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AUT-
self
combining form
CRIN-
[separate] secrete, secretion
combining form
esthe(s)-
sensation, sensitivity, sense
combining form
gen(e)-, -gen
come into being; produce
combining form
gram-
[something written] a record
combining form
graph-
write; record
combining form
iatr-
healer, physician; treatment
combining form
idi-
of one's self
combining form
kine-
move
combining form
kines(i)-
movement, motion
combining form
ly(s)-
destroy, break down
combining form
myx-
mucus
combining form
orth-
straight, erect; normal
combining form
ot-
ear
combining form
path-
[suffering] disease
combining form
phil-
love; have an affinity for
combining form
pt-
fall, sag, drop, prolapse
combining form
pyr-
[fire] fever, burning
combining form
pyret-
fever
combining form
pyrex-
be feverish
combining form
rhe-
[run] flow, secrete
combining form
rhag-
[burst forth] flow profusely, hemorrhage
combining form
rhex-
rupture
combining form
rhin-
nose
combining form
scop-
look at, examine
combining form
sep-
[be putrid] be infected
combining form
ta-
stretching
combining form
tel-
end, completion
combining form
ten-, tenon(t)-
tendon
combining form
therap(eu)-
treat medically, heal
combining form
tom-
a cutting, slice, incision
combining form
ton-
{a stretching} (muscular) tone, tension
combining form
-ectasia, -ectasis
dilation, enlargement
combining suffix form
-ectomy
surgical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ

combing suffix form
-gen
substance that produces (something)

combining suffix form
-genesis
formation, origin

combining suffix form
-genous
by, produced by or in

combining suffix form
-gram
a record of the activity of an organ (often an X-ray)

combining suffix form
-graph
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ

combining suffix form
-graphy
(1) the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination

(2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)

combining suffix form
-lysis
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration

combining suffix form
-lytic
pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)

combining suffix form
-pathy
disease

combining suffix forn
-ptosis
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)

combining suffix form
-rrhagia
profuse discharge, hemorrhage

combining suffix forn
-rrhea
profuse discharge, excessive secretion

combining suffix forn
-scope
an instrument for examining

combining suffix forn
-scopy
examination

combining suffix forn
-tome
a surgical instrument for cutting

combining suffix form
-tomy
surgical incision

combining suffix forn