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Medical Terminology Suffixes / Chapter 2

Suffixes that mean "condition of", adjective suffixes, suffixes pertaining to medical specialties and plural endings.

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What do these suffixes mean? -ia, -ism, -sis, -y condition of
What is the suffix and definition of insomnia(ia) inability to sleep
What is the suffix and definition of stenosis(sis) narrowing of a vessel
What is the suffix and definition of psoriasis(sis) skin disease
What is the suffix and definition of alcoholism(ism) chronic dependence on or addiction to alcohol
What is the suffix and definition of dysentery(y) intestinal disorder
What is the suffix and definition of thrombosis(is) having a blood clot in a vessel
What is the suffix and definition of parasitism(ism) infection with parasites or behaving as a parasite
What is the suffix and definition of tetany(y) sustained muscle contraction
What is the suffix and definition of analgesia(ia) absence of pain
What do these suffixes mean? -ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -ic, -ical, -ile, -ouspertaining to
What does this suffix mean? -formlike or resembling
does this suffix mean? -oidSuffix that means resembling
What is the suffix and definition of anesthesia(ia) loss of sensation
What is the suffix and definition of egotism(ism) exaggerated self-importance
What is the suffix and definition of sclerosis(sis) hardening
What is the suffix and definition of atony(y) lack of muscle tone
What is the suffix and definition of cardiac(ac) pertaining to the heart
What is the suffix and definition of skeletal(al) pertaining to the skeleton
What is the suffix and definition of muscular(ar) pertaining to muscles
What is the suffix and definition of dietary(y) pertaining to the diet
What is the suffix and definition of pelvic(ic) pertaining to the pelvis
What is the suffix and definition of surgical(al) pertaining to surgery
What is the suffix and definition of febrile(ile) pertaining to fever
What is the suffix and definition of venous(ous) pertaining to a vein
What is the suffix and definition of epileptiform(form) like or resembling epilepsy
What is the suffix and definition of ovoid(oid) resembling an egg
What does this suffix mean? -logystudy of
What do these suffixes mean? -ist, -ianspecialist in a field of study
What do these suffixes mean? -iatrics, -iatrymedical specialty
What is the suffix and definition of physiology(logy) study of function in a living organism
What is the suffix and definition of dentist(ist) specialist in study and treatment of the teeth and mouth
What is the suffix and definition of physician(ian) practitioner of medicine
What is the suffix and definition of psychiatry(iatry) study and treatment of mental illness
What is the plural of "a""ae"
What is the plural of "en""ina"
What is the plural of "ex , ix ""ices"
What is the plural of "is"""es"
What is the plural of "nx, anx, inx, or ynx""nges"
What is the plural of "on""a"
What is the plural of "um""a"
What is the plural of "us""i"


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