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Medical Terminology Suffixes

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A short quiz to ensure that you understand the meanings of 31 suffixes used in medical terminology.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What eleven suffixes all mean pertaining to?
  • 2. 
    What three suffixes mean pain?
  • 3. 
    What two suffixes mean to kill or destroy?
  • 4. 
    What two suffixes mean break?
  • 5. 
    What two suffixes mean beginning, creation, or production?
  • 6. 
    What suffix means herniated or protruding?
  • 7. 
    What suffix indicates a surgical puncture for aspiration?
  • 8. 
    What suffix means cell?
  • 9. 
    What suffix means skin?
  • 10. 
    What suffix means thirst?
  • 11. 
    What suffix indicates a surgical removal
  • 12. 
    What suffix means dilation or expansion?
  • 13. 
    What suffix indicates swelling?
  • 14. 
    What suffix means vomiting, spitting out, or expulsion?
  • 15. 
    What suffix indicates a blood condition?
  • 16. 
    What suffix means sensation?