MED TERM CHAP 2 SUFFIXES

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-algia
-dynia

what suffixes mean pain ?

-genesis means

what suffix means origin or production ?

-lysis means

what suffix means breaking down or dissolution ?

-megaly means

What suffix means enlargement ?

-oid means

what suffix means resembeling ?

-penia means

what suffix means abnormal reduction ?

-rrhea means

what is the suffix that means discharge ?

-spasm means

what is the suffix that means involuntary contraction ?

-cele means

what suffix means pouching or hernia ?

-ectasis means

what suffix means expansion or dialtion ?

-emia means

what suffix means blood condition ?

-itis means

what suffix means inflammation ?

-iasis means

what suffix means formation or presence of ?

-malacia means

what suffix means softening ?

-oma means

what suffix means tumor ?

-osis means

what suffix means condition or increase ?

-phil
-phillia

what suffixes mean attraction to ?

-ptosis means

what suffix means falling or downward displacement ?

-rrage
-rragia

what suffixes mean to burst forth with blood ?

-centesis means

what suffix means to puncture for aspiration ?

-deisis means

what suffix means binding ?

-ectomy means

what suffix means to excise for removal ?

-pexy means

what suffix means suspension or fixation ?

-plasty means

what suffix means surgical repair or reconstruction ?

-rraphy means

what suffix means suture ?

-tomy means

what suffix means incision ?

-stomy means

what suffix means the creation of an opening ?

-tripsy means

what suffix means crushing ?

-e means

what is a NOUN MARKER ?

-ia
-ism

what suffixes mean a condition of ?

-ium means

what suffix means structure or tissue ?

-ation
-y

what suffixes mean a condition of or a process of ?

-ac
-al
-ar
-ary
-eal
-ic
-ous
-tic

what are suffixes that when added to a root form an adjective that all mean pertaining to ?

-icle
-ole
-ula
-ule

what are suffixes that have deminunitive meaning (small)

-gram means

what suffix means record ?

-graphy -meter means
means

what suffix means instrument for recording ?

-iatrics
-iatry

what suffixes mean treatment ?

-logy means

what suffix means the study of ?

-logist means

what suffix means one who specializes in the study or treatment of ?

-ist means

what suffix means on who specializes in ?

-metry means

what suffix means the process of measuring ?

-poiesis means

what suffix means formation ?

-scope means

what suffix means an instrument for examination ?

-scopy means

what suffix means examination ?

-stasis means

what suffix means stop or stand ?

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