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AC
Relating to i.e. Cardiac pertaining to the heart
AL
Relating to i.e. Femoral pertaining to the femur
AN
Relating to i.e. Ovarian pertaining to the Ovary
AEMIA
Blood - example Toxaemia - Blood poisoning
AESTHESIA
Feeling : Sensation - example Anaesthesia - without feeling
ALGIA
Pain - example Neuralgia - Nerve Pain
CELE
Hernia of - example Enterocele Hernia of the Intestines
CENTESIS
Puncture - example Amniocentesis - Puncture of amniotic sac
CIDE
Killing - example Suicide - Killing oneself
CYTE
Cell - example Leucocyte - White blood cell
DESIS
Surgical fixation - Arthodesis- fusion of bones to eliminate movement
DYNIA
Having pain - examply coccydynia - Painful condition of the coccyx
ECTOMY
Removal - example Tonsillectomy - Removal of the tonsils
EMESIS
Vomiting - example Haematemesis - Vomiting blood
GENIC
Producing / Originating - example Pyogenic - formation of pus
GENESIS
Beginning / formation
GRAM
Picture or Tracing - example Audiogram - Tracing of hearing ability
GRAPHY
Process of recording - example Radiography - Taking an x-ray picture
IA
Abnormal state - example Mania - abnormal state of mind
IASIS
Condition of example Cholelithiasis - Condition of Gall Stones
ISM
Condition of - example Thyroidism - Condition of abnornal thyroid
IST
Practitioner or Specialist - example Gynaecologist - specialist in female problems
ITIS
Inflammation - example Arthritis - Inflammation of a joint
LYSIS
Breakdown - example - Haemolysis - Breakdown of red blood cells
MALACIA
Softening - example Osteomalacia - Softening of the bones
MEGALY
Enlargement - example -Cardiomegaly - Enlargement of the Heart
METER
Measuring - example - Instrument for measuring heat
OID
Resembling - example Mucoid Resembling Mucus
OLOGY
Study of - example Neurology - study of the nervous system
OMA
Tumour - example Osteoma - Growth in a bone
OPIA
Vision - example Myopia - Short sight
OSE
Condition of - example Comatose - state of coma
OSIS
Condition of - example - thrombosis - Having a blood clot
OSCOPY
Looking into - example Colposcopy - Looking into the vagina
OSTOMY
Making an opening - example Colostomy - Opening in colon to surface of the body