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A & P
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anatomy & physiology medical terminology suffixes
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  1. -algia
    pain
  2. -arche
    beginning
  3. -ase
    enzyme
  4. -asthenia
    weakness
  5. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  6. -cele
    hernia; protrusion, swelling
  7. -centesis
    puncture
  8. -cide
    to kill
  9. -clasis
    break, fracture
  10. -clysis
    injection
  11. -crit
    to separate
  12. -cusis
    hearing
  13. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  14. -cyte
    cell
  15. -desis
    fixation, binding (of a bone or joint)
  16. -dynia
    pain
  17. -ectasis
    dilation; stretching, expansion
  18. -ectomy
    removal; excision
  19. -emesis
    vomiting
  20. -emia
    blood
  21. -gen
    born, or producing
  22. -genesis, genic
    producing, forming, origin
  23. -glia
    glue
  24. -globin
    protein
  25. -gnosis
    knowledge
  26. -gram
    record, a writing
  27. -graph
    instrument for recording
  28. -graphy
    process of recording
  29. -ia
    condition
  30. -iasis
    abnormal condition (usually produced by something specific)
  31. -ic
    pertaining to
  32. -icle
    small
  33. -ist
    one who specializes
  34. -itis
    inflammation
  35. -kinesis
    movement, motion
  36. -lith
    stone, calculus
  37. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  38. -logy
    study
  39. -lysis
    breaking up; separation, destruction
  40. -malacia
    softening
  41. -mania
    madness
  42. -megaly
    enlargement
  43. -metry
    act of measuring
  44. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  45. -mnesia
    memory
  46. -oid
    like; resembling
  47. -ole
    small
  48. -oma
    tumor
  49. -opia
    vision
  50. -osis
    abnormal (morbid) condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
  51. -para
    to bear (offspring)
  52. -paresis
    partial paralysis
  53. -pathy
    disease; emotion
  54. -penia
    deficiency, decrease
  55. -pexy
    fixation; to put in place (of an organ)
  56. -phagia
    eat; swallow
  57. -phasia
    speech
  58. -philia
    attraction for
  59. -phobia
    fear of
  60. -phonia
    sound; voice
  61. -plasia
    development; formation, growth
  62. -plasm
    formation
  63. -plasty
    surgical repair
  64. -plegia
    paralysis
  65. -pnea
    breathing
  66. -poiesis
    formation, production
  67. -ptosis
    drooping, prolapse, downward displacement
  68. -ptysis
    spitting
  69. -rrhage, rrhagia
    burst forth
  70. -rrhaphy
    suture
  71. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  72. -rrhexis
    rupture
  73. -sclerosis
    hardening
  74. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  75. -scopy
    visual inspection
  76. -spasm
    involuntary contraction, twitching
  77. -stasis, static
    stopping; control, standing still
  78. -stenosis
    stricture; narrowing
  79. -stomy
    new opening, forming an opening
  80. -therapy
    treatment
  81. -tome
    instrument for cutting
  82. -tomy
    • incision, cut into
  83. -toxic
    poison
  84. -tripsy
    crushing
  85. -trophy
    nourishment; development
  86. -ula
    small
  87. -ule
    small
  88. -uria
    urine
  89. -version
    to turn
  90. -y
    process

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