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IPDM I Medical Terminologies Suffixes

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-algia/-dynia (Analgesic)pain
-ase (Protase, Kinase)enzyme
-asthenia (anestesia)weakness
-capniacarbon dioxide
-celehernia; protrusion
-centesissurgical puncture to remove fluid
-cidal (Suicidal)killing
-clysis (hydrolysis)irrigating; washing
-coccus(cocci) berry shaped (form of bacterium)
-crine (Endocrine)separate; secrete
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-critto separate
-cytecell
-desissurgical fixation; fusion
-ectasisstretching out; dilatation; expansion
-ectomycut out; excision
-ectopiadisplacement
-emesisvomiting
-emiablood condition
-esis/-ity/-iasis/-ia/-osis/-ystate or condition
-ensubstance or agent that produces or causes
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-genesisorigin; cause
-genicproducing; originating; causing
-gram/-graphyrecording; written
-iacondition of diseased or abnormal state
-iatryphysician; treatment
-icianone who
-ictalseizure; attack
-ismstate of
-ites/-itisinflammation
-lepsyseizure
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-lysisloosening; dissolution; separating
-lyticdestroy; reduce
-malaciasoftening
-maniamadness; insane desire
-megalyenlargement
-meterinstrument used to measure
-metrymeasurement
-morphform; shape
-odiasmell
-odyniapain
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-ologistone who studies and practices (specialist)
-ologystudy of
-omatumor
-opiavision (condition)
-opsyto view
-orrheaflow; excessive discharge
-osisabnormal condition (means increased when used with blood cell word roots)
-ostomycreation of an artificial opening
-otomycut into or incision
-oxiaoxygen
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-paresisslight paralysis
-pathydisease
-peniadeficiency; lack of
-pepsiadigestion
-pexysurgical fixation; suspension
-phagia/-phagyeating; devouring
-philia/-philylove
-phobiaabnormal fear of or aversion to specific objects or things
-phoniasound or voice
-physisgrowth
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-plasia formation; development; a growth
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-plasmgrowth; substance; formation
-plastysurgical shaping
-pneabreathing
-poiesisformation
-prandialmeal
-ptosisdrooping; sagging; prolapse
-ptysisspitting
-rrheaflow or discharge
-salpinxfallopian tube
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-sarcomamalignant tumor
-sclerosishardening
-scopeinstrument used for visual examination
-scopy/-scopicto examine
-sepsisinfection
-sisstate of
-spasmsudden involuntary muscle contraction
-stasiscontrol; stop
-stalsiscontraction
-stenosisconstriction; narrowing
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-stomysurgical opening
-thoraxchest
-tociabirth; labor
-tomycutting; incision
-tripsysurgical crushing
-trophynourishment
-ulelittle
-uriaurine; urination
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