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aut-
combining form meaning self
crin-
combining form meaning (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-
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) flow, secrete
rhag-
combining form: (burst forth) flow profusely, hemorrhage
rhex-
combining form: rupture
rhin-
combining form: nose
scop-
combining form: look at, examine
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
compund suffix form: dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
compund suffix form: sugical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-gen
compund suffix form: substance that produces (something)
-genesis
compund suffix form: formation, origin
-genic, -genous
compund suffix form: causing, producing, caused by, produced by or in
-gram
compund suffix form: a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
compund suffix form: an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
compund suffix form: (1) the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination). (2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
compund suffix form: dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
compund suffix form: pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration (forms adjectives from words ending in lysis)
-pathy
compund suffix form: disease
-ptosis
compund suffix form: dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
compund suffix form: profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compund suffix form: profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compund suffix form: bursting(of tissue), rupture
-scope
compund suffix form: an instrument for examining
-scopy
compund suffix form: examination
-tome
compund suffix form: a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
compund suffix form: surgical incision