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combining form
aut-
self
combining form
crin-
[separte]secrete, secretion
combining form
esthe(s)-
sensation, senstivity, sense
combining form
gen(e)-, -gen
come into being; produce
combining form
gram-
[something written] a record
combining form
graph-
write, record
combining form
iatr-
healer, physican; treatment
combining form
idi-
of one's self
combining form
kine-
move
combining form
kines(i)-
movement, motion
combining form
ly(s)-
destroy, break down
combining form
myx-
mucus
combining form
orth-
straight, erect; normal
combining form
ot-
ear
combining form
path-
[suffering]disease
combining form
phil-
love; have an affinity for
combining form
pt-
fall, sag, drop, prolapse
combining form
pyr-
[fire]fever, burning
combining form
pyret-
fever
combining form
pyrex-
be feverish
combining form
rhe-
[run]flow, secrete
combining form
rhag-
[burst forth]flow profusely, hemorrhage
combining form
rhex-
rupture
combining form
rhin-
nose
combining form
scop-
look at, examine
combining form
sep-
[be putrid]be infected
combining form
ta-
stretching
combining form
tel-
end, completion
combining form
ten-, tenon(t)-
tendon
combining form
therap(eu)-
treat medically, heal
combining form
tom-
a cutting, slice, incision
combining form
ton-
[a strtching] (muscular) tone, tension
compound suffix form
-ectasia, -ectasis
dilation, enlargement
compound suffix form
-ectomy
surgical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part of an organ
compound suffix form
-gen
substance that produces (something)
compound suffix form
-genesis
formation, origin
compound suffix form
-genic
causing, producing, caused
compound suffix form
-genous
causing, producing, caused
compound suffix form
-genous
by, produced by or in
compound suffix form
-gram
a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
compound suffix form
-graph
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
compound suffix form
-graphy
(1)the recording of the activity of an organ
(2)a descriptive treatise
compound suffix form
-lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
compound suffix form
-lytic
pertaining to dissolution, decomposition, disintegration
compound suffix form
-pathy
disease
compound suffix form
-ptosis
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ)
compound suffix form
-rrhagia
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
compound suffix form
-rrhea
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
compound suffix form
-rrhexis
bursting (of tissue), rupture
compound suffix form
-scope
an instrument for examining
compound suffix form
-scopy
examination
compound suffix form
-tome
a surgical instrument for cutting
compound suffix form
-tomy
surgical incision