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-a
Converts a word root to a noun
-algia
Pain
-blast
Immature
-cele
Hernia
-cide
Kill
-cise
Cut
-cle
Small
-coccus
Berry-Shaped
-cyte
Cell
-dynia
Pain
-ectasis
Dilatation
-ectopia
Displacement
-emia
Condition of the blood
-er
One who
-gen
That which produces
-genesis
Produces
-genic
Producing
-ia
State
-iasis
Abnormal condition
-iatric
Physician
-ion
Process
-ism
State of
-ist
One who specializes in
-itis
Inflammation
-ium
Converts a word root into a noun
-ize
To make
-lapse
To slide
-lith
Stone
-logist
One who studies
-logy
Study of
-lysis
Destruction
-malacia
Abnormal softening
-megaly
Large
-ole
Small
-oma
Tumor
-osis
Abnormal Condition
-paresis
Weakness
-parous
Give birth
-partum
Birth
-pathy
Disease
-penia-
Few
-phasia
Speech
-phobia
Abnormal fear
-phoria
Feeling
-physis
To grow
-plasia
Growth
-plasm
Formation
-plegia
Paralysis
-pnea
Breathing
-ptosis
Drooping
-rrhage
Excessive
-rrhea
Flow
-rrhexis
Rupture
-sclerosis
Hardening
-sis
Condition
-spasm
Involuntary muscle contraction
-stalsis
Contraction
-stasis
Stopping
-stenosis
Narrowing
-therapy
Treatment
-trophy
Development
-ule
Small
-um
Converts word root into a noun
-uria
Condition of the urine
-us
Converts word root into a noun
-ac -iac -ory
-al -ic -ose
-an -ical -ous
-ar -ile -tic
-ary -ior
-eal -oid
Pertaining to
-centesis
Punture to withdraw fluid
-ectomy
Surgical removal
-ostomy
Surgically create an opening
-otomy
Cutting into
-pexy
Surgical fixation
-plasty
Surgical repair
-rrhaphy
Suture
-gram
Record or picture
-graph
Instrument used for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
Instrument used for measuring
-metry
Process of measuring
-scope
Instrument for viewing
-scopy
Process of visually examining
-derma
Skin
-tome
Instrument used to cut
-blast
Immature
-clasia
To surgically break
-desis
Fuse
-kinesia
Movement
-malacia
Softening
-physis
To grow
-plasty
Surgical repair
-porosis
Porous
-scopy
Procedure to visually examine
abdomin/o
Abdomen
anter/o
Front
caud/o
Tail
cephal/o
Head
cervic/o
Neck
chondr/o
Cartilage
coccyg/o
Coccyx
crani/o
Skull
cyt/o
Cell
dist/o
Away
dors/o
Back of body
epitheli/o
Epithelium
hist/o
Tissue
ili/o
ilium
infer/o
Below
later/o
Side
lumb/o
Lower back
medi/o
Middle
my/o
Muscle
neur/o
Nerve
pelv/o
Hip
poster/o
Back
proxim/o
Near
sacr/o
Sacrum
somat/o
Body
spin/o
Spine
super/o
Above
system/o
System
thorac/o
Chest
umbilic/o
Navel
ventr/o
Belly
vertebr/o
Vertebra
viscer/o
Internal organ
adip/o
Fat
albin/0
White
caus/o
Burn
chrom/o
Color
cry/o
Cold
cutane/o
Skin
cyan/o
Blue
derm/o
Skin
dermat/o
Skin
diaphor/o
Profuse sweating
erythem/o
Flush
erythemat/o
Redness
hidr/o
Sweat
hist/o
Tissue
histi/o
Tissue
ichthy/o
Dry
kerat/o
Horny
leuk/o
White
lip/o
Fat
macul/o
Stain
melan/o
Black
myc/o
Fungus
onych/o
Nail
papul/o
Pimple
pil/o
Hair
py/o
Pus
rhytid/o
Wrinkle
scler/o
Hard
seb/o
Oil
squam/o
Scale-like
steat/o
Fat
trich/o
Hair
ungu/o
Nail
vesic/o
Blister
vit/o
Blemish
xer/o
Dry