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Glossary of Medical Terminology: Suffixes

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-al, ac
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-aut
self
-crine
secretion
-cyte
cell
-ectomy
removal, excision
-emia
blood condition
-gnosis
about the patient's condition
-gram
record
-ic
pertaining to
-ism
condition
-itis
inflammation
-logist
specialist in the study of
-logy
study of
-pro
before
-oma
tumor, mass
-opsy
to view, process of viewing
-osis
abnormal condition
-section
to cut into an organ
-scope
instrument to visually examine
-scopy
process of visual examination
-sis
state of
-tomy
incision, cut into, process of cutting
-vascular
pertaining to blood vessels

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