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-centesis
puncture
-ectomy
excision, removal
-stomy
forming an opening, mouth
-tome
instrument to cut
-tomy
incision, cut into
-desis
binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
-pexy
suspension, fixation (of an organ)
-rrhaphy
suture
-plasty
surgical repair
-clasis
break, fracture
-lysis
seperation, destruction, loosening
-tripsy
crushing
-algia / -dynia
pain
-cele
hernia, swelling
-ecstasis
dilation, expansion
-emesis
vomitting
-emia
blood condition
-gen / -genesis
forming, producing, origin
-gram
record, a writing
-graph
instrument for recording
-graphy
process of recording
-iasis
abnormal (produced by somehting 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 with blood cells)
-para
to bear (offspring)
-paresis
partial paralysis
-pathy
disease
-penia
decrease, deficiency
-phagia
eating, swallowing
-phasia
speech
-philia
attraction to
-phobia
fear
-plasia
formation, growth
-plegia
paralysis, stroke
-poiesis
formation, produciton
-ptosis
prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhage / -rrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
discharge, flow
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
instrument to view or examine
-scopy
visual examination
-spasm
involuntary contraction, twitching
-stasis
standing still
-stenosis
narrowing stricture
-toxic
poison
-trophy
development, nourishment
-ac / -al / -ar /-ary / -eal / -ic /
-ical / -ory / -ous / -tic
pertaining to, relating to, or both
-ia / -ism / -y
condition
-iatrics / -iatry
treatment, medicine
-ist
specialist
-icle / -ole / -ula / -ule
small, minute, little
ante-, pre-, pro-
before, in front
epi-
above, upon
hypo-, infra-, sub-
under, below
inter-
between
medi-, meso-
middle
post-
after, behind
retro-
backward, behind
bi-
two
dipl-, diplo-
double, twofold
hemi-, semi-
half
hyper-
excessive, above normal
macro-
large
micro-
small
mono-, uni-
one
multi-, poly-
many, much
primi-
first
quadri-
four
tri-
three
a-, an-,
without, not
im-, in-
in, not
ab-
from, away from
ad-
toward
circum-, peri-
around
ec-, ex-
out, out from
dia-, trans-
through, across
ecto-, exo-, extra-
outside, outward
endo-, intra-
in, within
para-
near, beside, beyond
super-, supra-
above, excessive
anti-, contra-
against
brady-
slow
dys-
bad, painful, difficult
eu-
good, normal
hetero-
different
homo-
same
mal-
bad
pan-
all
pseudo-
false
syn-
union, together, joined
tachy-
rapid