Suffixes

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Suffixes
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -an
    pertaining to
  5. -ar
    pertaining to
  6. -ary
    pertaining to
  7. -ation
    process, condition
  8. -cele
    hernia
  9. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  10. -cision
    process of cutting
  11. -coccus
    bacterium (berry-shaped); plural: -cocci
  12. -coniosis
    abnormal condition of dust
  13. -crine
    secretion
  14. -crit
    separation
  15. -cyte
    cell
  16. -dipsia
    thirst
  17. -dynia
    pain
  18. -eal
    pertaining to
  19. -ectasia, -ectasis
    dilation, stretching, widening
  20. -ectomy
    excision (resection, removal); process of cutting out
  21. -emesis
    vomiting
  22. -emia
    blood condition
  23. -gen
    production; formation
  24. -genesis
    producing; forming
  25. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by
  26. -gram
    record
  27. -graph
    instrument to record
  28. -graphy
    process of recording, to record
  29. -ia
    condition
  30. -ian
    practitioner
  31. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  32. -ine
    pertaining to
  33. -ior
    pertaining to
  34. -ism
    condition, process
  35. -ist
    specialist
  36. -itis
    inflammation
  37. -lapse
    slide
  38. -listhesis
    sliding
  39. -lith
    stone
  40. -logy
    study of, process of study
  41. -lysis
    separation, breakdown, destruction
  42. -malacia
    softening
  43. -megaly
    enlargement
  44. -meter
    measure
  45. -metry
    measurement
  46. -mortem
    death
  47. -motor
    movement
  48. -oid
    pertaining to, resembling
  49. -oma
    tumor
  50. -opsy
    process of viewing
  51. -osis
    abnormal condition
  52. -ous
    pertaining to
  53. -partum
    birth
  54. -pathy
    disease condition
  55. -penia
    deficiency
  56. -pexy
    fixation (surgical)
  57. -phasia
    speech
  58. -philia
    attraction to
  59. -plasm
    formation, growth, development
  60. -plasia
    formation, growth
  61. -plasty
    surgical repair
  62. -plegia
    paralysis
  63. -pnea
    breathing
  64. -poiesis
    formation
  65. -ptosis
    prolapse, sagging
  66. -ptysis
    spitting
  67. -rrhage
    excess flow of blood
  68. -rrhagia
    excess flow of blood
  69. -rrhaphy
    suture
  70. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  71. -salpinx
    fallopian (uterine) tube; eustachian tube
  72. -sclerosis
    hardening
  73. -scope
    instrument to view or visually examine
  74. -scopy
    process of viewing or visual examination
  75. -section
    process of cutting into
  76. -sis
    condition
  77. -somatic
    pertaining to the body
  78. -spasm
    constriction
  79. -stasis
    stop, control; place, to stand
  80. -stat
    stop, control
  81. -stenosis
    narrowing
  82. -stomy
    opening
  83. -tension
    pressure
  84. -therapy
    treatment
  85. -thesis
    put, place
  86. -tic
    pertaining to
  87. -tomy
    incision, process of cutting into
  88. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  89. -um
    structure
  90. -uria
    urine condition
  91. -y
    condition, process

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