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-centesis
puncture to withdraw fluid
-ectomy
excision, surgical removal
-ostomy
surgically create an opening
-tome
instrument to cut
-otomy
incision, cut into
-desis
stabilize, fuse
binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-pexy
suspension, surgical fixation (of an organ)
-rrhaphy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair
-clasia
to surgically break, fracture
-lysis
separation, destruction, loosening
-tripsy
surgical crushing
-algia
pain
-dynia
pain
-cele
hernia, protrusion
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-emesis
vomiting
-emia
blood condition
-gen
forming, producing, origin
that which produces
-genesis
forming, origin
produces, generates
-gram
record, a writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-iasis
abnormal condition (produced by something specified)
-itis
inflammation
-lith
stone, calulus
-logist
specialist in the study of
-logy
study of
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
process of measuring
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor, mass
-osis
abnormal condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells)
-paresis
partial paralysis, weakness
-pathy
disease
-penia
abnormal decrease, deficiency, too few
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phasia
speech
-philia
attraction to
-phobia
irrational fear
-plasia
formation, growth, development
-plegia
paralysis, stroke
-poiesis
formation, production
-ptosis
drooping, prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhage
excessive, abnormal flow
bursting forth
-rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
dishcharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
instrument to view or examine
-scopy
process of visually examining
-spasm
involuntary contraction, twitching
-stasis
standing still
-stenosis
narrowing, stricture
-toxic
poison
-trophy
development, nourishment