Sunday, January 18, 2015

Medical Terminology Flash Cards: Suffixes Starting with -r, -s, -t, -u, or -y

This set of 18 medical terminology flash cards features common suffixes beginning with the letter r, s, t, u, or y. Although medical terms might seem like a foreign language at first glance, it helps to be able to break down those terms into separate word parts. Knowing common prefixes and suffixes might help one to be able to determine at least the general topic of the term.

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Medical Terminology Common Suffixes

Medical Terminology Flash Cards

-tic

Suffix meaning pertaining to

-rrhaphy

Suffix meaning suturing

-um

Suffix for singular nouns

-scopy

Suffix meaning the process of viewing with a scope

-us

Suffix that identifies singular nouns

-tion

Suffix meaning process of

-rrhexis

Suffix meaning rupture

-ula

Suffix meaning small, little

-stasis

Suffix meaning stopping or controlling

-y

Suffix meaning condition or process

-rrhagia

Suffix meaning excessive flow or discharge

-scope

Suffix meaning an instrument used to view

-uria

Suffix meaning a characteristic of the urine

-stomy

Suffix meaning the surgical creation of a new opening

-tripsy

Suffix meaning intentional crushing

-rrhea

Suffix meaning discharge or flow

-ule

Suffix meaning "small one"

-tomy

Suffix meaning incision into

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