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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 activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
graph
an instrument 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 treatise (on a subject)
lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
lytic
pertaining to dissolusion or decomposition, disintegration (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