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-a
converts a word root to a noun
-gen
that which produces
-ize
to make , to use , take away
-pexy
surgical fixation
-centesis
puncture to withdraw fluid
-plasty
surgical repair
-genesis
produces, generates
-lith
stone
-rrhaphy
suture
-emia
condition of the blood
-lysis
destruction
-therapy
treatment
-rrhage
excessive, abnormal flow
-oma
tumor , mass
-graph
instrument for recording
-paresis
weakness
-phoria
feeling , mental state
-gram
record or picture
-blast
immature,embryonic
-stasis
stopping
-stenosis
narrowing
-ectasis
dilatation
-parous
bearing, give birth
-ptosis
drooping
-itis
inflammation
-partum
birth , labor
-ium , -um, -us
coverts word root into a noun
-pathy
disease
-penia
few
-phasia
speech
-logy
study of
-sclerosis
hardening
-ist
one who specializes in
-lapse
to slide , lag
-ion
process
-graphy
process of recording
-cide
kill
-ism
state of
-meter
instrument of measuring
-spasm
involuntary muscle contraction
-plegia
paralysis
-plasm
formation , development
-cele
hernia, protrusion
-ectomy
surgical removal
-iatric
medicine , physician
-pnea
breathing
-oid
resembling
-ac, -al, -an , -ar, -ary, -eal, -iac, -ic, -ical,-ile,
-ior,-ory, -ose, -ous,-tic
pertaining to
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
-cle
small
-physis
to grow
-malacia
abnormal softening
-cyte
cell
-otomy
cutting into
-megaly
enlargement , large
-logist
one who studies
-er
one who
-scope
instrument for viewing
-algia , -dynia
pain
-genic
producing
-metry
process of measuring
-phobia
abnormal fear
-ectopia
displacement
-scopy
process of visually examining
-rrhexis
rupture
-stalsis
constriction , contraction
-sis
condition
-trophy
nourishment, development
-uria
condition of the urine
-plasia
development , growth
-cise
cut
-coccus
berry-shaped
-ia
state, condition
-ole , -ule
small
-iasis
abnormal condition
-osis
abnormal condition