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Glossary of Chapter 9 Medical Vocabulary

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-able
adjective forming suffix

capable of (being), able to
-ation
noun forming suffix

an action or process, the act of being, the result of being, something that is
-ce
noun forming suffix

the act of being, the state of being
-cy
noun forming suffix

the act of being, the state of being
-ible
adjective forming suffix

capable of (being)
-id
adjective forming suffix

in a state or condition of
-ile
adjective forming suffix

capable of (being), like
-ion
noun forming suffix

the act of
-ive
adjetive forming suffix

pertaining to
-ment
noun forming suffix

agent or instrument
-or
noun forming suffix

agent or instrument
-orium
noun forming suffix

place for something
-ory
adjective forming suffix
pertaining to

noun forming suffix
place for something
-ure
-ura
noun forming suffix

result of an action
anter-
combining form

front, in front
brachi-
combining form

(upper) arm
-cid-
-cis-
combining form

cut, kill
-cip-
-cept-
combining form

take
cresc-
cret-
combining form

(begin to) grow
digit-
combining form

finger, toe
duc-
duct-
combining form

lead, bring, conduct
fac-
fic-
-fect
combining form

make
faci-
-fici-
facies
combining form

face, appearanc, surface
febr-
febris
combining form

fever
fer-
lat-
combining form

carry, bear
flect-
flex-
combining form

bend
fung-
combining form

[mushroom] fungus
fus-
combining form

pour
genit-
combining form

bring forth, give birth
ger-
gest-
combining form

carry, bear
immun(i)-
combining form

safe, protected
inferior-
combining form

below
lab-
laps-
combining form

slide, slip
later-
combining form

side
or-
os
combining form

mouth, opening
oss-
combining form

bone
pedicul-
combining form

louse
poster-
-posterior
combining form

behind, in back
sect-
combining form

cut
somn-
combining form

sleep
stabil-
stabl-
combining form

stable, fixed
superior-
combining form

above
tum(e)
combining form

be swollen

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