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-a, -e, y
Rule: When a vowel is used as a suffix its a noun ending.
-ac, -al
pertaining to
-ad
toward, increase
-al, -ar, -ary, eal, ic, ical, ous, tic
pertaining to, relating to
algesia
sensitivity to pain
-ate
something that
blast
embryonic stage of development
cele
swelling or herniation
centesis
surgical puncture
cide
to kill; to destroy
clasis
crushing or breaking up
cyte
cell
desis
binding or surgical fusion
dynia
pain
ectasia
stretching or dilation
ectomy
surgical removal
emia
blood condition
er
one who
esis
condition of
gen
that which generates
genesis
generating, formation
genic
pertaining to, formation, producing
gram
record or picture
graph
an instrument used to record
graphy
process of recording
gravida
pregnancy
ia
condition
ian
specialist in a field of study
iasis
presence of an abnormal condition
iatric
relating to medicine, physicians, or medical treatment
iatrist, iatrician
one who treats; a physician
iatry
medical treatment, medical profession
ician
specialist in a field of study
ile
pertaining to, capable
ion
action, process
ism
condition
ist
practitioner
itis
inflammation
ize
to make, to treat or combine with
lepsy
seizure, attack
lith
stone
lithiasis
presence or formation of stones
logy
the study of
logist
one who specializes in the study of
lysis, lytic
destruction or detachment
mania
a mental disorder
megaly
enlargement
meter
an instrument used to measure
metry
the process of measuring
oid
resembling
ole
small, little
oma
tumor
opia, opsia
visual condition
ory
pertaining to, characterized by
osis
condition
pathy
disease
penia
decreased in; deficiency
pexy
surgical fixation
philia
attracted to
phobia
abnormal fear
plasia
formation or development
plasty
surgical repair
plegia
paralysis
pnea
breathing
ptosis
drooping or prolapse
rrhaphy
excessive flow, discharge
rrhea
discharge, flow
rrhexis
rupture
scope
an instrument used to view
stasis
stopping or controlling
stomy
the surgical creation of a new opening
tion
process of
tomy
incision into
tripsy
intentional crushing
ula, ule
small, little, small one
um, us
suffix that identifies singular nouns
uria
a characteristic of the urine