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-algia
Pain
EX: Neuralgia (pain along nerve)
-cyte
Cell
EX: leukocyte (white blood cell)
-ectomy
Cutting out
EX: tonsillectomy (cutting out of tonsils)
-emia
Blood
EX: anemia (lack of blood)
-esthesia
Sensation
EX: anesthesia (without sensation)
-genic
Causing
EX: carcinogenic (cancer causing)
-gram
Record
EX: angiogram (record of graph of)
-itis
Inflammation
EX: tonsillitis (inflammation of the tonsils)
-logy
Science, study of
EX: biology (study of Life)
-ostomy
Creation of an opening
EX: gastrostomy (artificial opening of)
-oma
tumor
EX: neuroma (nerve tumor)
-osis
Condition of
EX: psychosis (condition of the mind)
-paresis
Weakness
EX: hemiparesis (one-sided weakness)
-phagia
Eating
EX: polyphagia (exessive eating)
-plegia
Paralysis
EX: hemiplegia (one-sided paralysis)
-pnea
Breathing
EX: apnea (no breath)
-phasia
Speech
EX: aphasia (inability to speak)
-phobia
Fear
EX: hydrophobia (fear of water)
-rhythmia
Rhythm
EX: arrhythmia (variation from
normal rhythm)
-rrhea
Flow or discharge
EX: pyorrhea (discharge of pus)
-taxia
Order, arrangement of
EX: ataxia (without muscle corrdination)
-uria
To do with urine
EX: polyuria (excessive secretion of urine)