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aut
combining form
self
crin
combining form
(seperate) secrete, secretion
esthe(s)
combining form
sensation, sesitivity, 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) (musclular) tone, tension
-ectasia, -ectasis
compound suffix form
dilation, enlargement
-etomy
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
comcompound 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 (tosis)
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
a surgical instrument for cutting
-tomy
surgical incision