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-ectasia, -ectasis
-ectomy
dilation, enlargement
surgical incision; 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 or the activity of an organ (often an X-ray)
-graph
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
1) the recofrding of activity of an organ
2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
pertaining to dissolution 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