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-a
noun ending
-ac
pertaining to
-ad
toward, increase
-al
pertaining to
-algesia
sensitivity to pain
-algia
pain
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to, relating to
-ate
something that...
-blast
embryonic stage of development
-cele
swelling or herniation
-centesis
surgical puncture
-cide
to kill; to destroy
-clasis
crushing or breaking up
-cyte
cell
-desis
binding or surgical fusion
-dynia
pain
-e
noun ending
-eal
pertaining to
-ectasia
stretching or dilatation
-ectomy
surgical removal
-emia
blood condition
-er
one who
-esis
condition of
-gen
that which generates
-genesis
generating; formation
-genic
pertaining to, formation, producing
-gram
record or picture
-graph
an instrument used to record
-graphy
process of recording
-gravida
pregnancy
-ia
condition (noun ending)
-ian
specialist in a field of study
-iasis
presence of an abnormal condition
-iatric(s)
relating to medicine, physicians, or medical treatment
-iatrician
one who treats; a physician
-iatrist
one who treats; a physician
-iatry
medical treatment, medical profession
-ic
pertaining to
-ical
pertaining to ( -ical is the combination of ic + al )
-ician
specialist in a field of study
-ile
pertaining to; capable
-ion
action; process
-ism
condition
-ist
practicioner
-itis
inflammation
-ize
to make; to treat or combine with
-lepsy
seizure, attack
-lith
stone
-lithiasis
presence or formation of stones
-logy
the study of
-logist
one who specializes in the study of
-lysis
destruction or detachment
-lytic
destruction
-mania
a mental disorder; a "madness"
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
an instrument used to measure
-metry
the process of measuring
-oid
resembling
-ole
small or little
-oma
tumor
-opia
visual condition
-opsia
visual condition
-opsy
process of viewing
-ory
pertaining to; characterized by
-osis
condition
-ous
pertaining to
-pathy
disease
-penia
decrease in; deficiency
-pexy
surgical fixation
-philia
attracted to
-plasia
formation or development
-plasty
surgical repair
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
drooping or prolapse
-rrhagia
excessive flow or discharge
-rrhaphy
suturing
-rrhea
discharge; flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
instrument used to view
-scopy
the process of viewing with a scope
-stasis
stopping or controlling
-stomy
the surgical creation of a new opening
-tic
pertaining to
-tion
process of
-tomy
incision into
-tripsy
intentional crushing
-ula
small, little
-ule
"small one"
-um
a suffix that identifies singular nouns
-uria
a characteristic of the urine
-us
a suffix that identifies singular nouns
-y
noun ending
-um
a suffix that identifies singular nouns
-uria
a characteristic of the urine
-us
a suffix that identifies singular nouns
-y
noun ending