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AUT-
Combining Form: self
CRIN-
Combining Form: [separate] secrete, secretion
ESTHE(S)
Combining Form: sensation, sensitivty, 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: [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, completiion
TEN-
Combining Form: tendon
TEN-, TENON(T)-
Combining Form: tendon
TON-
Combining Form: [a stretching] (muscular) tone, tension
THERAP(EU)-
Combining Form: treat medically, heal
TOM-
Combining Form: a cutting, slice, incision
-ECTASIA, -ECTASIS
Compound Suffix Form: dilation, enlargement
-ECTOMY
Compound Suffix Form: surgical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-GEN
Compound Suffix Form: substance that produces (something)
-GENESIS
Compound Suffix Form: formation, origin
-GENIC
Compound Suffix Form: causing, producing, caused
-GENOUS
Compound Suffix Form: by, produced by or in
-GRAM
Compound Suffix Form: a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-GRAPH
Compound Suffix Form: an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-GRAPHY
Compound Suffix Form: (1) the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examnination)
(2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-LYSIS
Compound Suffix Form: dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-LYTIC
Compound Suffix Form: pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-PATHY
Compound Suffix Form: disease
-PTOSIS
Compound Suffix Form: dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-RRHAGIA
Compound Suffix Form: profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-RRHEA
Compound Suffix Form: profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-RRHEXIS
Compound Suffix Form: bursting (of tissues), rupture
-SCOPE
Compound Suffix Form: an instrument for examining
-SCOPY
Compound Suffix Form: examination
-TOME
Compound Suffix Form: a surgical instrument for cutting
-TOMY
Compound Suffix Form: surgical incision