Medical Term Suffix

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Suffix Terms For Anatomy And Physiology 


 
  
Created Jan 22, 2011
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ac
 
pertaining to
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al
 
pertaining to
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ar
 
pertaining to
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ary
 
pertaining to
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eal
 
pertaining to
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ial
 
pertaining to
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ic
 
pertaining to
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ous
 
pertaining to
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agra
 
excessive pain 
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algia
 
pain
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apheresis
 
removal
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ase
 
enzyme
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astenia
 
weakness
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atresia
 
absence of a normal body opening 
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capnia
 
carbon dioxide
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cele
 
hernia; prostrusion 
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centesis
 
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid 
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cidal
 
killing
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clasia
 
break
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clasis
 
break
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clast
 
break
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clysis
 
irrigating; washing
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coccus (pl.cocci) 
 
berryshaped (a form of bacterium) 
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crine
 
separate; secrete
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crit
 
to seperate
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cyte 
 
cell
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desis
 
surgical fixation; fusion 
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drome 
 
run; running 
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ectasis
 
stretching out; dilatation; expansion
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ectomy
 
excision or surgical removal
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ectopia
 
displacement
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emesis
 
vomiting 
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emia
 
blood condition
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er
 
one who
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esis
 
condition
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iasis
 
condition
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gen
 
substance or agent that produces or causes 
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genesis
 
origin; cause
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genic
 
producing; originating; causing 
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gram
 
record; x-ray film
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graph
 
instrument used to record
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graphy
 
process of recording; xray filming 
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ia 
 
condition of diseases or abnormal state
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iatry
 
physician; treatment
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ician
 
one who 
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ictal
 
seizure; attack
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ism
 
state of
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itis
 
inflammation
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lepsy
 
seizure
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lysis
 
loosening; dissolution; separating 
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lytic
 
destroy; reduce 
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malacia
 
softening 
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mania
 
madness; insane desire
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megaly
 
enlargement
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meter
 
instrument used to measure 
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metry
 
measurement
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morph
 
form; shape
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odia
 
smell
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odynia
 
pain
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oid
 
resembling
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ologist
 
one who studies and practices 
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ology
 
study of 
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oma
 
tumor; swelling 
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opia
 
vision (condition) 
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opsy
 
to view
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oorhagia 
 
rapid flow of blood
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orrhaphy
 
suturing; repairing 
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orrhea
 
flow; excessive discharge 
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orrhexis
 
rupture
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osis
 
abnormal condition (means increased when used with blood cell word roots) 
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ostomy
 
creation of an artificial opening 
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otomy
 
cut into or incision
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oxia
 
oxygen
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paresis
 
slight paralysis
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pathy
 
disease
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penia
 
abnormal reduction in number
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pepsia
 
digestion
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pexy
 
surgical fixation; suspension
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phagia
 
eating; swallowing 
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philia
 
love
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phily
 
love 
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phobia 
 
abnormal fear of or aversion to specific objects or things
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phonia
 
sound or voice 
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phoria
 
feeling
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physis
 
growth
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plasia
 
formation; development; a growth 
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plasm
 
growth; substance; formation
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plasty
 
plastic or surgical repair 
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plegia
 
paralysis
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pnea
 
breathing
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poiesis
 
formation
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porosis
 
passage
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prandial
 
meal
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praxia
 
in front of; before
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ptosis
 
dropping; sagging; prolapse 
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ptysis
 
spitting 
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salpinx
 
fallopian tube 
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sarcoma
 
malignant tumor
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schisis
 
split; fissure
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sclerosis
 
hardening 
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scope
 
instrument used for visual examination 
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scopy
 
visual examination 
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scopic
 
visual examination 
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sepsis
 
infection
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sis
 
state of 
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spasm
 
sudden involuntary muscle contraction 
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stasis
 
control; stop
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stalsis
 
contraction 
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stenosis
 
constriction; narrowing 
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throax
 
chest
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tocia
 
birth; labor
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tome
 
instrument used to cut
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tripsy
 
surgical crushing
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trophy
 
nourishment
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ule
 
little
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uria
 
urine; urination


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