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ac, al, ar, ary,eal, ial, ic, ous pertaining to
agra excessive pain
algia pain
asthenia weakness
apheresis removal
ase enzyme
atresia absence of a normal body opening; occlusion; closure
capnia carbon dioxide
cele hernia; protrusion
centesis surgigal puncture to aspirate fluid
cidal killing
clasia, clasis, clast break
clysis irrigating; washing
coccus (pl.cocci) berry shaped (a form of bacterium)
crine separate; secrete
crit to separate
cyte cell
desis surgical fixation;fusion
dome run; running
ectasis stretching out;dislatation; expansion
ectomy excision or surgical removal
ectopia displacement
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
er one who
esis, iasis condition
gen substance or agent the produces of causes producing
genic originating; causing
gram record; x-ray film
graph instrument used to record
graphy process of recording; x-ray filming
ia condition of diseasedor abnormal state
iatry physician; treatment
ician one who
ictal seizure; attack
ism state of
itis inflammation
lepsy seizure
lysis loosening; dissolution;
lytic destroy; reduce
malacia sofening
mainia madness; insane
megaly enlargement
meter instrument used to measure
metry measurement
morph form; shape
odia smell
odynia pain
oid resembling
ologist one who studies and practices (specialist)
oma tumor; swelling
opia vision (condition)
opsy to view
oorhagia rapid flow of blood
orrhaphy suturing; repairing
orrhea flow ecessive discharge
orrhexdis rupture
osis increase when used with bloodcell word roots
ostomy; stomy creation of an opening
otomy; tomy cut into or incision
oxia oxygen
paresis slight paralysis
pathy disease
penia abnormal reduction in number
pepsia digestion
pexy surgical fixation; suspension
phagia eating; swallowing
philia; phily love
phobi abnormal fear of or aversionto specific objects or things
phonia sound or voice
phorua feeling
physis growth
plasia formation; developement;a growth
plasm growth; substance; formation
plasty surgical or plastic repair
plegia paralysis
pnea breathing
poieisis formation
porosis passage
prandial meal
praxia in front of; before
ptosis dropping; sagging; prolapse
ptysis spitting
salpinx fallopian tube
sarcoma malignant tumor
schisis split; fissure
Sclerosis hardening
scope instrument used for visualexamination
scopy visual examination
scopic visual examination
sepsis ifection
sis state of
spasm sudden involuntary muscle contration
stasis control; stop
stalasis contraction
stenosis constriction; narrowing
thorax chest
tocia labor; birth
tome instrument used to cut
tripsy surgical crushing
trophy nurishment
ule little
uria uring; urination
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