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Aut-
combining form
self
Cron-
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 affinity for
Pt-
combining form
fall. sag, drop, prolapse
Pyr-
combining form
[fore] 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-
combinig 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 stretching] (muscular) tone, tension
-ectasia
-ectasis
comoud suffix
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
compound suffix
surgical excision, removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-gen
compund suffix
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
compund suffix
formation, orgin
-genic
compound suffix
causing. producing, caused
-genous
compund suffix
by, produced by or in
-gram
compound suffix
a record of the activity of the organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
compound suffix
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
compound suffix
1. the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination)
2. a descirptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
compound suffix
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintergration
-lytic
compund suffix
pertianing to dissolution or decomposition, disintergration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
compound suffix
disease
-ptosis
compound suffix
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
compound suffix
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compound suffix
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compound suffix
bursting (of tissues), rupture
-scope
compound suffix
an instrument for examining
-scopy
compound suffix
examination
-tome
compound suffix
a surdical instrument for cutting
-tomy
compound suffix
surgical incision