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-algia, -algesia
pain
myalgia
-asthenia
weakness
paresthenia
-cele
hernia, swelling
hydrocele
-cide, -cidal
agent that kills
suicide, homocide
-ectomy
removal of
laryngectomy, appendectomy
-emesis
vomiting
hematemesis
-emia
blood
anemia
-esis
condition, action, process
diaphoresis
-esthesia
perception, feeling
paresthesia
-graph, -gram
to write
biography, electrocardiogram
-in, -ine
chemical or biochemical substance
morphine
-ism
condition, disease, practice
Catholicism, optimism
-itis
inflammation
appendicitis, pancreatitis
-logy, -logia
study of
biology, pharmacology
-less
without
fearless, lifeless
-lysis
dissolution, loosening, breaking down
parasympatholytic, hydrolysis
-mega-, -megaly
large, enlargement of, million
megaphone, hepatomegaly
-meter
measure
millimeter, metrenome
-oid
resemblance to, equivalent to
steroid, colloid
-oma
tumor
lymphoma
-orth/o
straight, normal
orthodontist, orthopedist
-osis
process, condition or state, abnormal or diseased
halitosis, osteoporosis
-ostomy
artificial or surgical opening
colonoscopy
-otomy
a cutting operation
tracheotomy
-path/o, -path/y
disease
sociopath
-phasia
speech
aphasia ("s" for speech, difficulty with speech)
-plegia
paralysis
hemiplegia, quadriplegia
-pnea
breath, respiration
apnea, eupnea
-rrhage
excessive or unusual discharge
hemorrhage
-rrhea
flowing, profuse flow
diarrhea, gonorrhea
-sclerosis
hardening
arteriosclerosis
-scope, -scopy
instrument for viewing
endoscope
-stomy
surgical opening
colostomy, tracheostomy
-tomy
incision, cutting operation
larynegectomy