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Jane Rice textbook

-algesia

pain

-ant

forming

-ase

enzyme

-ate

use, action, having the form of, possessing

-blast

immature cell, germ cell, embryonic cell

-cide

to kill

-crit

to separate

-cuspid

point

-cyst

bladder, sac

-cyte

cell

-dipsia

thirst

-drome

a course

-er

relating to, one who

-gen

formation, produce

-genesis

formation, produce

-ide

having a particular quality

-ive

nature of, quality of

-liter

liter

-logy

study of

-lymph

clear fluid, serum, pale fluid

-or

one who, a doer

-phil

attraction

-stasis

control, stop, stand still

-therapy

treatment

-thermy

heat

-um

tissue, structure

-uria

urination, condition of urine, urine

-ac

pertaining to

-ad

pertaining to

-al

pertaining to

-ar

pertaining to

-ary

pertaining to

-ic

pertaining to

-ile

pertaining to

-ior

pertaining to

-ose

pertaining to

-ous

pertaining to

-tic

pertaining to

-us

pertaining to, structure

-y

pertaining to, condition of, process

-esis

condition of

-ia

condition of

-ism

condition of

-iatry

treatment

-ician

specialist

-ist

condition of

-osis

condition (usually abnormal)

-cle

small

-icle

small

-ole

small

-ula

small

-ule

small

-ectasis

dilatation, dilation, distention, stretching, expansion

-genic

formation, produce

-gram

a weight, mark, measure

-lysis

destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening, dissolution

-penia

lack of, deficiency, abnormal reduction

-plasm

a thing formed, plasma

-plegia

stroke, paralysis, palsy

-ptosis

prolapse, drooping, falling down, sagging

-rrhea

flow, discharge

-scopy

to view, examine, visual examination

-spasm

tension, spasm, contraction

-staxis

dripping, trickling

-trophy

nourishment, development

-asthenia

weakness

-betes

to go

-cele

hernia, tumor, swelling

-cusis

hearing

-derma

skin

-dynia

pain, ache

-edema

swelling

-emesis

vomiting

-ion

process

-itis

inflammation

-kinesis

motion, movement

-lepsy

seizure

-lexia

diction, word, phrase

-malacia

softening

-mania

madness

-megaly

enlargement, large

-mnesia

memory

-noia

mind

-oid

resemble

-oma

tumor, mass

-opia

sight, vision

-oxia

oxygen

-pathy

disease, emotion

-pepsia

to digest

-phagia

to eat, to swallow

-phasia

to speak, speech

-phobia

fear

-plasia

formation, produce

-plegia

paralysis, stroke

-pnea

breathing

-ptysis

spitting

-rrhage

bursting forth

-rrhexis

rupture

-centesis

surgical puncture

-clasis

crushing, breaking up

-desis

binding

-ectomy

surgical excision, surgical removal, resection

-graph

instrument for recording

-graphy

recording

-ize

to make, to treat or combine with

-meter

instrument to measure, meter

-metry

measurement

-opsy

to view

-pexy

surgical fixation

-pheresis

remove

-plasty

surgical repair

-rrhaphy

suture

-scope

instrument for examining

-scopy

visual examination, to view, examine

-stomy

new opening

-tome

instrument to cut

-tomy

incision

-tripsy

crushing

-stalsis

contraction

-orexia

appetite

-lith

stone

-ure

process

-in

substance

-able

capable

-age

related to

-act

to act

-algia

pain, ache

-arche

beginning

-body

body

-ceps

head

-clasia

a breaking

-clysis

injection

-cope

strike

-culture

cultivation

-cyesis

pregnancy

-dermis

skin

-ectasia

dilitation

-ectasy

dilation

-emia

blood condition

-ergy

work

-esthesia

feeling

-form

shape

-fuge

to flee

-genes

produce

-glia

glue

-globin

protein

-gnosis

knowledge

-grade

step

-graft

pencil, grafting knife

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