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Glossary of Chapter 3 Suffixes

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-algia
pain
-cele
hernia
-centesis
fluid removal
-coccus
berry-shaped bacteria
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-ectomy
removal
-emia
blood condition
-er
one who
-genesis
forming
-genic
produced by, in
-gram
record
-graph
instrument to record
-graphy
process of recording
-ia
condition
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study of
-lysis
separation
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-ole
small
-oma
tumor
-opsy
view living thing
-osis
abnormal condition
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
fear of
-plasia
development
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
drooping, sagging
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument
-scopy
process of viewing
-stasis
stop, control
-stomy
opening to form a mouth
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
cut into
-trophy
development, nourishment
-ule
small
-um, -ium
structure, tissue, thing
-y
condition, process

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