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MEDICAL SUFFIXES – A LIST OF COMMONLY USED MEDICAL SUFFIXES AND THEIR MEANINGS

Here is the list of commonly used medical Suffixes which is definitely gonna help you in understanding the terms used by medical professionals especially in prescriptions given by doctors or pharmacists as well as many Suffixes are used along with the medical abbreviations in the Investigation Forms that has to be performed in the diagnostic laboratories….




SUFFIXMEANING
-algiaPertaining to Pain
-asthenoWeakness
-blastImmature cell
-celePertaining to a Tumor or Swelling
-centesisPertaining to a procedure in which an Organ or Body Cavity is punctured, often to drain excess fluid or obtain a sample for Analysis.
-cyteCell
-ectomySurgical removal of
-emiaPertaining to the presence of a substance in the blood
-genicCausing
-gramRecord
-graphA record or the instrument used to create the record
-itisInflammation
-lysisdecline, disintegration, or destruction
-megalyEnlargement of
-ologyScience of
-omaTumor
-osisPertaining to a disease process
-ostomySurgical creation of an opening, or hole
-otomySurgical Incision
-pathyDisease or a system for Treating disease
-phagiaPertaining to eating or swallowing
-phasiaPertaining to speech
-phobiaPertaining to an irrational fear
-plastyPlastic surgery
-plegiaParalysis
-pneaPertaining to breathing
-ptosisDrooping
-rrhageAbnormal or excessive flow or discharge
-rrhagiaAbnormal or excessive flow or discharge
-rrhaphySuture of; Repair of
-rrheaFlow or discharge
-scopeInstrument for examination
-scopyExamination with an instrument
-sisA process, action, or condition
-taxisOrder, Arrangement of
-trophicPertaining to nutrition
-uriaPertaining to a substance in the urine or the condition so indicated



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