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-y
condition, process
-ician
specialist
-ist
specialist
-iatry
medicine, treatment
-esis

-ia

-ism
condition
-ior

-ous

-tic
pertaining to,

relating to
-eal

-ic

-ical

-ile
pertaining to,

relating to
-ac

-al

-ar

-ary
pertaining to,

relating to
-gram
record,

writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-scope
instrument for examining
-tripsy
crushing
-tomy
instrument
-tome
instrument to cut
-stomy
forming an opening
-rrhapy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair
-pexy
fixation (of an organ)
-lysis
separation,

destruction,

loosening
-ectomy
excision,

removal
-desis
binding,

fixation (of a bone or joint)
-clasis
to break,

surgical fracture
-centesis
surgical puncture
-trophy
nourishment,

development
-toxic
poison
-stenosis
narrowing,

stricture
-spasm
involuntary contraction,

twitching
-rrhexis
rupture
-rrhea
discharge,

flow
-rrhage

-rrhagia
bursting (of)
-plegia
paralysis
-plasia

-plasm
formation,

growth
-phobia
fear
-phasia
speech
-phagia
eating,

swallowing
-penia
decrease,

deficiency
-pathy
disease
-osis
abnormal condition,

increase (used primarly w/ blood cells)
-oma
tumor
-megaly
enlargement
-malacia
softening
-lith
stone,

calculus
-itis
inflammation
-iasis
abnormal condition,

(produced by something specific)
-gen

-genesis
forming,

producing,

origin
-emia
blood condition
-emesis
vomiting
-edema
swelling
-ectasis
dilation,

expansion
-cele
hernia,

swelling
-algia

-dynia
pain