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aden-
Combining form

gland
aer-
Combining form

air, gas
blenn-
Combining form

mucus
cel(i)-
Combining form

abdomen
ch(e)il-
Combining form

lip
chron-
Combining form

time, timing
cla(s)-
-clast
Combining form

break (up), destroy
Words ending in -clast indicate an instrument or device for breaking or crushing.
-desis
Combining form

binding
desm-
Combining form

[binding] ligament, connective tissue
dynam-
Combining form

force, power, energy
ger-
Combining form

old age
gnath-
Combining form

(lower) jaw
isch-
-sche-
Combining form

suppress, check
klept-
Combining form

steal
lei-
Combining form

smooth
lep-
Combining form

attack, seizure
man-
Combining form

be mad
mel-
Combining form

limb
morph-
Combining form

form, shape
nom-
Combining form

law
omphal-
Combining form

navel, umbilicus
ped-
Combining form

child
pen-
Combining form

decrease, deficiency
-pex-
Combining form

fixing, (surgical) attachment
plas(t)-
Combining form

form, develop
Words ending in -plasty refer to plastic or restorative surgery.
presby-
Combining form

old, old age
prostat-
Combining form

[one who stands before] prostate gland
pty-
Combining form

spit
ptyal-
Combining form

saliva
-rrhaph-
Combining form

suture
sit-
Combining form

food
sta(t)-
Combining form

stand, stop
Words ending in -stat indicate a device or agent stopping the flow of something.
tax-
Combining form

(muscular) coordination
therm-
Combining form

heat, (body) temperature
trop-
Combining form

turning
Words ending in -tropism refer to the turning of living organisms toward (positive tropism) or away from (negative tropism) an external stimulus.
-meter
Combining form

Words ending in -meter indicate an instrument for measuring.
-tome
Combining form

Words ending in -tome indicate a device for cutting or excising.