ch 2 medical terminology- general suffixes

Term Definition
-cle small
-cyesis pregnancy
-cyte cell
-derma skin condition
-dipsia thirst
-esthesia feeling,sensation
-gen that which produces
-genesis produces, generates
-genic producing
-globin protein
-globulin protein
-gravida pregnancy
-kinesia movement
-oid resembling
-ole small
-opia vision
-opsy view of
-osmia sense of smell
-oxia oxygen
-para to bear (offspring)
-partum birth, labor
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phil attracted to
-phonia voice
-plasm formation, development
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-porosis porous
-ptysis spitting up, coughing up
-therapy treatment
-thorax chest
-trophic development
-trophy nourishment, development
-ule small
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