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aut-
combining form
self
crin-
combining form
secrete, secretion
esthe(s)-
combining form
sensation, sensitivity, sense
gen(e)-
-gen
combining form
come into being; produce
gram-
combining form
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
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
compound suffix forms
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
compound suffix forms
surgical excision; removal of all or part of an organ
-gen
compound suffix forms
substance that produces something
-genesis
compound suffix forms
formation, origin
-genic
compound suffix forms
causing, producing, caused
-genous
compound suffix forms
by, produced by or in
-gram
compound suffix forms
a record of the activity of an organ
-graph
compound suffix forms
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
compound suffix forms
1. the recording of the activity of an organ
2. a descriptive treatise
-lysis
compound suffix forms
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
compound suffix forms
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration
-pathy
compound suffix forms
disease
-ptosis
compound suffix forms
dropping, sagging, prolapse
-rrhagia
compound suffix forms
profuse, discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compound suffix forms
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compound suffix forms
bursting of tissues, rupture
-scope
compound suffix forms
an instrument for examining
-scopy
compound suffix forms
examination
-tome
compound suffix forms
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
compound suffix forms
surgical incision