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30 terms

Common Suffix

These cards are to help me or anyone to memorize the terms, meaning, and pronunciation in MT.
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-ALGIA
pain
-DYNIA
pain
-EMIA
blood condition
-GENIC
producing, forming
-IA
condition, disease
-ITIS
inflammation
-MALACIA
softening
-MEGALY
enlargement
-OMA
tumor, mass
-OSIS
condition
-PATHY
disease
-PENIA
deficiency
-RRHEA
flow, discharge
-RRHAGE, -RRHAGIA
bursting forth
-SCLEROSIS
hardening
-CENTESIS
surgical puncture to remove fluid for analysis
-ECTOMY
surgical removal
-GRAPHY
process of recording
-LYSIS
separation, breakdown, destruction
-OPSY
view of, vision
-PLASTY
surgical repair
-SCOPY
process of visual examination
-STOMY
opening
-TOMY
incision, cutting
-AC, -IAC
pertaining to the heart
-AL, -EAL, -IAL
pertaining to conditions present at birth
-AR
pertaining to ventricles of heart or brain
-ARY
pertaining to lungs
-IC, -ICAL
pertaining to time
-OUS
pertaining to mucus