Suffixes- Language Of Medicine

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  • 1. 
    Abdomin/o???
  • 2. 
    Bronch/o???
  • 3. 
    Blephar/o???
  • 4. 
    Bi/o???
  • 5. 
    Axill/o??
  • 6. 
    Arthr/o
  • 7. 
    Arteri/o
  • 8. 
    Angi/o???
  • 9. 
    Aden/o???
  • 10. 
    Adip/o???
  • 11. 
    Amni/o???
  • 12. 
    Acu/o???
  • 13. 
    Acr/o??
  • 14. 
    Carcin/o??
  • 15. 
    Cardi/o???
  • 16. 
    Chem/o???
  • 17. 
    Chondr/o???
  • 18. 
    Chron/o???
  • 19. 
    Col/o???
  • 20. 
    Cyst/o???
  • 21. 
    Encephal/o???
  • 22. 
    Erythr/o???
  • 23. 
    Hem/o???
  • 24. 
    Hepat/o???
  • 25. 
    Hydr/o???
  • 26. 
    Inguin/o???
  • 27. 
    Laryng/o???
  • 28. 
    Lapar/o???
  • 29. 
    Isch/o
  • 30. 
    Leuk/o???
  • 31. 
    Lymph/o???
  • 32. 
    Mamm/o???
  • 33. 
    Mast/o???
  • 34. 
    Muc/o???
  • 35. 
    My/o???
  • 36. 
    Myel/o??
  • 37. 
    Path/o???
  • 38. 
    Ot/o???
  • 39. 
    Oste/o???
  • 40. 
    Ophthalm/o??
  • 41. 
    Nucle/o??
  • 42. 
    Nephr/o???
  • 43. 
    Neur/o???
  • 44. 
    Neutr/o???
  • 45. 
    Necr/o???
  • 46. 
    Morph/o
  • 47. 
    Ven/o???
  • 48. 
    Trache/o???
  • 49. 
    Tonsill/o???
  • 50. 
    Thromb/o???
  • 51. 
    Thorac/o??
  • 52. 
    Splen/o??
  • 53. 
    Sarc/o???
  • 54. 
    Rhin/o???
  • 55. 
    Ren/o???
  • 56. 
    Rect/o???
  • 57. 
    Radi/o???
  • 58. 
    Pulmon/o???
  • 59. 
    Pneumon/o
  • 60. 
    Phleb/o???
  • 61. 
    Pleur/o???
  • 62. 
    Peritone/o???
  • 63. 
    Phag/o???
  • 64. 
    Plas/o???
  • 65. 
    Staphyl/o?????
  • 66. 
    Strept/o???
  • 67. 
    -algia???
  • 68. 
    -cele???
  • 69. 
    -centesis
  • 70. 
    Coccus???
  • 71. 
    - Cyte
  • 72. 
    - Dynia
  • 73. 
    - ectomy???
  • 74. 
    -emia???
  • 75. 
    -genesis???
  • 76. 
    -gram???
  • 77. 
    -graph???
  • 78. 
    -graphy???
  • 79. 
    -itis???
  • 80. 
    - logy???
  • 81. 
    -lysis???
  • 82. 
    -malacia
  • 83. 
    -megaly???
  • 84. 
    -oma???
  • 85. 
    -opsy???
  • 86. 
    -osis???
  • 87. 
    -pathy???
  • 88. 
    -penia???
  • 89. 
    -phobia means???
  • 90. 
    -plasia ???
  • 91. 
    -plasty
  • 92. 
    Ptosis???
  • 93. 
    Sclerosis???
  • 94. 
    -scope???
  • 95. 
    -scopy???
  • 96. 
    -stasis???
  • 97. 
    -stomy????
  • 98. 
    -therapy???
  • 99. 
    -tomy
  • 100. 
    -trophy
  • 101. 
    -ole???
  • 102. 
    -ule???
  • 103. 
    -ist???
  • 104. 
    -um, -ium???
  • 105. 
    -oid???
  • 106. 
    -genic????
  • 107. 
    -y???
  • 108. 
    -ac, -iac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ical, -ous, -tic all mean pertaining to... Is this a true or false statement???
  • 109. 
    -er means one who.. Is this a true or false statement??
  • 110. 
    - ia means condition.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 111. 
    -us???
  • 112. 
    -ose??
  • 113. 
    Abdomen???
  • 114. 
    Gland???
