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aut-
combining form; self
crin-
combining form; [separate] secrete, secretion
esthe(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] be infected
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
compound suffix form; causing, producing, caused
-genous
compound suffix form; 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 decomposition, 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