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-iasis
abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
-rrhage

-rrhagia
bursting of
-trophy
nourishment, development
-clasis
to break: surgical fracture
-esis

-ia

-ism
condition
-pexy
fixation of an organ
-desis
binding,fixation of a bone or joint
-lysis
separation; destruction; loosening
-rrhaphy
suture
-plegia
paralysis
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-gen

-genesis
forming, producing, origin
-lith
stone, calculus
-osis
abnormal condition increase
(primarily with WBC)
-plasia

-plasm
formation, growth
-ac -al -tic

-ar -ary -ical

-eal -ic -ile

-ous -ior
pertaining to, relating to
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
-rrhexis
rupture
-malacia
softening
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phasia
speech
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
mast/o
breast
phleb/o
vein
colon/o
colon
arthr/o
joint
thorac/o
chest
encephal/o
brain
hemat/o
blood
-centesis
surgical puncture
-plasty
surgical repair
-stomy
forming an opening (mouth)
-ectomy
excision, removal
-cele
hernia,swelling
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
-tripsy
crushing
-gram
record, writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-scope
instrument for examining
-scopy
visual examination
-algia

-dynia
pain
-icle

-ole

-ule
small, minute
-y
condition;process
-edema
swelling
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-itis
inflammation
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-pathy
disease
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phobia
fear
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-spasm
involuntary contraction,twitching
-toxic
poison
-ician

-ist
specialist
-iatry
medicine, treatment