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-ac -al -ar -ary pertaining to
-crine to secrete
-crit to seperate
-cyte cell
-gen -gensis -genic producing; forming
-globin -globulin protein
-gram record
-graph instrument of recording
-graphy process of recording
-iac -ic pertaining to
-oid resembling; like
-(o)logist specialist
-(o)logy study of
-ous pertaining to
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating; swallowing
-phonia voice; sound
-phoresis carrying; transmission
-phoria feeling; mental state
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument for viewing
-scopy process of viewing
-somnia sleep
-stasis control; stop
-therapy treatment
-thorax chest; pleural cavity
-tocia labour; birth
-tresia opening
-trophy growth; development
-tropin nourish; develop; stimulate
-version to turn
-algia pain
-cele hernia; herniation
-cytosis condition of cells
-dynia pain
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-ia -iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflammation
-lysis -lytic break-down; destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enalrgement
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-paresis slight paralysis
-pathy disease
-penia decreased number
-phobia abnormal fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis dropping; sagging; prolapse
-ptysis spitting up
-(r)rhage -(r)rhagia bursting forth of blood
-(r)rhea flow; discharge
-(r)rhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-spasm contraction; twitching
-stenosis narrowing; tightening
-centesis surgical puncture
-desis binding together
-ectasia -ectasis stretching; dialation
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
-(o)stomy create a new opening
-(o)tomy incision
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-(r)rhaphy suture
-tripsy crushing; friction
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