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-al, -ic, pertaining to
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy cutting out; removal, excision
-emia blood condition
-globin protein
-gram record
-ia condition
-ism condition, process
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the
-logy study of
-oma tumor, mass
-opsy to view
-osis abnormal condition
-scope instrument to visually examine
-scopy process of visual examination
-sis state of
-tomy process of cutting into, incision
a-, an- no, not
aut- self
dia- complete, through
dys- bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
endo- within
exo- outside
hyper- excessive, more than normal, too much
hypo- below, less than normal, under
pro- before
re- back
retro- behind
sub- below, under
trans- across, through