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Flashcards in Suffix Deck (41):
1

ologist

specialist

2

ology

science or study of

3

oma

tumor

4

osis

abnormal condition

5

ostomy

surgical creation of an opening

6

otomy

surgical incision

7

pathy

disease, emotion, feeling, suffereing

8

pause

stopping

9

pexy

surgical fixation, to put in place

10

plasty

surgical repair

11

plagia

paralysis

12

pnea

breathing

13

ptosis

prolapse, drooping forward

14

rrhgia, rrhage

bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge

15

rrhaphy

to suture

16

rrhexis

rupture

17

sclerosis

abnormal, hardening

18

scope

instrument for examination

19

scopy

to see, visual examination

20

ac, -al

pertaining to, relating to

21

algia

pain, suffering

22

ary

pertaining to

23

cele

hernia, tumor, swelling

24

centisis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

25

cyte

cell

26

desis

surgical fixation of bone or joint; to bind, tie together

27

ectomy

surgical removal

28

ectasis

stretching, enlargement

29

emia

blood, blood condition

30

esthsia

sensation or feeling

31

gram, graph

record

32

graphy

process of recording

33

ia

state of condition

34

itis

inflammation

35

lysis

break down, setting free, destruction, loosening

36

malacia

abnormal softening

37

megaly

enlargement

38

necrosis

tissue death

39

stenosis

abnormal narrowing

40

tripsy

to crush

41

usia

urination, urine