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-a
noun suffix, no meaning
-ac
pertaining to
-ad
toward
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-apheresis
removal
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-atresia
absence of a normal body opening; occlusion; closure
-cele
hernia or protrusion
-centesis
surgical puncture to aspirate fluid (with sterile needle)
-coccus, (pl. – cocci)
berry-shaped (from of bacterium)
-crit
to separate
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-eal
pertaining to
-ectasis
stretching out, dilatation, expansion
-ectomy
excision or surgical removal
-emia
blood condition
-esis
condition
-gen
substance or agent that produces or causes
-genesis
origin, cause
-genic
producing, originating, causing
-gram
record, x-ray image – is the recording
-graph
an instrument/machine to record
-graphy
process of recording, x-ray imaging
-ia
diseased or abnormal state, condition of
-ial
pertaining to
-iasis
condition
-ic
pertaining to
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
state of, condition
-ist
one who specializes
-itis
inflammation
-logist
one who studies and treats (specialist, physician)
-logy
the study of
-lysis
loosening, dissolution, separating
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
instrument used to measure
-metry
process of measurement
-odynia
pain
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor, swelling
-opsy
view of , viewing
-osis
abnormal condition (increase when used w/ blood cells)
-ous
pertaining to
-oxia
oxygen
-pathy
disease process
-penia
abnormal reduction in number
-pepsia
digestion
-pexy
surgical fixation, suspension
-phalgia
eating or swallowing
-phonia
sound or voice
-plasia
condition of formation, development, growth
-plasm
formation, growth, substance
-plasty
surgical repair
-pnea
breathing
-poiesis
formation
-ptosis
drooping, sagging, prolapse
-rrhage
bursting forth
-rrhagia
rapid flow of blood
-rrhaphy
suturing, repairing
-rrhea
flow, excessive discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-salpinx
fallopian tube
-sarcoma
malignant tumor
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument used for visual examination
-scopic
pertaining to visual examination
-scopy
visual examination
-sis
state of
-spasm
sudden, involuntary muscle contraction (spasmodic contraction)
-stasis
control, stop, standing
-stenosis
constriction or narrowing
-stomy
creation of an artificial opening, a new opening
-therapy
treatment
-thorax
chest
-tome
instrument used to cut
-tomy
cut into or incision
-tripsy
surgical crushing
-tripter
an instrument to crush
-trophy
nourishment, development
-um
noun ending usually meaning a structure
-uria
urine, urination
-us
noun ending
-y
noun ending usually meaning the process of