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-able
capable of, having ability to

viable-capable of living
-ac -al
pertaining to

cardiac-pertaining to the heart
-ary
connected with

ciliary-resembling any hairlike structure
-asis -asia -esis -osis
condition or state of

hemostatis-stopping of bleeding or circulation
-cel -cele
swelling, an enlarged space or cavity

meningocele-enlargement of the meninges
-cid -cide -cis
cut,kill,destroy

germicide-a substance that kills germs
-ectasia -ectasis
stretching,dilation

bronchiectasis-dilation of the bronchus or bronchi
-ectomize -ectomy
excision of,removal of

thyroidectomy-removal of the thyroid gland
-emia
condition of blood

lipemia-abnormally high concentration of fat in the blood
-ferent
carry

efferent-carrying away fron a center
-form
shape

fusiform-spindle~shaped
-gen
agents that produces or originate

pathogen-microorganism or substance capable of producing a disease
-genic
produced from, producing

pyogenic-producing pus
-gram
record

electrocardiogram-record of heart action
-graph
instrument for recording

electroencephalograph-instrument for recording electrical activity of the brain
-ia
state,condition

hypermetropia-condition of farsightedness
-iatrics -iatry
medical practice specialist

pediatrics-medical science relating to care of children and treatment of their disease
-ism
state,condition

rheumatism-inflammation,specially muscle or joints
-itis
inflammation

neuritis-inflammation of nerves
-logy -ology
the study or science of

physiology-study of function of body parts
-lyso -lysis
solution, dissolve, loosening

hemolysis-dissolution of red blood cells
-malacia
softening

osteomalacia-softening of bone
-oma
tumor

fibroma-tumor composed mostly of fibrous tissue
-ory
pertaining to

sensory-pertaining to sensation
-ose
full of

adipose-characterized by presence of fat
-pathy
disease

neuropathy-disease of the peripheral nervous system
-penia
deficiency

thrombocytopenia-deficiency of thrombocyte in the blood
-phobe -phobia
fear of,aversion to

hydrophobia-fear of water
-plasia -plasty
development,formation

rhinoplasty-surgical reconstruction of the nose
-plegia -plexy
stroke,paralysis

apoplexy-sudden loss of consciousness and paralysis
-pnea
breathing

apnea-temporary absence of breathing,following period of over breathing
-poiesis
production

hematopoiesis-formation and development of red blood cells
-rrhea
flow,discharge

diarrhea-abnormal frequency of bowel evacuation,the stool with more or less fluid consistency
-scope
instrument for viewing

bronchoscope-instrument used to examine the interior of a bronchus
-stomy
creation of a mouth or artificial opening

tracheostomy-creation of an opening in the trachea
-tomy
cutting,incision

appendectomy-surgical removal of the appendix
-trophy
state relating to nutrition or growth

hypertrophy-excessive growth of an organ or part
-tropic
turning toward, influencing,changing

gonadotropic-influencing the gonads
-uria
urine

polyuria-excessive secretion of urine