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Glossary of Medical Vocab-Lesson 9-Group 8

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-able
adjective-forming suffix
capable of (being), able to
-ation
noun-forming suffix
indicating 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
adjective-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
(1)adjective-forming suffix
pertaining to
(2)noun-forming suffix
place for something
-ure,-ura
noun-forming suffix
result of an action
-e
verb-forming suffix
drug or agent
-sc-
inceptive verb
denote the beginning 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, appearance, 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
[exempt] 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
-fy-
combining form
to make

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