Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -algesia
    pain, sensitivity
  4. -algia
    pain
  5. -an
    pertaining to
  6. -apheresis
    removal, carry away
  7. -ar
    pertaining to
  8. -arche
    beginning
  9. -ary
    pertaining to
  10. -asthenia
    weakness
  11. -blast
    immature,embryonic
  12. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  13. -cele
    hernia, protrusion
  14. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  15. -cise
    cut
  16. -clasia
    to surgically break
  17. -crine
    to secrete
  18. -cusis
    hearing
  19. -cyesis
    state of pregnancy
  20. -cyte
    cell
  21. -cytosis
    more than the normal number of cells
  22. -derma
    skin
  23. -desis
    stabilize, fuse
  24. -dipsia
    thirst
  25. -dynia
    pain
  26. -eal
    pertaining to
  27. -ectasia
    dilation
  28. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  29. -ectomy
    surgical removal, excision
  30. -emesis
    vomit
  31. -emia
    blood condition
  32. -esthesia
    feeling, sensation
  33. -gen
    that which produces
  34. -genic
    producing, produced by
  35. -globin
    protein
  36. -globulin
    protein
  37. -gram
    record, picture
  38. -graph
    instrument for recording
  39. -graphy
    process of recording
  40. -gravida
    pregnancy
  41. -ia
    state condition
  42. -iac
    pertaining to
  43. -iasis
    abnormal conditon
  44. -iatrist
    physician
  45. -ic
    pertaining to
  46. -ical
    pertaining to
  47. -ile
    pertaining to
  48. -ior
    pertaining to
  49. -ism
    state of
  50. -itis
    inflammation
  51. -kinesia
    movement
  52. -listhesis
    slipping
  53. -lith
    stone
  54. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  55. -logist
    one who studies
  56. -logy
    study of
  57. -lucent
    to shine through
  58. -lysis
    destruction
  59. -mlacia
    abnormal softening
  60. -mania
    excessive excitement
  61. -manometer
    instrument to measure pressure
  62. -megaly
    enlargement, large
  63. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  64. -metrist
    one who measures
  65. -metry
    process of measuring
  66. -ole
    small
  67. -oma
    tumor,mass
  68. -opaque
    nontransparent
  69. -opia
    vision
  70. -opsy
    view of
  71. -orexia
    appetite
  72. -ory
    pertaining to
  73. -ose
    pertaining to
  74. -osis
    abnormal condition
  75. -osmia
    smell
  76. -ostomy
    cutting into, incision
  77. -ous
    pertaining to
  78. -para
    to bear (offspring)
  79. -paresis
    weakness
  80. -partum
    childbirth
  81. -pathy
    disease
  82. -penia
    abnormal decrease, to few
  83. -pepsia
    digestion
  84. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  85. -phage
    eat, swallow
  86. -phagia
    eat, swallow
  87. -phasia
    speech
  88. -phil
    attracted to
  89. -philia
    to have an attraction for
  90. -phobia
    irrational fear
  91. -phonia
    voice
  92. -phoresis
    carrying
  93. -plasia
    growth, formation, development
  94. -plasm
    growth, formation, development
  95. -plasty
    surgical repair
  96. -plegia
    paralysis
  97. -pnea
    breathing
  98. -poiesis
    formation
  99. -porosis
    porous
  100. -prandial
    pertaining to a meal
  101. -ptosis
    drooping
  102. -ptysis
    spitting
  103. -rrahge
    excessive, abnormal flow
  104. -rrhaphy
    suture
  105. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  106. -rrhexis
    rupture
  107. -salpinx
    fallopian tube
  108. -sclerosis
    hardening
  109. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  110. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  111. -spermia
    condition fo sperm
  112. -stasis
    standing still
  113. -stenosis
    narrowing
  114. -taxia
    muscular coordiantion
  115. -tension
    pressure
  116. -therapy
    treatmetn
  117. -thorax
    chest
  118. -tic
    pertaining to
  119. -tocia
    labor, childbirth
  120. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  121. -tonia
    tone
  122. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  123. -trophy
    nurishment, development
  124. -tropia
    to turn
  125. -tropin
    stimulate
  126. -ule
    small
  127. -uria
    condition of the urine

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