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Chapter 11 Digestive System

Chapter 11 Suffixes
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-al
pertaining to
-ive
pertaining to
-ion
action; condition
-ory
having the function of
-ary
pertaining to
-id
resembling; source or origin
-ar
pertaining to
-ation
a process; being or having
-eal
pertaining to
-sis
process; condition; abnormal condition
-ic
pertaining to
-ix
a thing
-cyte
cell
-in
substance
-gen
that which produces
-ase
enzyme
-logy
the study of
-itis
inflammation of; infection of
-ous
pertaining to
-lith
stone
-emisis
condition of vomiting
-oma
tumor; mass
-ive
pertaining to
-osis
condition; abnormal condition; process
-entery
condition of the intestine
-pathy
disease; suffering
-oid
resembling
-cele
hernia
-rrhea
flow; discharge
-ence
state of
-ated
pertaining to a condition; composed of
-megaly
enlargement
-ice
state; quality
-iasis
state of; process of
-ity
state; condition
-gram
a record of picture
-graphy
process of recording
-grade
pertaining to going
-centesis
procedure to puncture
-ectomy
surgical excision
-opsy
process of viewing
-scope
instrument used to examine
-tomy
process of cutting or making an incision
-stomy
surgically created opening
-scopy
process of using an instrument to examine
-rraphy
procedure of suturing
-ist
one who specializes in
-eon
one who performs