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The Language of Medicine Suffix Review Chap 1,2,3,4: IUS Fall 2011

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ac, al, ar, ary, cal, eal, iac, ic, ical, ior, ism, ous, tic
pertaining to
algia
pain
cyte
cell
ectomy
excision, removal, resection
emia
blood condition
genic
pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in
globin
protein
gram
record
ion
process
ist
specialist
itis
inflammation
logy
study of
oma
tumor, mass, collection of fluid
opsy
process of viewing
osis
abnormal condition
pathy
disease condition
scope
instrument to visually examine
scopy
process of visually examining
sis
state of; condition
tomy
process of cutting into
y
process, condition
ose
pertaining to, full of
plasm
formation
somes
bodies
type
pictures, classification
oid
resembling
blast
embryonic, immature
crine
to secrete
cyesis
pregnancy
drome
to run
fusion
coming together; to pour
gen
substance that produces
lapse
to slide, fall, sag
lysis
breakdown, destruction, separation
meter
to measure
mission
to send
or
one who
partum
birth, labor
phoria
to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
physis
to grow
plasia
development, formation, growth
plasm
structure or formation
pnea
breathing
ptosis
falling, drooping, prolapse
rrhea
flow, discharge
stasis
stopping, controlling
trophy
development, nourishment
cele
hernia
centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
coccus (pl. cocci)
berry-shaped bacterium (pl. bacteria)
cyte
cell
dynia
pain
genesis
condition of producing, forming
graph
instrument for recording
grapy
process of recording
malacia
softening
megaly
enlargement
penia
deficiency
phobia
fear
sclerosis
hardening
stasis
stopping, controlling
stomy
new mouth
therapy
treatment