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-able
Capable of, Having ability to, as in viable.
-ac, -al
Pertaining to, as in cardiac.
-algia
Painful condition, as in neuralgia.
-an, -ian
Pertaining to, as in circadium.
-ant
Having the characteristics of, as in malignant.
-asis, -asia, -esis, -osis
Condition or state of, as in homeostasis.
-asthenia
Weakness, as in myasthenia.
-ation
Process, Action, Condition, as in inspiration.
-blast
To create, Build up, as in osteoblast.
-cel, -cele
Swelling, an enlarged space or cavity, as in meningocele.
-centesis
Puncture, Usually for drainage, as in amniocentesis.
-cide, -cis
Cut, Kill, Destroy, as in germicide.
-clast
Destory, Break down, as in osteoclast.
-ectasis, - ectasis
Stretching, Dilation, as in atelectasis.
-ectomize, -ectomy
Excision or removal of, as in appendectomy.
-ema
Swelling, Distention, as in emphysema.
-emia
Condition of blood, as in uremia.
-esis
Condition, Process, as in hemopoiesis.
-esthesia
Sensation, Feeling, as in anesthesia.
-ferent
Carry, as in efferent arterioles.
-form
Shape, as in fungiform.
-gen
Agent that produces or originates, as in cardiogenic.
-gram
Record, as in electrocardiogram.
-graph
Instrument for reconding, as in eletroencephalograph.
-ia
State, Condition, as in myopia.
-iatrics, -iatry
Medical practice specialty, as in geriatrics.
-ician
Person associated with, as in optician.
-ics
Art of, Science of, as in optics.
-idrosis
Sweating, as in uridosis.
-idrosis
Sweating, as in uridosis.
-inogen
Inactive form, as in fibrinogen, pepsinogen.
-ion
Action, Condition resulting from action, as in incision.
-ism
Condition, State, as in rheumatism.
-ist
One who practices, as on podiatrist.
-itis
Inflammation, as in dermatits.
-ive
Relating to, as in sedative.
-ology
The study or scince of, as in histology.
-lyso, -lysis
Dissolution, Loosening, Destruction, as in hemolysis.
-malacia
Softening, as in osteomalacia.
-megaly
Enlarged, as in cardiomegaly.
-oid
Resembling, as in spheroid.
-ologist
Specialist, as in endocrinologist.
-oma
Tumor, as in fibroma.
-ory
Pertaining to, as in sensory.
-ose
Full of, as in adipose.
-osis
Condition, Disease, as in osteoporosis.
-ostomy
Create an opening, as in colostomy.
-otomy
Surgical incision, as in tracheotomy.
-pathy
Disease, as in neuropathy.
-penia
Deficiency, as in leukopenia.
-phobe, -phobia
Fear of, Aversion to, as in hydrophobia.
-plasia, -plasty
Development, Formation, as in rhinoplasty.
-plegia, -plexy
Stroke, Paralysis, as in apoplexy.
-pnea
To breathe, as in apnea.
-poiesis
Production, as in hemopoiesis,
-ptosis
Falling, Sagging, as in blepharoptosis.
-rrhage
Bursting forth, abnormal discharge, as in hemorrhage.
-rrhea
Flow, Discharge, as in diarrhea.
-scope
Instrument, as in bronchoscope.
-stomy
Creation of a mouth or artifical opening, as in tracheostomy.
-tic
Pertaining to, as in diagnostic.
-tomy
Cutting into, Incision into, as in frontal lobotomy.
-tripsy
Crushing, as in lithotripsy.
-trophy
State relating to nutrition or growth, as in hypertrophy.
-tropic
Turning toward, Influencing, Changing, as in thyrotropic hormone.
-uria
Urine, as in polyuria.