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Medical Term
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  1. -al
    -ic
    -ous
    pertaining to
  2. -itis
    inflammation
  3. -logy
    study of
  4. -pathy
    disease
  5. -oma
    tumor
  6. -osis
    condition
  7. -meter
    Measure, measuring instrument
  8. -diameter
    measuring through
  9. -pathy
    disease
  10. -plegia
    paralysis
  11. -quadriplegia
    paralysis of four limbs
  12. -pnea
    breathing
  13. -scope
    instrument used for viewing
  14. -emesis
    vomiting
  15. -hyperemesis
    oxygen levels below normal
  16. -oxia
    oxygen
  17. -hypoxia
    oxygen levels below normal
  18. -phasia
    speaking
  19. -physis
    grow, growth
  20. -symphysis
    grow together
  21. -malacia
    softening
  22. -osteomalacia
    softening of bone
  23. -phil, -philia
    loving or affinity for
  24. -hydrophilia
    affinity for water
  25. -drome
    run, running
  26. -syndrome
    running together
  27. -opsy
    view of
  28. -phagia
    eating, swallowing
  29. -phonia
    sound, voice
  30. -algia
    pain
  31. -stasis
    Standing still
  32. -spasm
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  33. -dynia
    pain
  34. -ism
    condition
  35. -plasia
    formation or growth
  36. -sclerosis
    condition of hardening
  37. -phobia
    fear
  38. -rrhagia
    condition of profuse bleeding, hemorrhage
  39. -rrhexis
    rupture
  40. -rrhea
    excessive discharge
  41. rrhaphy
    suturing
  42. -astehnia
    weakness
  43. -atresia
    closure or absence of a normal body opening
  44. -ia
    condition
  45. -penia
    deficiency, abnormal reduction in number
  46. -a
    a singular suffix
  47. -ad
    toward
  48. -ae
    a plural suffix
  49. -ar, ary
    pertaining to
  50. -emia
    -hemia
    blood, condition of blood
  51. -ic
    pertaining to
  52. -iatry
    treatment, specialty
  53. -logist
    one who studies or practices
  54. -practic
    a practice
  55. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  56. -clasia
    -clasis
    -clast
    break apart
  57. -desis
    surgical fixation or fusion
  58. -ectomy
    excision or surgical removal
  59. -gram
    a record or image
  60. -graph
    instrument for recording
  61. -graphy
    recording process
  62. -metry
    process of measuring
  63. -pexy
    surgical fixation or supension
  64. -phylaxis
    protection
  65. -plasty
    surgical repair
  66. -scope
    viewing instrument
  67. -scopy
    process of viewing
  68. -stomy
    surgical creation of an opening
  69. -tome
    cutting instrument
  70. -tomy
    an incision
  71. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  72. -ion
    process

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