Ch 03 Suffixes Part 2

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Ch 03 Suffixes Part 2
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  1. thromb/o
    clot
  2. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  3. trache/o
    trachea
  4. ven/o
    vein
  5. -algia
    pain
  6. -cele
    hernia
  7. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  8. -coccus
    -cocci
    berry-shaped bacterium (bacteria)
  9. -cyte
    cell
  10. -dynia
    pain
  11. -ectomy
    excision, removal, resection
  12. -emia
    blood condition
  13. -genesis
    condition of producing, forming
  14. -gram
    record
  15. -graph
    instrument for recording
  16. -graphy
    process of recording
  17. -itis
    inflammation
  18. -logy
    study of
  19. -lysis
    • breakdown
    • destruction
    • separation
  20. -malacia
    softening
  21. -megaly
    enlargment
  22. -oma
    tumor, mass, collection of fluid
  23. -opsy
    to view
  24. -osis
    abnormal condition
  25. -pathy
    disease condition
  26. -penia
    deficiency
  27. -phobia
    fear
  28. -plasia
    development, formation, growth
  29. -plasty
    surgical repair
  30. -ptosis
    drooping, falling, prolapse
  31. -sclerosis
    hardening
  32. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  33. -scopy
    process of visual examination
  34. -stasis
    controlling, stopping
  35. -stomy
    new opening
  36. -therapy
    treatment
  37. -tomy
    incision, cutting into
  38. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  39. -er
    one who
  40. -ia
    condition
  41. -ist
    specialist
  42. -ole
    -ule
    little, small
  43. -us
    structure, substance
  44. -um
    -ium
    structure, tissue
  45. -y
    condition, process
  46. -ac
    -iac
    pertaining to
  47. -al
    pertaining to
  48. -ar
    pertaining to
  49. -ary
    pertaining to
  50. -eal
    pertaining to
  51. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by or in
  52. -ic
    -ical
    pertaining to
  53. -oid
    resembling, derived from
  54. -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  55. -ous
    pertaining to
  56. -tic
    pertaining to

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