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aden-
combining form; gland
aer-
combining form; air, gas
blenn-
combining form; mucus
cel(i)-
combining form; abdomen
ch(e)il-
combining form; lip
chron-
combining form; time, timing
cla(s)-, -clast
combining form; break (up), destroy
-desis
combining form; binding
desm-
combining form; [binding] ligament, connective tissue
dynam-
combining form; force, power, energy
ger-
combining form; old age
gnath-
combining form; (lower) jaw
isch-, -sche-
combining form; suppress, check
klept-
combining form; steal
lei-
combining form; smooth
lep-
combining form; attack, seizure
man-
combining form; be mad
mel-
combining form; limb
morph-
combining form; form, shape
nom-
combining form; law
omphal-
combining form; navel, umbilicus
ped-
combining form; child
pen-
combining form; decrease, deficiency
-pex-
combining form; fixing, (surgical) attachment
plas(t)-
combining form; form, develop
presby-
combining form; old, old age
prostat-
combining form; [one who stands before] prostate gland
pty-
combining form; spit
ptyal-
combining form; saliva
-rraph-
combining form; suture
sit-
combining form; food
sta(t)-
combining form; stand, stop
tax-
combining form; (muscular) coordination
therm-
combining form; heat, (body) temperature
trop-
combining form; turning
-plasty
suffix form (?); referring to plastic or restorative surgery
-tropism
suffix form (?); referring to the turning of organisms toward (positive tropism) or away (negative tropism) from external stimulus
-clast
suffix form (?); indicates an instrument or device for breaking or crushing
-stat
suffix form (?); indicates a device or agent for stopping the flow of something
-meter
suffix form (?); indicates an instrument for measuring
-tome
suffix form (?); indicates a device for cutting or excising