LOM suffixes ch 3

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-algia

pain

-cele

hernia

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

-coccus, -cocci

berry-shaped bacterium

-cyte

cell

-dynia

pain

-ectomy

excision, removal, resection

-emia

blood condition

-genesis

condition of producing, forming

-gram

record

-graph

instrument for recording

-graphy

process of recording

-itis

inflammation

-logy

study of

-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

-malacia

softening

-megaly

enlargement

-oma

tumor, mass, collection of fluid

-opsy

to view

-osis

condition, usually abnormal

-pathy

disease condition

-penia

deficiency

-phobia

fear

-plasia

development, formation, growth

-plasty

surgical repair

-ptosis

drooping, sagging, prolapse

-sclerosis

hardening

-scope

instrument for visual examination

-scopy

process of visual examination (with an endoscope)

-stasis

stopping, controlling

-stomy

new opening to form a mouth (stoma)

-therapy

treatment

-tomy

incision, cutting into

-trophy

development, nourishment

-er

one who

-ia

condition

-ist

specialist

-ole

little, small

-ule

little, small

-um, -ium

structure, tissue

-us

structure, substance

-y

condition, process

-ac, -iac

pertaining to

-al

pertaining to

-ar

pertaining to

-ary

pertaining to

-eal

pertaining to

-genic

pertaining to producing, produced by or in

-ic, -ical

pertaining to

-oid

resembling

-ose

pertaining to , full of

-ous

pertaining to

-tic

pertaining to

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