Chapter 1 Common Suffix Medical Terminology: A living Language, 4th Edition Flashcards Preview

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-algia

-algia

pain

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-cele

-cele

hernia, protrusion

2

-cise

-cise

cut

3

-cyte

-cyte

cell

4

-dynia

-dynia

pain

5

-ectasis

-ectasis

dilation

6

-ectasis

-ectasis

dilation

7

-gen

-gen

that which produces

8

-genesis

-genesis

produces, generates

9

-genic

-genic

produces, generates

10

-ia

-ia

state, condition

11

-iasis

-iasis

abnormal condition

12

-ism

-ism

state of

13

-itis

-itis

inflammation

14

-logist

-logist

one who studies

15

-logy

-logy

study of

16

-lysis

-lysis

destruction

17

-malacia

-malacia

abnormal softening

18

-megaly

-megaly

enlargement, large

19

-oma

-oma

tumor, mass

20

-oma

-oma

tumor, mass

21

-osis

-osis

abnormal condition

22

-pathy

-pathy

disease

23

-plasia

-plasia

development, growth

24

-plasm

-plasm

formation, development

25

-ptosis

-ptosis

drooping

26

-rrhage

-rrhage

excessive, abnormal flow

27

-rrhea

-rrhea

discharge, flow

28

-rrhexis

-rrhexis

rupture

29

-sclerosis

-sclerosis

hardening

30

-stenosis

-stenosis

narrowing

31

-therapy

-therapy

treatment

32

-trophy

-trophy

nourishment, development