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AUT-
Combining form
self
CRIN-
Combining form
[seperate] secrete, secretion
ESTHE(S)-
Combining form
sensation, sensitivity, sense
GEN(E)-, -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] secrete, flow
RHAG-
Combining form
[burst forth] flow profusely, hemmorage
RHIN-
Combining form
nose
SCOP-
Combining form
look at, examine
SEP-
Combining form
[be putrid] be infected
TA-
Combining form
stretching
TEL-
Combining form
end, completion
TEN-, 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, -ectasis
Compound Suffix Form
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
Compound Suffix Form
surgical excision; removal of all (total) or part (partial) of an organ
-gen
Compound Suffix Form
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
Compound Suffix Form
formation, origin
-genic
Compound Suffix Form
causing, producing, caused
-genous
Compound Suffix Form
by, produced by, in
(ambiguous)
-gram
Compound Suffix Form
a record of the activity of an organ
-graph
Compound Suffix Form
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
Compound Suffix Form
1. the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination)
2. a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
Compound Suffix Form
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
Compound Suffix Form
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration
-pathy
Compound Suffix Form
disease
-ptosis
Compound Suffix Form
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
Compound Suffix Form
profuse discharge, hemorrage
-rrhea
Compound Suffix Form
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
Compound Suffix Form
bursting (of tissues), rupture
-scope
Compound Suffix Form
an instrument for examining
-scopy
Compound Suffix Form
examination
-tome
Compound Suffix Form
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
Compound Suffix Form
surgical incision