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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; productive
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
Kine(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, 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
Tom-
combining form:

a cutting, slice, incision
Ton-
combining form:

(a stretching) (muscular) tone, tension
-ectasia, -ectasis, -ectomy
compound suffix form:

dilation, enlargement
surgical encision; 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 or 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:

the recording of the ativity of an organ

a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
compound suffix form:

dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
compound suffix form:

pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration
-pathy
compound suffix form:

disease
-ptosis
compound suffix form:

dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rragia
compound suffix form:

profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
compound suffix form:

profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
compound suffix form:

bursting (of tissue), 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