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a noun suffix, no meaning
ac pertaining to
acusis hearing
ad toward
age related to
al pertaining to
algesia sensitivity to pain
algia pain
ant forming
ar pertaining to
artresia absence of a normal body opening
ary pertaining to
asthenia weakness, lack of strength
betes to go
blast immature cell, germ cell
body body
cele hernia, protrusion
centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
clasia break
clast break
clave a key
coccus berryshaped
cope strike
cyesis injection
cyst bladder
cyte cell
cytosis condition of cells, slight increase in numbers
derma skin
desis surgical fixation, fusion
dynia pain
ectasia stretching, dilatation, widening
ectasis dilation of
ectomy excision, removal
edema swelling
emesis vomiting
emia blood condition
ergy work
esthesia nervous sensation, feeling
form like, resembling
fuge to flee
gen formation, produce
gen substance that produces
genesis formation, produce
genic pertaining to the formation or production of
glia glue
globin protein
gnosis knowledge
grade a step
gram a weight, mark, record
gram record,radiographic image
graph instrument for recording data
graph to write, record
graphy recording of data
hexia condition
ia diseased / abnormal state, condition of
ial pertaining to
ial pertaining to
iasis abnormal condition
ic pertaining to
ical pertaining to
ice pertaining to
ician physician
iesis condition
ile pertaining to
in in, into, not
in, ine a substance
ine pertaining to
ion process of
ior pertaining to
ism condition
ism process, condition
ist one who specializes in
itis inflammation of
ive nature of, quality of
kinesia movement
kinesis movement
lepsy seizure
lexia diction
liter liter
lith stone
log study of
logist specialist in the study of
logy study of
lymph lymph
lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
malacia softening of
mania madness
megaly enlargement of
meter instrument to measure
metry measurement of
noia mind
oid resembling, derived from
oma tumor
omion shoulder
opia eye vision
opsy view of, viewing, to view
ory pertaining to
osis condition, usually abnormal
ostomy creation of an artificial opening
ous pertaining to
paresis weakness
pathy disease, condition
penia lack of, deficiency
pepsia digestion
pexy surgical fixation
phagia eating or swallowing
phasia to speak
phil attraction for
philia attraction for
phobia fear of
phoresis to carry
phylaxis protection
physis growth
plasia formation, produce
plasty plastic repair, plastic surgery, reconstruction
plegia paralysis
poiesis formation
praxia action
ptosis droop, sag, protrude
ptysis to spit, spitting
rhaphy surgical repair, suture
rrhage bursting forth (of blood)
rrhagia bursting forth (of blood)
rrhaphy suture, repair
rrhea flow, discharge
schisis split, fissure
sclerosis hardening of
scope instrument to visually examine
scopy visual examination of
sepsis decay, infection
sis state of, condition
spasm sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
stasis to stop, control
stenosis narrowing
sthenia strength
stitial to set
stomy surgical creation of an opening
suppression to stop
therapy treatment
tic pertaining to
tome instrument used to cut
tomy incision, cutting
tresia opening
tripsy crushing of
troph(y) nourishment, development
um tissue
uria urine, urination
us pertaining to
us blood
y process, condition, pertaining to
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