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  1. -ac
    -al
    -ar
    -ary
    pertaining to

    • cardiac
    • pedal
    • glandular
    • pulmonary
  2. -eal
    -ous
    -ic
    -tic
    pertaining to (adjective endings)

    • esophageal
    • fibrous
    • toxic
    • cyanotic
  3. -algia
    -dynia
    pain

    • cephalalgia
    • cephalodynia
  4. -ation
    process

    extravasation
  5. -cele
    pouching or hernia

    gastrocele
  6. -centesis
    puncture for aspiration (suction removal)

    abdominocentesis
  7. -desis
    binding

    arthrodesis
  8. -e
    noun marker

    erythrocyte
  9. -ectasis
    expansion or dilation

    angiectasis
  10. -ectomy
    excision (removal)

    appendectomy
  11. -emia
    blood condition

    hyperlipemia
  12. -genesis
    origin or production

    pathogenesis
  13. -gram
    -graph
    -graphy
    • record
    • instrument for recording
    • process of recording
  14. -ia
    -ism
    condition of

    • pneumonia
    • perfectionism
  15. -iatrics
    -iatry
    treatment

    • pediatrics
    • psychiatry
  16. -iasis
    formation or presence of

    lithiasis
  17. -icle
    -ole
    -ula
    -ule
    small

    • ventricle
    • arteriole
    • macula
    • pustule
  18. -itis
    inflammation

    appendicitis
  19. -ium
    structure or tissue

    • epigastrium
    • pericardium
  20. -logy
    -logist
    -ist
    • study of
    • one who specializes in the study/treatment of
    • one who specializes in
  21. -lysis
    breaking down or dissolution

    hemolysis
  22. -malacia
    softening

    osteomalacia
  23. -megaly
    enlargement

    hepatomegaly
  24. -meter
    -metry
    • instrument for measuring
    • process of measuring
  25. -oid
    resembling

    lipoid
  26. -oma
    tumor

    carcinoma
  27. -osis
    condition or increase

    • sclerosis
    • leukocytosis
  28. -penia
    abnormal reduction

    pancytopenia
  29. -pexy
    suspension or fixation

    nephropexy
  30. -phil
    -philia
    attraction for

    • basophil
    • pedophilia
  31. -plasty
    surgical repair or reconstruction

    rhinoplasty
  32. -poiesis
    formation

    hemopoisesis
  33. -ptosis
    falling or downward displacement

    nephroptosis
  34. -rrhage
    -rrhagia
    to burst forth

    • hemorrhage
    • menorrhagia
  35. -rrhaphy
    suture

    osteorrhaphy
  36. -rrhea
    discharge

    • amenorrhea
    • rhinorrhea
  37. -rrhexis
    rupture

    cardiorrhexis
  38. -scope
    -scopy
    • instrument for examination
    • process of examination
  39. -spasm
    involuntary contraction

    vasospasm
  40. -stasis
    stop or stand

    hemostasis
  41. -stomy
    creation of an opening

    colostomy
  42. -tomy
    incision

    laparotomy
  43. -y
    condition or process of

    adenopathy

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