Chapter 3 Review: Noun Suffixes

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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia
  3. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  4. -coccus
    berry-shaped bacterium
  5. -cyte
    cell
  6. -dynia
    pain
  7. -ectomy
    removal, excision, resection
  8. -emia
    blood condition
  9. -er
    one who
  10. -genesis
    pertaining; forming
  11. -gram
    record
  12. -graph
    instrument for recording
  13. -graphy
    process of recording
  14. -ia
    condition
  15. -ist
    specialist
  16. -itis
    inflammation
  17. -logy
    study of
  18. -lysis
    breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
  19. -malacia
    softening
  20. -megaly
    enlargement
  21. -ole
    little; small
  22. -oma
    tumor; mass; fluid; collection
  23. -opsy
    view of
  24. -osis
    condition; usually abnormal
  25. -pathy
    disease; emotion
  26. -penia
    deficiency
  27. -phobia
    fear
  28. -plasia
    development; formation; growth
  29. -plasty
    surgical repair
  30. -ptosis
    falling; drooping; prolapse
  31. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  32. -sclerosis
    hardening
  33. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  34. -scopy
    visual examination
  35. -stasis
    stop; control; place
  36. -stomy
    new opening (to form a mouth)
  37. -therapy
    treatment
  38. -tomy
    process of cutting
  39. -trophy
    nourishment; development (condition of)
  40. -ule
    little; small
  41. -um, -ium
    structure; tissue; thing; one
  42. -us
    structure; thing
  43. -y
    condition; process

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Chapter 3 Review: Noun Suffixes
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Davi-Ellen Chabner The Language Of Medicine 11th Edition
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