MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY SUFFIX

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suffixes for medical terminology


 
  
Created Jan 28, 2009
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jamibo67

 

 
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-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
 
procss 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
 
removal, resection, excision, 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
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-gram
 
record
27
-graph
 
instrument to record
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-graphy
 
process of recording, to record
29
-ia
 
condition
30
-ian
 
practitioner
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-ic, -ical
 
pertaining to
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-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
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-lysis
 
separation, breakdown, destruction
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-malacia
 
softening
43
-megaly
 
enlargement
44
-meter
 
measure
45
-metry
 
measurement
46
-mortem
 
death
47
-motor
 
-movement
48
-oid
 
pertaining to, resembling
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-oma
 
tumor, mass, swelling
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
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-plasm
 
formation, growth, development
60
-plasia
 
formation, growth
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-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 (stitches)
70
-rrhea
 
flow, discharge
71
-salpinx
 
fallopian (uterine) tube; eustachian tube
72
-sclerosis
 
hardening
73
-scope
 
instrument to view or visually examine
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-scopy
 
process of viewing or visual examination
75
-section
 
process of cutting into
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-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
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-tic
 
pertaining to
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-tomy
 
incision, process of cutting into
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-trophy
 
development, nourishment
89
-um
 
structure
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-uria
 
urine condition

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