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Aut-
Combining form

self
crin-
Combining form

(separate) 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
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, 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; revoval of all (total excision) or part 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
-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 (2) a descriptive treatise (on the subject)
-lysis
Compound Suffix Form

dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
Compound Suffix Form

pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintergration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
Compound Suffix Form

disease
-ptosis
Compound Suffix Form

dropping, sagging, prolapse (of a 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