Common Medical Prefixes Part 2

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  1. The suffix -oid
    • resembling
    • fibroid- resembling fibers
  2. The suffix -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  3. The suffix -osis
    abnormal condition
  4. The suffix -pathy
    disease
  5. The suffix -phobia
    fear
  6. The suffix -plasia
    development, growth
  7. The suffix -plasm
    formation, development
  8. The suffix -ptosis
    drooping
  9. The suffix -rrhage
    • excessive, abnormal flow
    • hemorrhage- excessive bleeding
  10. The suffix -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  11. The suffix -rrhagia
    abnormal flow condition
  12. The suffix -rrhexis
    rupture
  13. The suffix -sclerosis
    hardening
  14. The suffix -stenosis
    narrowing
  15. The suffix -therapy
    treatment
  16. The suffix -thropy
    nourishment, development
  17. The suffix -ule
    small
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