medical suffixes

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medical suffixes
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2010-09-25 13:46:49
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -cele
    swelling
  3. -centesis
    puncture
  4. -crine
    secrete within
  5. -dactyl
    finger,toe
  6. -dema
    swelling (fluid)
  7. -desis
    surgical fixation
  8. -duct
    opening
  9. -dynia
    pain
  10. -ectasis
    enlargement
  11. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  12. -emia
    blood
  13. -genic
    source, origin
  14. -ia
    condition, disease
  15. -gram, -graph
    picture
  16. -ic
    pertaining to
  17. -itis
    inflammation
  18. -lysis
    separation
  19. -malacia
    softening
  20. -megaly
    enlarged
  21. -oid
    like, similar
  22. -ology
    study of
  23. -olysis
    breakdown
  24. -oma
    tumor
  25. -osis
    disease, condition
  26. -ostomy
    surgical opening
  27. -otomy
    incision
  28. -pathy
    disease
  29. -penia
    deficiency
  30. -pexy
    fixation (tissue)
  31. -phagia
    swallow
  32. -phasia
    speech disorder
  33. -phobia
    fear
  34. -phrenia
    mental disorder
  35. -physis
    growth(physical)
  36. -plasty
    plastic surgery
  37. -plegia
    paralysis
  38. -ptosis
    dropping down
  39. -rrhagia
    hemorrhage
  40. -rrhaphy
    suture, stitch
  41. -rrhea
    flowing
  42. -rrhexis
    rupture
  43. -sarcoma
    tumor, cancer
  44. -sclerosis
    hardening
  45. -scope
    • picture,
    • inspection
  46. -spasm
    contraction
  47. -stasis
    stoppage
  48. -tripsy
    crushing
  49. -uria
    urine

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