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aut-
self
crin-
[seperate] secrete, secretion
esthe(s)-
sensation, sensitivity, sense
gen(e)-, -gen
come into being; produce
gram-
[something written] a record
graph-
write, record
iatr-
healer, physician; treatment
idi-
of one's self
kine-
move
kines(i)-
movement, motion
ly(s)-
destroy, break down
myx-
mucus
orth-
straight, erect; normal
ot-
ear
path-
[suffering] disease
phil-
love; have an affinity for
pt-
fall, sag, drop, prolapse
pyr-
[fire] fever, burning
pyret-
fever
pyrex-
be feverish
rhe-
[run] flow, secrete
rhag-
[burst forth] flow profusely, hemorrhage
rhex-
rupture
rhin-
nose
scop-
look at, examin
sep-
[be putrid] be infected
ta-
stretching
tel-
end, completion
ten-, tenon(t)-
tendon
therap(eu)-
treat medically, heal
tom-
a cutting, slice, incision
ton-
[a stretching] (muscular) tone, tension
-ectasia, -ectasis
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 activitiy of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
an instument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
(1) the recording of the activity of an organ [usually by x-ray examination]
(2) a descriptive teatise [on a subject]
-lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintergration
-lytic
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintergration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
disease
-ptosis
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
bursting (of tissues), rupture
-scope
an instrument for examining
-scopy
examination
-tome
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
surgical incision