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-ac
pertaining to
-al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-ar
pertaining to
-ary
pertaining to
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical procedure to remove fluid
-clysis
irrigation or washing
-coccus
spherical/berry-shaped bacterium;
plural = bacteria
-cyte
cell
-dynia
pain
-eal
pertaining to
-ectomy
excision; removal; resection
-emia
blood condition
-er
one who
-genesis
condition of producing; forming
-genic
pertaining to;
OR
producing; produced by; produced in
-globin
protein
-gram
record (a recording)
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-ia
condition
-iac
pertaining to
-ic
pertaining to
-ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ior
pertaining to
-ism
process OR condition
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-ium
structure; tissue; membrane
-logy
study of
-lysis
breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor; mass; swelling;
collection of fluid
-opsy
view of; to view
-ose
sugar; full of;

pertaining to
-osis
condition, usually abnormal;
(slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
-ous
pertaining to
characterized by
-pathy
disease condition
-penia
deficiency
-phobia
fear
-plasia
development; formation; growth
-plasm
formation
-plasty
surgical repair
-ptosis
drooping; sagging;
prolapse
(falling down/sinking of viscus)
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
process of visually examining
-section
process of cutting
-sis
state of
-some
body
-stasis
stop, control, place
-stomy
surgical opening;
opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy
treatment
-tic
pertaining to
-trophy
nourishment or development
-type
picture or classification
-ule
little; small; minute
-um
structure; tissue; thing
-y
process; condition
-ole
small
-blast
embryonic, immature
-cyesis
pregnancy
-drome
to run
-fusion
coming together;
to pour
-gen
producing; forming
-lapse
to slide, fall, sag
-meter
to measure
-mission
to send
-or
one who
-partum
birth, labor
-phoria
to bear; carry;
OR
'a feeling' (mental state)
-physis
to grow
-pnea
breathing
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-ation
process; condition
-plegia
paralysis
-pexy
surgical fixation
-phagia
eating/swallowing
-rrhage
-rrhagia
bursting forth of blood
(excessive flow of discharge)
-phasia
speech
-opia
vision
-ectasia
-ectasis
dilation
-ase
enzyme
-edema
swelling
-emesis
vomiting
-iasis
condition
-kinesia
-kinesis
movement
-lytic
to reduce or destroy
-mania
obsessive preoccupation
-rrhaphy
suture
-rrhexis
rupture
-spasm
twitching
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
process of cutting
-tripsy
surgical crushing
-esthesia
feeling
-schisis
cleft or cleavage
-chezia
defecation
-lithiasis
presence; formation;
condition of calculi
-lepsy
seizure
-desis
to bind; to tie together
-listhesis
slipping