Suffixes Chapters 1-4

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Suffixes Chapters 1-4
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -blast
    embryonic, immature
  5. -cele
    hernia
  6. -centesis
    surgical punture to remove fluid
  7. -coccus (singular)
    berry-shaped bacterium
  8. -cocci (plural)
    berry- shaped bacteria
  9. -cyt
    cell
  10. -crine
    to secrete
  11. -drome
    to run
  12. -dynia
    pain
  13. -ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  14. -emia
    blood condition
  15. -fusion
    coming together, to pour
  16. -gen
    substances that produce
  17. -gensis
    condition of producing, forming
  18. -graph
    instrument for recording
  19. -graphy
    process of recording
  20. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in
  21. -globin
    protein
  22. -gram
    record
  23. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  24. -ion
    process
  25. -ist
    specialist
  26. -itis
    inflammation
  27. -logoy
    process of study
  28. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction,separation
  29. -lapse
    to slide, fall, sag
  30. -malacia
    softening
  31. -megaly
    enlargement
  32. -meter
    to measure
  33. -mission
    to send
  34. -eal
    pertaining to
  35. -iac
    pertaining to
  36. -ior
    pertaining to
  37. -ism
    process, condition
  38. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling,collection of fluid
  39. -opsy
    process of veiwing
  40. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used in blood cells)
  41. -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  42. -er
    one who
  43. -ia
    condition
  44. -ar
    pertaining to
  45. -ary
    pertaining to
  46. -ole
    little small
  47. -or
    one who
  48. -oxia
    oxygen
  49. -oid
    resembling, derived from
  50. -ous
    pertaining to
  51. -pathy
    disease condition
  52. -plasm
    formation
  53. -penia
    deficiency
  54. -phobia
    fear
  55. -plasia
    development, formation, growth
  56. -plasty
    surgical repair
  57. -ptosis
    drooping, falling, prolaspe
  58. - scope
    instrument for visual examination or instrument to visually examine
  59. -scopy
    process of visually examining or process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
  60. -sis
    state of; condition
  61. -somes
    bodies
  62. -sclerosis
    hardening
  63. -stasis
    controlling, stopping
  64. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth (stomia)
  65. -tomy
    incision, process of cutting into
  66. -type
    picture,classification
  67. -therapy
    treatment
  68. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  69. -tic
    pertaining to
  70. -ule
    little small
  71. -um, -ium
    structure, tissue
  72. -us
    structure, substance
  73. -y
    process, condition

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