Term Definition
-ac Pertaining to
-agra Excessive pain
-al Pertaining to
-algia Pain
-an Pertaining to
-ant Pertaining to
-arian Pertaining to a person
-ar Pertaining to
-ary Pertaining to
-asthenia Weakness
-atic Pertaining to
-atresia Absence of normal body opening; occlusion; closure
-blast Immature cell
-cele Protrusion
-centesis Surgical puncture
-cephalus Head
-cidal Killing
-clasia Surgical breaking
-clast Cell that breaks down substances
-cle Small thing
-clysis Irrigation; washing
-crine Thing that secretes
-crit Separation of
-cyte Cell
-cytosis Abnormal increase in cells
Dactyly Condition of fingers or toes
-derma Skin
-desis Surgical fixation (bones & joint)
-didymis Testicle; testis
-drome Running
-dyina Pain
-eal Pertaining to
-ectasis

-ectasia

Dilation; expansion
-ectomy Surgical removal
-ectopic Displacement
-ectopia Displacement
-ed Pertaining to
-edema Swelling
-emesis Vomiting
-emia Blood condition
-ent Pertaining to
-entery Condition of the intestine
-er Person or thing that does or produces
-esis Condition; process
-gen That which produces
-gene Gene
-genesis Origin; production; cause
-genic Producing, originating, causing
-grade Pertaining to going
-graft Tissue for implant, transplant
-gram Record or picture
-graph Instrument use to record
-graphy Process of recording
-gravida Pregnancy
-ia Condition of
-oac Pertaining to
-ial Pertaining to
-ian Pertaining to
-ias Condition
-iasis Abnormal condition caused by something specific
-iatic Pertaining to
-iatric Medical specialty
-iatrist Physician
-iatry Treatment, medicine
-ic Pertaining to
-ical Pertaining to
-ice Quality, state
-ician Specialist
-ictal Seizure, attack
-ile Pertaining to
-ine Pertaining to
-ion Action; condition
-ior Pertaining to
-ism Condition of disease from a specific cause
-ist Specialist
-itian Skilled expert
-itis Inflammation
-ive Pertaining to
-lith Stone
-ly Going toward
-lysis

-lytic

Destruction/Dissolution
-malacia Abnormal softening
-megaly Abnormal enlargement
-meter Instrument use to measure
-metry Processs of measuring
-morph Form; shape
-nate Thing that is born
-nic Pertaining to
-oid Resembling
-ole Small thing
-ologist One who studies
-ology The study of
-oma Tumor/mass
-on Structure; substance
-opsy Process of viewing
-ory Pertaining to
-ose Pertaining to
-osis Abnormal condition/ increase(cell)
-ostomy Surgically create an opening
-otomy Cutting into; to make an incision
-ous Pertaining to
-paresis Weakness/slight paralysis
-pathy Disease
-penia To few; decrease
-pepsia Digestion
-pexy Surgical fixation (soft tissues)
-phagia Eating; swallowing
-phage Thing that eats or swallow
-phil Attraction to
-phile Person who is attracted to or fond of
-philia Love
-phobia Fear
-phonia Sound or voice
-phoria Feeling
-physis Growth
-plant Procedure to graft/transplant
-plasia

-plasm (singular)

Growth
-plasty Surgical repair
-plegia Paralysis
-pnea Breathing
-poiesis Process of formation
-poietin Substance that form
-porosis Passage, porous
-ptosis Drooping
-pytsis Condition of coughing up
-rrhage

-rrhagia

Bursting forth;excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhaphy Suture
-rrhea Discharge or flow
-rrhexis Rupture
-salpinx Uterine tube
-sarcoma Malignant tumor
-schisis Split; fissure
-sclerosis Hardening
-scope Instrument used to viewing
-scopy Process of visual examination
-sepsis Infection
-sis Condition; process
-some Body
-spasm Involuntary contraction
-sphere Ball
-stalsis Contraction
-stasis Stopping
-stenosis Narrowing constriction
-therapy Treatment
-thorax Chest; thorax
-tic Pertaining to
-tocia Birth, labor
-tome Instrument used to cut
-toxic Poison
-tripsy Surgical crushing
-trophy Process if development
-ula Small thing
-ule Small thing
-um Period of time; structure
-ure Result; system
-uria Urine
-us Condition; living
-xia Oxygen