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Aut-
combining form
self
Crin-
combining form
[separate] secrete, secretion
Esthe(s)-
combining form
sensation, sensitivity, sense
Gen(e)-, -Gen
combining form
come into being;produce
Gram-
combining form
[something written] a record
Graph-
combining form
write, record
Iatr-
combining form
healer, physician; treatment
Idi-
combining form
of one's self
Kine-
combining form
move
Kines(i)-
combining form
movement, motion
Ly(S)-
combining form
destroy, break down
Myx-
combining form
mucus
Orth-
combining form
straight, erect, normal
Ot-
combining form
ear
Path-
combining form
[suffering] disease
Phil-
combining form
love;have an affinity for
Pt-
combining form
fall, sag, drop, prolapse
Pyr-
combining form
[fire] fever, burning
Pyret-
combining form
fever
Pyrex-
combining form
be feverish
Rhe-
combining form
[run] flow, secrete
Rhag-
combining form
[burst forth] flow profusely, hemorrhage
Rhex-
combining form
rupture
Rhin-
combining form
nose
Scop-
combining form
look at, examine
Sep-
combining form
[be putrid] be infected
Ta-
combining form
stretching
Tel-
combining form
end, completion
Ten-, Tenon(t)-
combining form
tendon
Therap(eu)-
combining form
treat medically, heal
Tom-
combining form
a cutting, slice, incision
Ton-
combining form
[a stretching] (muscular) tone, tension
-ectasia, -ectasis
compound suffix form
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
compound suffix form
surgical excision; removal of all or part of an organ
-gen
compound suffix form
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
compound suffix form
formation, origin
-genic, -genous,
compound suffix form
causing, producing, caused by, produced by or in
-gram
compound suffix form
a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
compound suffix form
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
compound suffix form
1) the recording of the activity of an organ usually by x-ray examination
2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
compound suffix form
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
compound suffix form
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration
-pathy
compound suffix form
disease
-ptosis
compound suffix form
dropping, sagging, prolapse of an organ or part
-rrhagia
compound suffix form
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compound suffix form
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compound suffix form
bursting of tissues, rupture
-scope
compound suffix form
an instrument for examining
-scopy
compound suffix form
examination
-tome
compound suffix form
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
compound suffix form
surgical incision