MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY SUFFIX

Suffixes For Medical Terminology
 
Created Jan 28, 2009
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-ac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-an
pertaining to
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-ation
process, condition
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cision
procss of cutting
-coccus
bacterium (berry shaped); plural cocci
-coniosis
abnormal condition of dust
-crine
secretion
-crit
separation
-cyte
cell
-dipsia
thirst
-dynia
pain
-eal
pertaining to
-ectasia, -ectasis
dilation, stretching, widening
-ectomy
removal, resection, excision, process of cutting out
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-gen
production, formation
-genesis
producing, forming
-genic
pertaining to producing, produced by
-gram
record
-graph
instrument to record
-graphy
process of recording, to record
-ia
condition
-ian
practitioner
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-ine
pertaining to
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
condition, process
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-lapse
slide
-listhesis
sliding
-lith
stone
-logy
study of, process of study
-lysis
separation, breakdown, destruction
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
measure
-metry
measurement
-mortem
death
-motor
-movement
-oid
pertaining to, resembling
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy
process of viewing
-osis
abnormal condition
-ous
pertaining to
-partum
birth
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-pexy
fixation (surgical)
-phasia
speech
-philia
attraction to
-plasm
formation, growth, development
-plasia
formation, growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breathing
-poiesis
formation
-ptosis
prolapse, sagging
-ptysis
spitting
-rrhage
excess flow of blood
-rrhagia
excess flow of blood
-rrhaphy
suture (stitches)
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-salpinx
fallopian (uterine) tube; eustachian tube
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument to view or visually examine
-scopy
process of viewing or visual examination
-section
process of cutting into
-sis
condition
-somatic
pertaining to the body
-spasm
constriction
-stasis
stop, control, place, to stand
-stat
stop, control
-stenosis
narrowing
-stomy
opening
-tension
pressure
-therapy
treatment
-thesis
put, place
-tic
pertaining to
-tomy
incision, process of cutting into
-trophy
development, nourishment
-um
structure
-uria
urine condition

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