Med tech suffix 2

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Med tech suffix 2
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  1. -ptosis
    falling or downward displacement

    gastroptosis (downward displacement of the stomach)
  2. -rrhage
    To burst forth (hemorrhage)
  3. -rhagia
    to burst forth
  4. -rrhexix
    rupture

    hepatorrhexis
  5. -algia
    pain

    cephalgia (headache)
  6. -dynia
    cephalodynia
  7. -genesis
    origin or production

    pathogenesis
  8. -lysis
    breaking down or dissolution

    hemolysis
  9. -megaly
    enlargement

    hepatomegaly
  10. -oid
    resembling

    lipoid
  11. -penia
    abnormal reduction

    leukopenia
  12. -rrhea
    discharge

    rhinorrhea
  13. -spasm
    • involuntary contraction
    • vasospasm
  14. -cele
    pouching or hernia

    gastrocele
  15. -ectasis
    expansion or dilation

    angiectasis
  16. -emia
    hyperlipemia

    blood condition
  17. -iasis
    formation or presence of

    lithiasis
  18. -itis
    inflammation

    hepatitis
  19. -malacia
    softening

    osteomalacia
  20. -oma
    tumor

    carcinoma
  21. -osis
    condition or increase

    sclerosis
  22. -phil
    attraction for

    basophil
  23. -philia
    attraction for

    pneumophilia (condition that has an attraction for the lungs)

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