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Glossary of Medical Suffixes 2

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-algia
pain
-emia
blood condition
-ia
condition, disease
-itis
inflammation
-magaly
enlargement
-osis
condition
-oma
tumor, mass
-pathy
disease
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-rrhage
bursting forth of blood
-sclerosis
hardening
-uria
urine condition
-al or eal
pertaining to
-gram
record
-ic or tic
pertaining to
-ous
pertaining to
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectomy
removal, resection
-graphy
process of recording
-lysis
loosening, separation, breakdown, destruction
-plasty
surgical repair
-ine
pertaining to
-scopy
process of visual examination
-stomy
opening
-therapy
treatment
-tomy
incision, to cut into
-ar or ary
pertaining to
phob
abnormal fear
plasia
growth
plegia
paralysis
pnea
breathing
poiesis
production
scope
observe
taxis
movement
tripsy
crushing
trophy
growth

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