Medical Terminology Suffixes

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Building med terminology


 
  
Created Aug 3, 2008
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Chrissie

 

 
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1
algia
 
pain
2
asthenia
 
weakness
3
cele
 
swelling, hernia, protrusion
4
centesis
 
puncture or tapping into
5
cyte
 
cell
6
desis
 
binding or fixation
7
ectas (ectasis)
 
dilation, dilate
8
ectomy
 
surgical removal, excision
9
emia
 
pertaining to blood
10
genic
 
producing
11
gram
 
picture, tracing on paper
12
graphy
 
process of taking a picture
13
iasis
 
presence of
14
itis
 
inflammation, infection
15
lysis
 
breaking down, dissolution
16
megaly
 
enlarge
17
oid
 
like
18
ology
 
study of
19
oma
 
tumor
20
oscopy, scopy
 
inspection, examination with a scope
21
osis
 
condition of
22
ostomy
 
surgical opening (artificial)
23
otomy
 
surgical incision into
24
path, pathy
 
disease, suffering
25
penia
 
deficiency, decrease
26
pexy
 
fixation, suspension
27
phobia
 
persistant abnormal fear
28
plasty
 
repair of, surgical correction
29
plegia
 
paralysis
30
pnea
 
breathing
31
ptosis
 
downward displacement, falling
32
rrhea
 
flow or discharge
33
rrhagia
 
excessive flow
34
scopy
 
exam with an instrument
35
tropho, trophy
 
growth, development
36
tropic
 
turning, changing

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