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-centesis
puncture
-malacia
softening
-desis
binding fixation (bone or joint)
-ectomy
excision, removal
-osis
abnormal condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
-pathy
disease
-cele
hernia, swelling
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-dynia
pain
rrhaphy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair
-stomy
forming a new opening
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-ptosis
prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhexis
rupture
-tome
instrument to cut
-pexy
suspension, fixation (of an organ)
-clasis
break, fracture
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
-tripsy
crushing
-algia
pain
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-gen, -genesis
forming, producing, origin
-gram
record, a writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-iasis
abnormal condition (produced by something specified)
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone, calculus
-logist
specialist in the study of
-logy
study of
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-oid
resembling
-para
to bear offspring
-paresis
partial paralysis
-pathy
disease
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phasia
speech
-philia
attraction to
-plasia
formation, growth
-plegia
paralysis, stroke
-poiesis
formation, production
-rrhage, -rrhagia
bursting forth
rrhea
discharge, flow
-scope
instrument to view or examine
-stasis
standing still
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
-toxic
poison
-trophy
development, nourishment
-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal
pertaining to, relating to
-ia, -ism, -y
condition
-iatrics, -iatry
treatment, medicine
-ist
specialist
-icle, -ole, -ula, -ule
small, minute, little