AHP Suffixes

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-able

able to be

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-acusis

abnormal condition of hearing

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-ad

in the direction of; toward

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-ade

action, process

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-age

collection; group

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-amnios

amniotic fluid

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-ance, -ancy, -ence

state

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-arche

beginning

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-ase

enzyme

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-ate

composed of; pertaining to

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-ated

composed of; pertaining to a condition

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-ating

pertaining to having

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-ation, -tion

being; having; process

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-ator, -er, -or, -tor

person or thing that produces or does

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-ature

system composed of

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-blast

immature cell

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-body

structure; thing

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-cele

hernia

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-centesis

procedure to puncture

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-cephalus

head

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-ception

having a receptor

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-cere

waxy substance

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-clast

cell that breaks down

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-cle, -il, -ole, -ula, -ule

small thing

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-clonus

rapid contracting and relaxing

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-cnemius

leg

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-coccus

spherical bacterium

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-collis

condition of the neck

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-crine

pertaining to secreting

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-crit

separation of

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-dactyly

condition of fingers or toes

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-derma

skin

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-desis

procedure to fuse together

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-didymis

testis

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-dose

measuring quantity

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-drome

a running

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-duct

duct, tube

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-ectasis

condition of dilation

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-edema

swelling

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-ee

person or thing who is the object of an action

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-ema

condition

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-emesis

abnormal condition of vomiting

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-emia

condition of the blood; substance in the blood

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-emic

pertaining to a condition of the blood, pertaining to a substance in the blood

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-encephaly

condition of the brain

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-ency

condition of being; condition of having

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-eon

person who performs

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-ery

process

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-esis, -osis, -sis

abnormal condition; process

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-ety, -ity

condition; state

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-flux

flow

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-form

having the form of

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-frice

cleaning agent

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-geminy

action of pairing

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-gen

that which produces

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-gene

gene

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-glia

group of cells that support

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-grade

pertaining to going

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-graft

tissue for implant or transplant

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-gram

picture; record

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-graph

instrument used to record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-gravida

pregnancy

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-hypophysis

pituitary gland

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-iatry

medical treatment

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-ice, -ty

quality, state

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-ician

skilled expert; skilled professional

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-ics

knowledge; practice

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-id

origin; resembling; source

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-ide

chemically modified structure

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-immune

immune response

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-in

substance

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-ing

doing

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-ion

action; condition

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-ism

disease from a specific cause; process

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-ist

person or thing that specializes in

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-istry

process related to a specialty

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-ite

thing that pertains to

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-itian

skilled expert; skilled professional

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-ition

process of making

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-itis

infection of, inflammation of

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-ium

chemical element, structure

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-ix

thing

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-ization

process of creating; process of inserting; process of making

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-izer

thing that affects in a particular way

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-kinesis

abnormal condition of movement

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-kine

movement

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-lalia

abnormal condition of speech

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-lepsy

seizure

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-listhesis

abnormal condition of slipping

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-lith

stone

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

process to break down or destroy

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-lyte

dissolved substance

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-megaly

enlargement

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-ment

action; state

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-meter, -opter

instrument used to measure

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-metry

process of measuring

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-mileusis

process of carving

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