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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

write, 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) 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
opisthotonos
the position of the body when it is stretched back in a tetanic spasm
idiopathy
an ailment having a local origin (originating within the body)
idiopathic disease
one without a known cause
parotid gland
runs alongside the ear, supplies saliva to the mouth
parotitis
inflammation of the parotid gland, commonly known as mumps!
rheum
a watery discharge
telangiosis
any disease of the capillaries