Unit 1 Suffixes.txt

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Basic Medical Suffixes
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -cele
    hernia
  5. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  6. -coccus
    berry-shaped bacterium (pl. -cocci)
  7. -cyte
    cell
  8. -dynia
    pain
  9. -eal, iac, ior
    pertaining to
  10. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  11. -emia
    blood condition
  12. -er
    one who
  13. -genesis
    formation of
  14. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by/in
  15. -globin
    prot-ein
  16. -gram
    record
  17. -graph
    instrument for recording
  18. -graphy
    process of recording
  19. -ia
    condition
  20. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  21. -ion
    process
  22. -ism
    process, condition
  23. -ist
    specialist
  24. -itis
    inflammation
  25. -logy
    process of study
  26. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction, separation
  27. -malacia
    softening
  28. -megaly
    enlargement
  29. -oid
    resembling
  30. -ole
    little, smalle
  31. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  32. -opsy
    process of viewing
  33. -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  34. -osia
    condition, usually abnormal
  35. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  36. -pathy
    disease condition
  37. -penia
    deficiency
  38. -phobia
    fear
  39. -plasia
    development, formation, growth
  40. -plasm
    formation
  41. -plasty
    surgical repair
  42. -ptosis
    falling, dropping, prolapse
  43. -sclerosis
    hardening
  44. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  45. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  46. -sis
    state of, condition
  47. -somes
    bodies
  48. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  49. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth
  50. -therapy
    treatment
  51. -tomy
    process of cutting, incision
  52. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  53. -type
    picture, classification
  54. -ule
    little, small
  55. -um, ium
    structure, tissue
  56. -us
    structure, substance
  57. -y
    process, condistion

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