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AUT-
combining form
self
CRIN-
combining form
(separate)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-
move
KINES(I)-
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
PRYEX-
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-
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 streching)(muscular)tone, tension
-ectasia, -ectasis
compound suffix form
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
compound suffix form
surgical excision, removal of all(total excision) or part(partial excision) 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 or in
-gram
compound suffix form
a record of the activity of an organ(often an x-ray)
-graph
compound suffix form
an instrument for recoding the activity of an organ
-graphy
compound suffix form
(1) the recording of the activity of an organ( usually by x-ray examination)
-lysis
compound suffix form
(2) a descripted treatise(on a subject)dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
compound suffix form
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintergration( forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
compound suffix form
disease
-ptosis
compound suffix form
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
compound suffix form
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compound suffix form
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compound suffix form
bursting(of tissue), ruptue
-scope
compound suffix form
an instument for examining
-scopy
compound suffix form
examination
-tome
compound suffix form
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
compound suffix form
surgical incision