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aden-
gland

combining form
aer-
air, gas

combining form
blenn-
mucus

combining form
cel(i)-
abdomen

combining form
ch(e)il-
lip

combining form
chron-
time, timing

combining form
cla(s)-, -clast
break (up), destroy

combining form
-desis
binding

combining form
desm-
[binding] ligament, connective tissue

combining form
dynam-
force, power, energy

combining form
ger-
old age

combining form
gnath-
(lower) jaw

combining form
isch-, -sche-
suppress, check

combining form
klept-
steal

combining form
lei-
smooth

combining form
lep-
attack, seizure

combining form
man-
be mad

combining form
mel-
limb

combining form
morph-
form, shape

combining form
nom-
law

combining form
omphal-
navel, umbilicus

combining form
ped-
child

combining form
pen-
decrease, deficiency

combining form
-pex-
fixing, (surgical) attachment

combining form
plas(t)-
form, develop

combining form
presby-
old, old age

combining form
prostat-
[one who stands before] prostate gland

combining form
pty-
spit

combining form
ptyal-
saliva

combining form
-rrhaph-
suture

combining form
sit-
food

combining form
sta(t)-
stand, stop

combining form
tax-
(muscular) coordination

combining form
therm-
heat, (body) temperature

combining form
trop-
turning

combining form
-plasty
refers to plastic or restorative surgery with words

compound suffix
-tropism
refers to the turning of living organisms toward (positive tropism) or away from (negative tropism) an external stimulus

compound suffix
-meter
indicating an instrument for measuring

compound suffix
-tome
indicating a device for cutting or excising

compound suffix