  • 115. 
    Bronchial tubes???
  • 116. 
    Eyelid???
  • 117. 
    Life???
  • 118. 
    Armpit???
  • 119. 
    Joint???
  • 120. 
    Vessel???
  • 121. 
    Artery???
  • 122. 
    Fat???
  • 123. 
    Amnion??
  • 124. 
    Sharp, severe, sudden, acute
  • 125. 
    Extremities, top, extreme point??
  • 126. 
    Heart???
  • 127. 
    Cancer???
  • 128. 
    Drug, chemical???
  • 129. 
    Cartilage???
  • 130. 
    Time???
  • 131. 
    Colon???
  • 132. 
    Urinary bladder????
  • 133. 
    Brain???
  • 134. 
    Red???
  • 135. 
    Blood???
  • 136. 
    Liver???
  • 137. 
    Water, fluid???
  • 138. 
    Groin???
  • 139. 
    Voice box???
  • 140. 
    Abdomen, abdominal wall???
  • 141. 
    To hold back???
  • 142. 
    White???
  • 143. 
    Lymph???
  • 144. 
    Breast???
  • 145. 
    Disease???
  • 146. 
    Ear??
  • 147. 
    Bone???
  • 148. 
    Eye???
  • 149. 
    Nucleus???
  • 150. 
    Neutrophil???
  • 151. 
    Spinal cord???
  • 152. 
    Kidney???
  • 153. 
    Muscle???
  • 154. 
    Nerve???
  • 155. 
    Death???
  • 156. 
    Mucus??
  • 157. 
    Shape, form???
  • 158. 
    Vein???
  • 159. 
    Trachea, windpipe???
  • 160. 
    Tonsils???
  • 161. 
    Clot???
  • 162. 
    Chest???
  • 163. 
    Spleen???
  • 164. 
    Flesh???
  • 165. 
    Nose???
  • 166. 
    Ren/o???
  • 167. 
    Rectum???
  • 168. 
    X-rays???
  • 169. 
    Pneumon/o, pulmon/o???
  • 170. 
    Pleura???
  • 171. 
    Vein???
  • 172. 
    Formation, development??
  • 173. 
    To eat, swallow??
  • 174. 
    Peritoneum???
  • 175. 
    Clusters???
  • 176. 
    Twisted chains???
  • 177. 
    -algia, -dynia ???
  • 178. 
    Hernia???
  • 179. 
    Surgical puncture to remove fluid???
  • 180. 
    Bacteria, bacterium???
  • 181. 
    -cyte???
  • 182. 
    Excision, removal, resection??
  • 183. 
    Blood condition????
  • 184. 
    Condition of producing, forming???
  • 185. 
    Record???
  • 186. 
    Softening???
  • 187. 
    Breakdown, destruction, separation???
  • 188. 
    Study of???
  • 189. 
    -itis???
  • 190. 
    Process of recording???
  • 191. 
    Instrument for recording???
  • 192. 
    Enlargement???
  • 193. 
    Tumor, mass, collection of fluid???
  • 194. 
    To view???
  • 195. 
    Abnormal condition????
  • 196. 
    Disease condition???
  • 197. 
    Deficiency???
  • 198. 
    Fear???
  • 199. 
    Development, formation, growth???
  • 200. 
    Surgical repair???
  • 201. 
    Dropping, sagging, prolapse???
  • 202. 
    Hardening???
  • 203. 
    Incision, cutting into????
  • 204. 
    Treatment??
  • 205. 
    Stopping, controlling???
  • 206. 
    Opening to form a mouth( stoma)???
  • 207. 
    Instrument for visual examination???
  • 208. 
    Process of visual examination( with an endoscope)???
  • 209. 
    Trophy???
  • 210. 
    Resembling???
  • 211. 
    Hernia of the urinary bladder???
  • 212. 
    Pain of muscle???
  • 213. 
    What is carcinogenesis???
  • 214. 
    Record( x-ray) of the spinal cord???
  • 215. 
    Surgical puncture to remove fluid form the chest???
  • 216. 
    What is a mastectomy???
  • 217. 
    Process of recording( x-ray) blood vessels???
  • 218. 
    Visual examination of joints???
  • 219. 
    Berry-shaped bacteria in twisted chains???
  • 220. 
    Surgical removal or resection of the voice box???
  • 221. 
    Surgical procedure to remove fluid from the sac around the fetus???
