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-ac
pertaining or relating to
-ad
toward
-al
pertaining or relating to
-algia
pain
-ase
enzyme
-blast
immature precursor cell
-cele
swelling, hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cide
kill
suicide
genocide
-cise
cut
circumcise
-clast
something that breaks; to break
-cyte
cell
-desia
surgical fixation, fusion
-eal
pertaining to
peroneal
-ectasis
expansion, dilation
-ectomy
surgical removal
-emia
condition of the blood
-esis
condition, action, process
-genesis
origination
-genic
produced by
-gram
written record or picture
-graph
record or picture
-graphy
a writing, description
-ia
-iac
condition of, pertaining to
-iasis
presence of
-ic
pertaining to
-id
condition of
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
process
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone
-logia
-logy
study of
-lysis
dreakdown, destruction
-malacia
abnormal softening
-megaly
large, enlargement
-oid
resembling
-ology
study of
cardiology
-oma
tumor or neoplasm
-osis
condition
-parous
giving birth
-pathy
disease
-penia
few, deficiency
-pexy
fixation
-phasia
speech
-phil
-phile
-philia
attraction for
philosophy
-phobia
abnormal fear
-plasia
growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breathing
-poiesis
production, formation
-praxia
movement
-rrhage
-rrhgia
excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhaphy
to stitch or suture
-rrhea
fluid discharge or flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
an instrument for viewing
-scopy
to visualize
-sect
to cut
-sis
state of
-spasm
twitch, involuntary muscle contraction
-stalsis
constriction, contraction
-stenosis
abnormal narrowing, stricture
-stomy
artificial or surgical opening
-taxis
movement toward a stimulus
-tome
part or section; instrument or cutting
-tomy
incision, cutting
-tripsy
crushing
-trophy
growth, nourishment
-uria
pertaining to the urine
List 4 subcategories of suffixes meaning 'condition of'.
-ia
-iac
-id
-osis
myalgia
cardiac
invalid
cirrhosis
List 6 subcategories of suffixes meaning 'pertaining to'
-ac
-al
-eal
-ia
-iac
-ic
iliac
brachial
peroneal
insomnia
cardiac
cephalic
List 5 subcategories of suffixes meaning 'Medical Specialty'
-logy
-ist
-ian
-iatrics
-iatry
physiology
dentist
pediatrician
geriatrics
podiatry