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What does the suffix -arthr mean?
joints
What does the suffix -osteo mean?
bones
What does the suffix -itis mean?
inflamation
What does the suffix -trophy mean?
development
What does the suffixes -algia and -dynia mean?
pain
What does the suffix -cele mean?
hernia, protrusion
What does the suffix -cise mean?
cut
What does the suffix -ectasis mean?
dilation
What does the suffix -ectopia mean?
displacement
What does the suffix -gen mean?
that which produces
What does the suffix -genesis mean?
produces, generates
What does the suffix -genic mean?
produces
What does the suffix -ia mean?
state, condition
What does the suffix -iasis mean?
abnormal condition
What does the suffix -ism mean?
state of
What does the suffix -logist mean?
one who studies
What does the suffix -logy mean?
the study of
What does the suffix -lysis mean?
destruction
What does the suffix -malacia mean?
abnormal softening
What does the suffix -megaly mean?
enlargement, large
What does the suffix -oma mean?
tumor, mass
What does the suffix -osis mean?
abnormal condition
What does the suffix -pathy mean?
disease
What does the suffix -plasia mean?
development, growth
What does the suffix -plasm mean?
formation, development
What does the suffix -ptosis mean?
drooping
What does the suffix -rrhage mean?
excessive, abnormal flow
What does the suffix -rrhea mean?
discharge, flow
What does the suffix -rrhexis mean?
rupture
What does the suffix -sclerosis mean?
hardening
What does the suffix -stenosis mean?
narrowing
What does the suffix -therapy mean?
treatment
What does the suffix -uria mean?
condition of the urine
What does the suffix -centesis mean?
puncture to withdrawl fluid
What does the suffix -ectomy mean?
surgical removal
What does the suffix -ostomy mean?
surgically create an opening
What does the suffix -otomy mean?
cutting into
What does the suffix -pexy mean?
surgical fixation
What does the suffix -plasty mean?
surgical repair
What does the suffix -rrhaphy mean?
suture
What does the suffix -gram mean?
record or picture
What does the suffix -graph mean?
instrument for recording
What does the suffix -graphy mean?
process of recording
What does the suffix -meter mean?
instrument for measuring
What does the suffix -metry mean?
process of measuring
What does the suffix -scope mean?
instrument for viewing
What does the suffix -scopy mean?
process of visually examining