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aut-
Combining Form
self
crin-
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 an affinity for
pt-
Combining Form
fall, sag, drop, prolapse
pyr-
Combining Form
(fire) fever, burning
pyret-
Combining Form
fever
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 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 examination)
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