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-centesis
amniocentesis
puncture
-ectomy
appendectomy
excision
removal
-stomy
colostomy
forming an opening (mouth)
-tome
osteotome
instrument to cut
-tomy
phlebotomy
incision
cut into
-desis
arthrodesis
binding, fixation
(of a bone or joint)
-pexy
mastopexy
suspension, fixation
(of an organ)
-rrhaphy
myorrhaphy
suture
-plasty
rhinoplasty
surgical repair
-clasis
osteoclasis
break, fracture
-lysis
enterolysis
separation, destruction,
loosening
-tripsy
lithotripsy
crushing
-algia
cephalalgia
pain
-dynia
gastrodynia
pain
-cele
hepatocele
hernia
swelling
-ectasis
bronchiectasis
dilation
expansion
-emesis
hyperemesis
vomiting
-emia
leukemia
blood condition
-gen
carcinogen
forming
producing
origin
-genesis
osteogenesis
forming
producing
origin
-gram
cardiogram
record
a writing
-graph
cardiograph
Instrument for recording
-graphy
cardiography
process of recording
-iasis
cholelithiasis
abnormal condition produced
by something usually specified
-itis
gastritis
inflammation
-lith
cholelith
stone
calculus
-logist
dermatologist
specialist in
the study of
-logy
psychology
study of
-malacia
osteomalacia
softening
-megaly
hepatomegaly
enlargement
-meter
thermometer
instrument for
measuring
-metry
pelvimetry
act of measuring
-oid
lipoid
resembling
-oma
adenoma
tumor
-osis
dermatosis
abnormal condition, increase
(primarily used with blood cells)
-para
multipara
to bear offspring
-paresis
hemiparesis
partial paralysis
-pathy
neuropathy
disease
-penia
leukopenia
decrease
deficiency
-phagia
dysphagia
eating
swallowing
-phasia
aphasia
speech
-philia
hemophilia
attraction to
-phobia
claustrophobia
fear
-plasia
hyperplasia
formation
growth
-plegia
hemiplagia
paralysis
stroke
-poiesis
hempoiesis
formation
production
-ptosis
hysteroptosis
prolapse
downward displacement
-rrhage
hemorrhage
bursting forth
-rrhagia
menorrhagia
bursting forth
-rrhea
diarrhea
discharge
flow
-rrhexis
angiorrhexis
rupture
-scope
gastroscope
instrument to view
or examine
-scopy
proctoscopy
visual examination
-spasm
blepharospasm
involuntary contraction
twitching
-stasis
hemostasis
standing still
-stenosis
arteriostenosis
narrowing
stricture
-toxic
thyrotoxic
poison
-trophy
atrophy
development
nourishment