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1
Q

-A

A

SINGULAR

2
Q

-AC
-AL
-AR
-ARY
-EAL

A

PERTAINING TO

3
Q

-AD

A

TOWARD

4
Q

-ALGESIA
ALGIA

A

PAIN

5
Q

-APHERESIS

A

REMOVAL

6
Q

-ASTHENIA

A

WEAKNESS

7
Q

-ATRESIA

A

CLOSURE; ABSENCE OF A NORMAL BODY OPENING

8
Q

-CAPNIA

A

CARBON DIOXIDE

9
Q

-CELE

A

HERNIA, SWELLING, PROTRUSUION

10
Q

-CENTESIS

A

SURGICAL PUNCTURE

11
Q

-CLASIA
-CLAST

A

BREAK APART

12
Q

-CRIT

A

SEPARATE

13
Q

-CUSIS

A

HEARING CONDITION

14
Q

-CYTE

A

CELL

15
Q

-DESIS

A

SURGICAL FIXATION, FUSION

16
Q

-DROME

A

RUN, RUNNING

17
Q

-DYNIA

A

PAIN

18
Q

-ECTASIS

A

EXPANSION, DILATION

19
Q

-ECTOMY

A

EXCISION

20
Q

-ELLE

A

SMALL

21
Q

-EMESIS
-EMETIC

A

VOMITING

22
Q

-EMIA

A

BLOOD (CONDITION OF)

23
Q

-GEN

A

FORMATION, CAUSE, PRODUCE

24
Q

-GENESIS

A

ORIGIN, CAUSE

25
Q

-GENIC

A

PERTAINING TO FORMATION, CAUSING, PRODUCING

26
Q

-GRAM

A

RECORDING

27
Q

-GRAPH

A

INSTRUMENT FOR RECORDING

28
Q

-GRAPHY

A

RECORDING PROCESS

29
Q

-HEMIA

A

BLOOD (CONDITION OF)

30
Q

-IA

A

DISEASED STATE (CONDITION OF)

31
Q

-IASIS

A

CONDITION OF

32
Q

-IATRY

A

TREATMENT, SPECIALTY

33
Q

-ISM

A

CONDITION OR DISEASE

34
Q

-IST

A

ONE WHO PRACTICES

35
Q

-ITIS

A

INFLAMMATION

36
Q

-LEPSY

A

SEIZURE

37
Q

-LOGIST

A

ONE WHO STUDIES

38
Q

-LOGY

A

STUDY OF

39
Q

-LYTIC
-LYSIS

A

TO LOOSEN, DISSOLVE

40
Q

-MALACIA (MAH LEH SHUH)

A

SOFTENING

41
Q

-METER

A

MEASURING INSTRUMENT

42
Q

-METRY

A

MEASUREMENT

43
Q

-OID

A

RESEMBLANCE TO

44
Q

-OMA

A

ABNORMAL SWELLING, TUMOR

45
Q

-OPIA

A

VISION

46
Q

-OPSY

A

VIEW OF

47
Q

-OSIS

A

PROCESS OR CONDITION THAT IS USUALLY ABNORMAL

48
Q

-OTOMY

A

CUTTING INTO, EXCISION

49
Q

-OXIA

A

OXYGEN

50
Q

-PARESIS

A

PARALYSIS (MINOR)

51
Q

-PATHY

A

DISEASE

52
Q

-PENIA

A

ABNORMAL REDUCTION IN NUMBER, DEFICIENCY

53
Q

-PEPSIA

A

DIGESTION

54
Q

-PEXY

A

SURGICAL FIXATION, SUSPENSION

55
Q

-PHAGIA

A

EATING OR SWALLOWING

56
Q

-PHASIA

A

SPEAKING

57
Q

-PHILIA

A

LOVING, AFFINITY FOR

58
Q

-PHOBIA

A

FEAR

59
Q

-PHONIA

A

SOUND OF VOICE

60
Q

-PHYLAXIS

A

PROTECTION

61
Q

-PHYSIS

A

GROWTH

62
Q

-PLASIA

A

SHAPE, FORMATION

63
Q

-PLASM

A

SOMETHING SHAPED

64
Q

-PLASTY

A

SURGICAL REPAIR

65
Q

-PLEGIA

A

PARALYSIS (MAJOR)

66
Q

-PNEA

A

BREATHING

67
Q

-POIESIS

A

FORMATION

68
Q

-PRACTIC

A

ONE WHO PRACTICES

69
Q

-PTOSIS

A

FALLING DOWNWARD (CONDITION OF)

70
Q

-PTYSIS

A

SPIT OUT A FLUID

71
Q

-RRHAGIA

A

BLEEDING, HEMORRHAGE

72
Q

-RRHAPHY

A

SUTURING

73
Q

-RRHEA

A

EXCESSIVE DISCHARGE

74
Q

-RREXIS

A

RUPTURE

75
Q

-SALPINX

A

TRUMPET, FALLOPIAN TUBE

76
Q

-SARCOMA

A

MALIGNANT TUMOR

77
Q

-SCLEROSIS

A

HARDENING

78
Q

-SCOPE

A

VIEWING INSTRUMENT

79
Q

-SCOPY

A

PROCESS OF VIEWING

80
Q

-SIS

A

STATE OF

81
Q

-SOME

A

BODY

82
Q

-SPASM

A

SUDDEN, INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE CONTRACTION

83
Q

-STASIS

A

STANDING STILL

84
Q

-STENOSIS

A

NARROWING, CONSTRICTION

85
Q

-STOMY

A

SURGICAL CREATION OF AN OPENING

86
Q

-TOCIA

A

BIRTH, LABOR

87
Q

-TOME

A

CUTTING INSTRUMENT

88
Q

-TOMY

A

INCISION

89
Q

-TRIPSY

A

SURGICAL CRUSHING

90
Q

-TROPHY

A

NOURISHMENT, DEVELOPMENT

91
Q

-URIA

A

URINE, URINATION

92
Q

-Y

A

PROCESS OF