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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; 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