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51 Cards in this Set

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aut-
combining form
self
crin-
combining form
[seperate]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
surgial 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
compoung suffix form
the recording of the activity of an organ (usually by x-ray examination),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 adj 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 tissue), 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