Unit 1 Suffixes

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Unit 1 Suffixes
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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -algia
    pain
  4. -blast
    immature
  5. -cele
    hernia
  6. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  7. -coccus
    berry-shaped bacterium (pl. -cocci)
  8. -crine
    to secrete
  9. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  10. -cyte
    cell
  11. -drome
    to run
  12. -dynia
    pain
  13. -eal, iac, ior
    pertaining to
  14. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  15. -emia
    blood condition
  16. -er
    one who
  17. -fusion
    coming together; to pour
  18. -gen
    substance that produces
  19. -genesis
    formation of
  20. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by/in
  21. -globin
    prot-ein
  22. -gram
    record
  23. -graph
    instrument for recording
  24. -graphy
    process of recording
  25. -ia
    condition
  26. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  27. -ion
    process
  28. -ism
    process, condition
  29. -ist
    specialist
  30. -itis
    inflammation
  31. -lapse
    to slide, fall, sag
  32. -logy
    process of study
  33. -lysis
    breakdown, destruction, separation
  34. -malacia
    softening
  35. -megaly
    enlargement
  36. -meter
    to measure
  37. -mission
    to send
  38. -oid
    resembling
  39. -ole
    little, smalle
  40. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  41. -opsy
    process of viewing
  42. -or
    one who
  43. -ose
    pertaining to, full of
  44. -osia
    condition, usually abnormal
  45. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  46. -partum
    birth, labor
  47. -pathy
    disease condition
  48. -penia
    deficiency
  49. -phobia
    fear
  50. -phoria
    to bear, carry; feeling
  51. -physis
    to grow
  52. -plasia
    development, formation, growth
  53. -plasm
    formation
  54. -plasty
    surgical repair
  55. -pnea
    breathing
  56. -ptosis
    falling, dropping, prolapse
  57. -rrhorage
    burst out
  58. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  59. -sclerosis
    hardening
  60. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  61. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  62. -sis
    state of, condition
  63. -somes
    bodies
  64. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  65. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth
  66. -therapy
    treatment
  67. -tomy
    process of cutting, incision
  68. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  69. -type
    picture, classification
  70. -ule
    little, small
  71. -um, ium
    structure, tissue
  72. -us
    structure, substance
  73. -y
    process, condistion

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