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aut-
combining form
self
crin-
combining form
[separate] secrete, secretion
esthe(s)-
combining form
sensation, sensitivity, sense
gen(e)-
combining form
come into being; produce
-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-
[be putrid] be infected
ta-
combining form
stretching
tel-
combining form
end, completion
ten-
combining form
tendon
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
compound suffix
dilation, enlargement
-ectasis
compound suffix
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
compound suffix
surgical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-gen
compound suffix
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
compound suffix
formation, origin
-genic
compound suffix
causing, producing, caused
-genous
compound suffix
by, produced by or in
-gram
compound suffix
a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
compound suffix
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
compound suffix
the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination)
-graphy
compound suffix
a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
compound suffix
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
compound suffix
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
compound suffix
disease
-ptosis
compound suffix
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
compound suffix
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compound suffix
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compound suffix
bursting (of tissues), rupture
-scope
compound suffix
an instrument for examining
-scopy
compound suffix
examination
-tome
compound suffix
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
compound suffix
surgical incision