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-ac
pertaining to

ex: cardi/ac - pertaining to the heart
-al
pertaining to

ex: neur/al - pertaining to the nerves
-algia
pain

arthr/algia - painful joints
-cyte
cell

ex: erythro/cyte - red blood cell
-ectomy
excision, removal of

ex: nephr/ectomy - removal of a kidney
-ion
process

ex: excis/ion - process of cutting out
-emia
blood condition

ex: leuk/emia - blood condition of the white blood cells
-genic
pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in

ex: carcino/genic - producing cancer

patho/genic - producing a disease

iatro/genic - produced by a treatment
-gram
record

ex: electroencephalo/gram - record of the brains electricity
-ic, -ical
pertaining to

ex: gastr/ic - pertaining to the stomach

neurolog/ical - pertaining to the study of the nerves
-ist
specialist

ex: gynecolog/ist - specialists who studies womens health
-itis
inflamation

ex: cyst/itis - inflamation of the urinary bladder
-ology
study of

ex: endocrin/ology - study of the glands that secrete in the body
-oma
tumor, mass, swelling

ex: hepa/toma - tumor of the liver
-opsy
process of viewing

ex: bi/opsy - process of viewing living tissue
-osis
condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)

ex: nephr/osis - condition of the kidneys

leukocyt/osis - condition where there is a slightly increased white blood cell count, body fighing infection
-pathy
disease condition

ex: entro/pathy - disease of the small intestines

adeno/pathy - disease of the glands
-scope
instrument to visually examine

ex: endo/scope - instrument to inside the body
-scopy
process of visually examining

ex: endo/scopy - the process of visually examining inside the body
-sis
state of

ex: progno/sis - state of knowledge before, prediction of outcome of treatment
-tomy
process of cutting, incision

ex: osteo/tomy - cutting into the bone
-y
process, condition

ex: gastroenterolog/y - study of the stomach and small intestines
-eal
pertaining to
-iac
pertaining to
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
process
-ose
pertaining to, full of
-plasm
formation
-somes
bodies
-type
picture, classification
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cyesis
pregnancy
-drome
to run
-fusion
to pour
-gen
producing, forming
-lapse
to slide, fall, sag
-lysis
breakdown, separation, loosening
-meter
to measure
-mission
to send
-or
one who
-partum
birth, labor
-phoria
to bear, carry, feeling (mental state)
-physis
to grow
-plasia
development, formation
-plasm
development, formation
-pnea
breathing
-ptosis
droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-stasis
stop, control, place
-trophy
nourishment, development