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Medical Terminology- General Suffixes

Medical Terminology- General Suffixes
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-cle, -ole, -ule
small
-cyesis, -gravida
pregnancy
-cyte
cell
-derma
skin condition
-dipsia
thirst
-esthesia
feeling, sensation
-gen
that which produces
-genesis
produces, generates
-genic
producing
-globin, -globulin
protein
-kinesis
movement
-oid
resembling
-opia
vision
-opsy
view of
-osmia
sense of smell
-oxia
oxygen
-para
to bear
-partum
birth, labor
-pepsia
digestion
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phasia
speech
-phil
attracted to
-phonia
voice
-plasm
formation, development
-pnea
breathing
-poiesis
formation
-porosis
porus
-ptysis
spitting up, coughing up
-therapy
treatment
-thorax
chest
-trophic
development
-trophy
nourishment, development