Sunday, January 18, 2015

Medical Terminology Flash Cards: Suffixes Starting with -l or -m

This set of eleven medical terminology flash cards features common suffixes that begin with either l or m. Many medical terms become much easier to understand if one breaks the word down into separate word parts. Having a thorough knowledge of prefixes and suffixes is a great way to build a strong foundation in medical terminology.

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Suffixes That Start with -l or -m

Medical Terminology Flash Cards

-megaly

Suffix that means enlargement

-lith

Suffix that means stone

-metry

Suffix that means the process of measuring

-logist

Suffix that means one who specializes in the study of

-lytic

Suffix that means destruction

-lithiasis

Suffix that means presence or formation of stones

-lysis

Suffix that means destruction or detachment

-lepsy

Suffix that means seizure; attack

-mania

Suffix that means a mental disorder; a "madness"

-logy

Suffix that means the study of

-meter

Suffix that means an instrument used to measure

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