing
  60. tome
    instrument used to cut
  61. scopy
    visual examination
  62. scope
    visual examine with instrument
  63. physis
    growth
  64. plasia
    formation
  65. plasm
    formative material of cell
  66. plasty
    surgical repair
  67. tripsy
    surgical crushing
  68. trophy
    development
  69. thorax
    chest
  70. uria
    urine

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