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AUT-
combining form: self
CRIN-
combining form: (separate)secrete, secretion
ESTHE(S)-
combining form: sensation, sensitivity, semse
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, breakdown
MYX-
combining form: mucus
ORTH-
combining form: straight, erect; normal
OT-
combining form:ear
PATH-
combininf 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; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-GEN
compound form: substance that produces (something; can be suffix form
-GENESIS
compound suffix form: formation, origin
-GENIC
compound suffix form: causing, producing, caused
-GENOUS
compound suffix form: ambiguous meanining, meaning it can be producing or produced by
-GRAM
compound form: a record of the activity of an organ )often an x-ray; can be suffix form
-GRAPH
compound form: an instrument for recording the activity of an organ; can be suffix form
-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; words beginning with -r usually double it after another element
-RRHEA
compound suffix form:profuse discharge, excessive secretion; words beginning with -r usually double it after another element
-RRHEXIS
compound suffix form:bursting (of tissue), rupture; words beginning with -r usually double it after another element
-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