Medical Terminology - Suffix

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Medical Terminology - Suffix
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Medical Terminology - Suffixes
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -asis
    condition, usually abnormal
  3. -cele
    hernia, herniation, pouching
  4. -centesis
    puncture and aspiration of
  5. -cyte
    cell
  6. -ectasis
    dilation, stretching
  7. -ectomy
    excision, removal of
  8. -emia
    blood condition
  9. -genesis
    development, production, creation
  10. -genic
    producing, causing
  11. -gram
    record
  12. -graph
    a diagram, a recording instrument
  13. -graphy
    making a recording
  14. -iasis
    condition of
  15. -ism
    a condition
  16. -itis
    inflammation
  17. -logy
    the study of
  18. -lysis
    destruction of, decomposition
  19. -megaly
    enlargement
  20. -meter
    measuring instrument
  21. -oma
    tumor
  22. -osis
    condition
  23. -pathy
    disease
  24. -penia
    lack, deficiency
  25. -phagia
    to eat or consume, swallowing
  26. -phasia
    speaking
  27. -phobia
    an exaggerated fear
  28. -plasty
    surgical repair or reshaping
  29. -plegia
    paralysis
  30. -ptosis
    falling, sagging, dropping down
  31. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    excessive flow
  32. -rrhaphy
    stitching, suturing
  33. -rrhea
    profuse flow, discharge
  34. -scope
    examination instrument
  35. -scopy
    examination using a scope
  36. -stasis
    maintenance, maintaining a constant level
  37. -stomy, -ostomy
    creation of an opening
  38. -tomy, -otomy
    incision, cutting into
  39. -uria
    condition of the urine

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