Medical Terminology suffixes

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-ase

enzyme

-blast

budding

-centesis

surgical puncture

-cidal

killing

-clast

broken

-crit

to separate

-cyte

cell

-ectomy

excision or surgical removal

-emia

blood condition

-emisis

vomiting

-gen

substances or agent that produces or causes

-genesis

origin or cause

-genic

producing or causing

-glia

glue

-gram

something written

-ia

condition of diseased or abnormal state

-ism

state of

-itia

inflammation

-itis

inflammation

-logy

study of

-lyte

dissolvable

-lytic

destroy

-mania

madness or insane desire

-megaly

enlargement

-meter

instrument used to measure

-odia

smell

-ologist

one who studies and practices

-oma

tumor of swelling

-opia

vision

-opsy

to view

-orrhea

flow excessive discharge

-orrhexis

rupture

-osis

abnormal increase in production

-ostomy

creation of an artificial opening

-otomy

cut into or incision

-oxia

oxygen

-pathy

disease

-sclerosis

hardening

-scope

Instrument used for visual examination

-scopy

visual examination

-sepsis

infection

-spasm

sudden involuntary muscle contraction

-stasis

control or stop

-tomy

cutting

-tropic

influencing

-ual

pertaining to

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