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-centesis

Surgical puncture

-clast

To break

-desis

Binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)

-ectomy

Excision, removal

-lysis

Separation, destruction, loosening

-pexy

Fixation (of an organ), binding

-plasty

Surgical repair

-rrhaphy

Suture

-stomy

Forming an opening (mouth)

-tome

Instrument to cut

-tomy

Incision

-tripsy

Crushing

-gram

Record, writing

-graph

Instrument for recording

-graphy

Process of recording

-meter

Instrument for measuring

-metry

Act of measuring

-scope

Instrument for examining

-scopy

Visual examination

-algia

Pain

-dynia

Pain

-cele

Hernia, swelling

-ectasis

Dilation, expansion

-edema

Swelling

-emesis

Vomitting

-emia

Blood condition

-iasis

Abnormal condition (produced by something specific)

-itis

Inflammation

-lith

Stone, calculus

-malacia

Softening

-megaly

Enlargement

-oma

Tumor

-osis

Abnormal condition

-pathy

Disease

-penia

Decrease, deficiency

-phobia

Fear

-plegia

Paralysis

-rrhage, -rrhagia

Bursting (of)

-rrhea

Discharge, flow

-rrhexis

Rupture

-stenosis

Narrowing, stricture

-toxic

Poison

-trophy

Nourishment, development

A-

Without, not

An-

Without, not

Circum-

Around

Peri-

Around

Dia-

Through, across

Trans-

Through, across

Dipl-, diplo-

Double

Endo-, intra-

In, within

Homo-, homeo-

Same

Hypo-

Under, below, deficient

Macro-

Large

Micro-

Small

Mono-, uni-

One

Post-

After, behind

Pro-

Before, in front of

Primi-

First

Retro-

Backward, behind

Super-

Upper, above