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Medical Core: Diagnotstic, Symptomatic, and Related Suffixes

Medical Core Terminology and related Suffixes, Diagnostic, Symptomatic (R.O.P.)
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Algia
Pain
Cele
Hernia
(Protrusion of a portion of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening)
centesis
puncture
dynia
pain
ectasis
dilation
ectomy
surgical removal, excision
emia
blood condition
gen
formation, beginning, producing
genesis
formation, beginning
gram
record
graphy
process of recording
graph
instrument for recording
iasis
abnormal condition
itis
inflammation
lith
stone
lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
malacia
softening
megaly
enlargement
meter
instrument for measuring
metry
study in the measurement of
ologist
specialist
ology
study of
oma
tumor
oid
resembling
osis
abnormal condition
ostomy
forming an opening (mouth)
otomy
incision, cut
para
deliveries
paresis
partial paralysis
pathy
disease
penia
decreased number
phagia
swallowing, eating
phasia
speech
phobia
fear
plasia
growth
plegia
paralysis
(loss or impairment of motor function in a part due to lesion of the neural or muscular mechanism; also by analogy, impairment of sensory function)
philia
attraction
poiesis
formation, growth
ptosis
drooping
rrhagia
bursting forth
rrhage
bursting forth
rrhaphy
suture, stitch
rrhea
flow
rrhexis
rupture
scope
instrument for visualizing
scopy
visual examination
sclerosis
hardening
schesis
splitting
spasm
cramp
stasis
standing still, stagnation
stenosis
narrowing
toxic
poisonous
trophy
growth