Suffix

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lindzor12
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Suffix
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2010-01-15 17:06:04
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suffixes for vet term
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  1. -ac, -al, -ic, -ous, -tic
    pertaining to, relating to
  2. -algia
    pain
  3. -ate
    having, resembling, acting upon
  4. -cele
    protrusion (hernia)
  5. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  6. -cle, -cule, -ole, -ola, -ule, -ulum, -ulus
    small (diminutive)
  7. -cyte
    cell
  8. -ectomy
    cutting out
  9. -emesis
    vomit
  10. -emia
    blood condition
  11. -ent, -er, -ist, -or
    person or agent
  12. -esis, -ia, -iasis, -ism, -ity, -osis, -sis, -tion, -y
    state or condition
  13. -form, -oid
    resembling, shaped like
  14. -genesis
    development, origin
  15. -gram, -graphy
    recording, written, record
  16. -graph
    instrument that records
  17. -ible, -ile
    capable, able
  18. -itis
    inflammation
  19. -ize
    use, subject to (makes a noun or adjective into a verb)
  20. -logy
    science, study of
  21. -oma
    tumor
  22. -penia
    deficiency of, lack of
  23. -pexy, -pexis
    fixation
  24. -phage, -phagy
    eating
  25. -phobia
    abnormal fear or intolerance
  26. -pnea
    breathing
  27. -rrhaphy
    suturing in place
  28. -rrhea
    flow or discharge
  29. -rrhexis
    rupture
  30. -scope
    instrument for examining
  31. -scopy
    act of examining
  32. -stomy
    surgical opening
  33. -tome
    instrument for cutting
  34. -tomy
    cutting, incision

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