Diagnostic Suffixes

Kadii Spurling
Flashcards by Kadii Spurling, updated more than 1 year ago
Kadii Spurling
Created by Kadii Spurling over 5 years ago
6
0

Description

Suffixes with example words

Resource summary

Question Answer
-ALGIA Meaning: Pain Example: Neuralgia -Nerve Pain
-DYNIA Meaning: Pain Example: Gastrodynia -Stomach Pain
-EMIA Meaning: Blood Condition Example: Leukemia -Cancer of the white blood cells (My friend Amy beat it!!)
-IA Meaning: Condition, disease Example: Polyuria -Excessive Urination
-ITIS Meaning: Inflammation Example: Tonsillitis -Inflammation of the tonsils
-LEPSY Meaning: Seizure or attack Example: Epilepsy -Disease of the nervous system marked by seizures
-MALACIA Meaning: Softening Example: Chondromalacia -Softening of the cartilage
-MEGALY Meaning: Enlargement Example: Cardiomegaly - Enlargement of the heart
-OMA Meaning: Tumor, Mass Example: Sarcoma - Cancerous tumor/ connective tissue
-RRHEA Meaning:Flow or discharge Example: Menorrhea - Normal period flow
-RRHAGE -RRHAGIE Meaning:Bursting forth Example: Menorrhagia - Excessive period
-RRHEXIS Meaning: Breaking open Example: Cardiorrhexis - Rupture of the heart
-OSIS Meaning: Abnormal condition Example: Endometriosis - Internal tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus (something I have.) *Dermatomycosis - Fungal Skin Infection
-PATHY Meaning: Disease Example: Myopathy - Disease of the muscle tissue
-PENIA Meaning: Deficiency Example: Leukopenia - Lack of white blood cells
-PLEGIA Meaning: Paralysis Example: Quadriplegia - Paralysis of all 4 limbs
-PNEA Meaning: Breathing Example: Apena - Periodic Cessation of breathing
-SCLEROSIS Meaning: Hardening Example: Arteriosclerosis - Hardening of the arteries
Show full summary Hide full summary

Similar

Diagnostic Suffixes
Paul Callaway
Psychology flashcards memory
eharveyhudl
Biology AS Level Vocab- OCR- Chapters 1 and 2
Laura Perry
Geography Coasts Questions
becky_e
Religious Studies- Marriage and the family
Emma Samieh-Tucker
Religious Studies- Matters of life and death
Emma Samieh-Tucker
BIOLOGY HL DEFINITIONS IB
Luisa Mandacaru
OCR AS CHEMISTRY A DEFINITIONS
awesome.lois
Definitions in AS chemistry
Stephen Cole
Science Unit 1 (UK GCSE EDEXCEL)
themarkkiley
Components of Physical Fitness
luciwig88