  • 222. 
    Berry-shaped bacteria in clusters???
  • 223. 
    Inflammation of the tubes leading from the windpipe to the lungs??
  • 224. 
    To hold back blood from cells???
  • 225. 
    Enlargement of the spleen?????
  • 226. 
    Incision into a vein???
  • 227. 
    Inflammation of a eyelid????
  • 228. 
    Stoppage of the flow of blood by mechanical or natural means???
  • 229. 
    View of living tissue under the microscope???
  • 230. 
    Fear of heights???
  • 231. 
    Surgical repair of the nose???
  • 232. 
    Softening of cartilage???
  • 233. 
    Abnormal condition of water( fluid) in the kidney????
  • 234. 
    Disease condition of heart muscle???
  • 235. 
    Hardening of the arteries???
  • 236. 
    What is a myoma???
  • 237. 
    What is a myosarcoma???
  • 238. 
    Myeloma is a tumor of bone marrow.. Is this a true or false statement??
  • 239. 
    Study of the shape( of cells)???
  • 240. 
    Chemotherapy is a treatment that uses drugs.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 241. 
    What is osteomalacia???
  • 242. 
    Opening of the large intestine to the outside of the body???
  • 243. 
    Instrument to visually examine the abdomen???
  • 244. 
    Condition of death( of cells)???
  • 245. 
    Beyond control; spread of a cancerous tumor to another organ????
  • 246. 
    What is atrophy???
  • 247. 
    What is hypertrophy???
  • 248. 
    Treatment using water???
  • 249. 
    Process of viewing the peritoneal cavity.. Visual examination of the abdomen using a endoscope( laparoscope)???
  • 250. 
    Enlargement of extremities; an endocrine disorder that causes excess growth hormone to be produced by the pituitary gland after puberty???
  • 251. 
    Condition of improper formation of cartilage in the embryo that leads to short bones and dwarfism???
  • 252. 
    Incision of the abdomen???
  • 253. 
    Process of visual examination of the abdomen????
  • 254. 
    What is a small artery called???
  • 255. 
    Pneumonia is a condition of the lungs... Is this a true or false statement???
  • 256. 
    Radiotherapy is a treatment using x-rays.. IS this a true or false statement????
  • 257. 
    Record( x-ray film) of the breast???
  • 258. 
    Pain of the chest wall and the membranes surrounding lungs???
  • 259. 
    What is a small vein called???
  • 260. 
    Nephropathy is a disease condition of the kidney.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 261. 
    What is a mammoplasty???
  • 262. 
    Laryngeal means pertaining to the voice box.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 263. 
    Inguinal means groin.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 264. 
    Chronic means for a long period of time.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 265. 
    Pulmonary means lungs.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 266. 
    Adipose means fat.. Is this a true or false statement??
  • 267. 
    Axillary means armpit... Is this a true or false statement???
  • 268. 
    Agoraphobia means fear of open spaces.. Is this a true or false statement????
  • 269. 
    Mucoid means resembling mucus.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 270. 
    Esophagus is the tube connecting the throat to the stomach.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 271. 
    Mucous means pertaining mucus.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 272. 
    Necrotic means pertaining to death.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 273. 
    Peritoneal means peritoneum.. IS this a true or false statement???
  • 274. 
    The membrane surrounding the heart???
  • 275. 
    Hardening of the arteries???
  • 276. 
    Enlargement of the liver???
  • 277. 
    New opening of the windpipe to the outside of the body???
  • 278. 
    Inflammation of the tonsils???
  • 279. 
    Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen???
  • 280. 
    What is myalgia???
  • 281. 
    Pertaining to the membranes surrounding the lungs???
  • 282. 
    Study of the eye???
  • 283. 
    Laryngeal means pertaining to the voice box.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 284. 
    Metastasis means beyond control( spread of a cancerous tumor)... Is this a true or false statement???
  • 285. 
    Staphylococci means berry shaped bacteria in clusters.. Is this a true or false statement???
  • 286. 
    Destroys foreign cells by engulfing and digesting them..????
  • 287. 
    White blood cell that destroys foreign cells by making antibodies???
  • 288. 
    Clotting cell; also called a platelet???
  • 289. 
    Elevated in allergic reactions???
  • 290. 
    Erythrocyte is the medical term for???
  • 291. 
    Digests to cellular debris???
  • 292. 
    Increases during the healing phase of inflammation????