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-itis
inflamation
-emesis
vomiting
-centesis
surgical puncture
-clasis
to break, surgical fracture
-desis
binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-ectomy
excision, removal
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
-pexy
fixation (of an organ)
-plasty
surgical repair
-rrhapy
suture
-stomy
forming an opening (mouth)
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision
-tripsy
crushing
-gram
record, writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-scope
instrument for examining
-scopy
visual examination
-algia
-dynia
pain
-cele
hernia, swelling
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-edema
swelling
-emia
blood condition
-gen
-genesis
forming, producing, origin
-iasis
abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
-lith
stone, calculus
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal condition, increase (primaraly dealing with blood cells)
-pathy
disease
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phobia
fear
-plasia
-plasm
formation, growth
-plegia
paralysis
-rrhage
-rrhagia
bursting (of)
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-spasm
involuntary contraction, twitching
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
-toxic
poison
-trophy
nourishment, development
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal,
-ic, -ical, -ile, -ior, -ous,
-tic
pertaining to
-iatry
medicine, treatment
-ician
-ist
specialist
-y
condition, process
-icle
-ole
-ule
small, minute