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-ectomy
excision, removal
-stomy
* new opening
(forming an opening)mouth
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision, cut into
-desis
*fixation
binding(of a bone or joint)
-pexy
*fixation
suspension(of an organ)
-rrhaphy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair
-clasis
break,fracture
-lysis
separation,destruction,loosening
-tripsy
crushing
-algia -dynia
pain
-cele
hernia,swelling
-ectasis
dilation, expansion
-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
-malacia
softening
-megaly
enlargement
-meter
instrument for measuring
-metry
act of measuring
-oid
resembling
-oma
tumor
-osis
abnormal condition, increase (used primarily w/ blood cells)
-para*
to bear(offspring)


*may also be used as a prefix, at which time it means near, beside, beyond
-paresis
partial paralysis
-pathy
disease
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phagia
eating, swallowing