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1

-ac

pertaining to

ex. cardiac

2

-al

pertaining to

ex. neural

3

-algia

pain

ex. arthralgia

4

-cyte

cell

ex. erythrocyte

5

-ectomy

excision, removal

ex. nephrectomy

6

-emia

blood condition

ex. leukemia

7

-genic

pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in

ex. carcinogenic

8

-globin

protein

ex. hemoglobin

9

-gram

record

ex. electroencephalogram

10

-ic, -ical

pertaining to

ex. gastric

11

-ion

process

ex. excision

12

-ist

specialist

ex. ophthalmologist

13

-itis

inflammation

ex. cystitis

14

-logy

process of study

ex. endocrinology

15

-oma

tumor, mass, swelling

ex. hepatoma

16

-opsy

process of viewing

ex. biopsy

17

-osis

condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)

ex. nephrosis

18

-pathy

disease condition

ex. enteropathy

19

-scope

instrument to visually examine

ex. endoscope

20

-scopy

process of visually examining

ex. endoscopy

21

-sis

state of; condition

ex. prognosis

22

-tomy

process of cutting, incision

ex. osteotomy

23

-y

process, condition

ex. gastroenterology