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Suffix -ac means
pertaining to
characterized by
resembling
Suffix -ical(ic + al) means

ex. surgical
Pertaining to
Characterized by
Resembling
Suffix -ile means

ex. febrile
Pertaining to
Characterized by
Resembling
Suffix -ian means

ex. physician
specialist in a field of study
Suffix -ous means

ex. venous
Pertaining to
Characterized by
Resembling
Suffix -ism means


Ex. egotism, organism
Condition of

Suffix -form means

ex. muciform
Pertaining to
Characterized by
Resembling
Suffix -oid means

ex. ovoid, toxoid
Pertaining to
Characterized by
Resembling
Suffix -al means

ex. skeletal
pertaining to
characterized by
resembling
Suffix -iatrics or -iatry mean

ex. psychiatry
medical specialty
Suffix -logy means
Study of
Suffix -sis means

-osis & -iasis=abnormal condition
Condition of

ex. sclerosis
Suffix -y means
Condition of

ex. atony,dysentry
Suffix -ar means

ex.muscular
pertaining to
characterized by
resembling
Suffix -ist means

ex. dentist
specialist in a field of study
Suffix -ic means

ex. Pelvic
Pertaining to
Characterized by
Resembling
Suffix -ia means
condition of

ex. anesthesia