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Study Guide #5 Nursing suffixes ADN 131 Fall 2006

Terms

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-al
characterize by, pertaining to
-algia
pain
-anesthesia
sensation
-ase
enzyme
-cele
swelling, tumor
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cide
causing death
-cyst
bladder, sac
-cyte
cell
-ectasis
dilatation
-ectomy
cutting out; surgical removal
-emia
blood
-ic
pertaining to
-gram
tracing, record
-graph
writing, recording
-ia
condition, disease
-sis
condition
-itis
inflammation
-ize
to treat with, make
-lith
calculus, stone
-logy
science, study of
-lysis
setting free, decompostion
-malacia
softening
-megaly
large
-odynia
pain
-oma
tumor
-osis
disease or condition
-ostomy
surgically formed artificial opening
-ous
full of
-oxy
sharp, acid
-pathy
disease
-penia
lack of
-phage
consuming
-phobia
fear of
-plasty
molding, surgically forming or repair
-pleagia
stroke
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
dropping, falling
-rrhage, -rrhagia
excessive flow
-rrhaphy
suturing, repair of
-rrhea
discharge or flow
-sclerosis
to harden
-scope
instrument for viewing
-scopy
viewing
-septic
infection
-therapy
treatment
-tome, -tomy
cutting into, surgical incision
-uria
relating to the urine

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