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51 Cards in this Set

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aut-
Combining form
self
crin-
Combining form
[seperate] secrete, secretion
esthes(s)-
Combining form
sensation, sensitivity, sense
gen(e)-, -gen
Combining form
come into being; produce
gram-
Combining form
[something written] a record
graph-
Combining form
write, record
iatr-
Combining form
healer, physician; treatment
idi-
Combining form
of one's self
kine-
Combining form
move
kines(i)-
Combining form
movement, motion
ly(s)-
Combining form
destroy, break down
myx-
Combining form
mucus
orth-
Combining form
straight, erect; normal
ot-
Combining form
ear
path-
Combining form
[suffering] disease
phil-
Combining form
love; have an affinity for
pt-
Combining form
fall, sag, drop, prolapse
pyr-
Combining form
[fire] fever, burning
pyret-
Combining form
fever
pyrex-
Combining form
be feverish
rhe-
Combining form
[run] flow, secrete
rhag-
Combining form
[burst forth] flow profusely, hemorrhage
rhex-
Combining form
rupture
rhin-
Combining form
nose
scop-
Combining form
look at, examine
sep-
Combining form
[be putrid] to infect
ta-
Combining form
stretching
tel-
Combining form
end, completion
ten-, tenon(t)-
Combining form
tendon
therap(eu)-
Combining form
treat medically, heal
tom-
Combining form
a cutting, slice, incision
ton-
Combining form
[a stretching] (muscular) tone, tension
-ectasia, -ectasis
Compound suffix form
dilation, enlargement
-ectomy
Compound suffix form
surgical excision; removal of all (total excision) or part (partial excision) of an organ
-gen
Compound suffix form
substance that produces (something)
-genesis
Compound suffix form
formation, origin
-genic, -genous
Compound suffix form
causing, producing, caused by, produced by or in
-gram
Compound suffix form
a record of the activity of an organ (often an x-ray)
-graph
Compound suffix form
an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
-graphy
Compound suffix form
(1) the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination)
(2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
-lysis
Compound suffix form
dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
-lytic
Compound suffix form
pertaining to dissolution or decompostsion, disintegration (forms adjectives from words ending in -lysis)
-pathy
Compound suffix form
disease
-ptosis
Compound suffix form
dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
-rrhagia
Compound suffix form
profuse discharge, hemorrhage
-rrhea
Compound suffix form
profuse discharge, excessive secretion
-rrhexis
Compound suffix form
bursting (of tissues), rupture
-scope
Compound suffix form
an instrument for examining
-scopy
Compound suffix form
examination
-tome
Compound suffix form
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
Compound suffix form
surgical incision