Suffixes

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Suffixes
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  1. -a
    condition of
  2. -aemia
    blood
  3. -ac
    concerning/pertaining
  4. -al
    concerning/pertaining to
  5. -algia
    pain
  6. -blast
    immature cell
  7. -cele
    swelling/protrusion
  8. -centesis
    to puncture/tapping
  9. -cide
    kill/destroy
  10. -cyte
    cell
  11. -desis
    binding together
  12. -dynia
    pain
  13. -ectasis
    dilatation
  14. -ectomy
    surgical removal of
  15. -gen
    producing/forming
  16. -genesis
    forming or origin
  17. -genic
    producing or forming
  18. -gram
    picture/tracing
  19. -graph
    machine that records/tracing
  20. -graphy
    procedure of recording/tracing
  21. -gravida
    pregnancy
  22. -ia/-iasis
    condition of/state of
  23. -iac
    pertaining to
  24. -iatric
    pertaining to medicine/physician
  25. -ic
    concerning/pertaining to
  26. -iosis/-ism
    condition of/state of
  27. -itis
    inflammation of
  28. -lith
    stone
  29. -lithiasis
    condition/presence of stones
  30. -lysis
    destruction/splitting/breaking down
  31. -malacia
    softening
  32. -megaly
    enlargement of
  33. -meter
    measure
  34. -natal
    birth
  35. -oedema
    sweling caused by excess fluid
  36. -oid
    likeness/resembling
  37. -ology
    study of/science of
  38. -oma
    tumour
  39. -opia
    condition of the eye
  40. -orrhage
    burst forth/bleeding
  41. -orrhagia
    condition of heavy bleeding
  42. -orrhaphy
    sew/repair
  43. -orrhoea
    flow/discharge
  44. -oscopy
    examination with a lighted instrument
  45. -osis
    condition of
  46. -ostomy
    artificial opening into
  47. -otomy
    cutting into/dividing/incision
  48. -para
    given birth
  49. -pathy
    disease
  50. -penia
    lack of/decreased
  51. -pexy
    fixation of
  52. -phagia
    swallowing
  53. -phasia
    speech
  54. -philia
    liking/loving/affinity for
  55. -phobia
    irrational fear
  56. -phylaxis
    protection/prevention
  57. -plasia
    formation
  58. -plasty
    form/mould/reconstruct
  59. -plegia
    paralysis
  60. -pnoea
    breathing
  61. -ptosis
    drooping/falling
  62. -rrhythmia
    rhythm
  63. -sclerosis
    hardening
  64. -scope
    lighted instrument used to examine
  65. -stasis
    cessation of movement/flow
  66. -stenosis
    narrowing
  67. -tome
    cutting instrument
  68. -tripsy
    crushing
  69. -trophy
    nourishment/food
  70. -uria
    condition of urine

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