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Medical Terminology

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-ac, -iac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ical
pertaining to
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-oid
resembling
-er
one who
-ia
condition
-ist
specialist
-ole, -ule
little, small
-um, -ium
structure, tissue
-us
structure, substance
-y
condition, process
-algia
pain
-ectomy
surgical removal
-emia
blood condition
-genesis
condition of
-gram
record
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-iatrics, ology
study of
-itis
inflammation
-lysis
break down, destruction, separation
-centesis
surgical puncture
-cyte
cell
-opsy
view
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-ptosis
drooping, sagging
-ous, -tic, -genic
pertaining to, producing, produced by
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor, mass, collection of fluid
-osis
condition, usually abnormal
-phobia
fear
-plasia
development, formation, growth
-plasty
surgical repair
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
process of visual examination
-stasis
stopping, controlling
-stomy
opening
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
incision, cutting into
-trophy
development, nourishment, growth
-pnea
breathing
-plegia
paralysis
-rrhea
fluid discharge