PPC suffixes

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PPC suffixes
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  1. -algia, -dynia
    pain
  2. -genesis
    origin or production
  3. -lysis
    breaking down or dissolution
  4. -megaly
    enlargement
  5. -oid
    resembling
  6. -penia
    abnormal reduction
  7. -rrhea
    discharge
  8. -spasm
    involuntary contraction
  9. -cele
    pouching or hernia
  10. -ectasis
    expansion or dilation
  11. -emia
    blood condition
  12. -iasis
    formation or presence of
  13. -itis
    inflammation
  14. -malacia
    softening
  15. -oma
    tumor
  16. -osis
    condition or increase
  17. -phil, -philia
    attraction for
  18. -ptosis
    falling or downward diplacement
  19. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    to burst forth (usually blood)
  20. -rrhexis
    rupture
  21. -centesis
    puncture for aspiration (suction removal)
  22. -desis
    binding
  23. -ectomy
    excision (removal)
  24. -pexy
    suspension or fixation
  25. -plasty
    surgical repair or reconstruction
  26. -rrphaphy
    suture
  27. -tomy
    incision
  28. -stomy
    creation of an opening
  29. -ation
    process
  30. -e
    general indicator that a word is a person, place or thing
  31. -ia, -ism
    condion of
  32. -y
    condition or process of
  33. -ium
    structure or tissue
  34. -ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ous, -tic
    pertaining to
  35. -icle, -ole, -ula, -ule
    small
  36. -gram
    record
  37. -graph
    instrument for recording
  38. -graphy
    process of recording
  39. -iatrics, -iatry
    treatment
  40. -logy
    study
  41. -logist
    one who specializes in the study or treatment of
  42. -ist
    one who specializes in
  43. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  44. -metry
    process of measuring
  45. -poiesis
    formation
  46. -scope
    instrument for examination
  47. -scopy
    process of examination
  48. -stasis
    stop or stand

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