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-ectasia, -ecstasis
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
surgical excision; removal of all(total excision), or part(partial excision), of an organ
-gen
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
formation, origin
-genic
causing, producing, caused
-genous
by, produced by or in
-gram
a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
1. the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray exam)
2. a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
disease
-ptosis
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
profus discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
profuse discharge, excessive secretion