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injection -clysis
tumor -oma
memory -mnesia
producing, forming, origin -genesis,genic
pregnancy -cyesis
glue -glia
abnormal(morbid)condition, increase (used primarily with blood cells) -osis
pain -dynia
small -icle
treament -therapy
fear of -phobia
breathing -pnea
spitting -ptysis
suture -rrhaphy
hardening -sclerosis
vision -opia
act of measuring -metry
sound, voice -phonia
pertaining to -ic
born, or producing -gen
small -ule, ula
nourishment, developement -trophy
to turn -version
stopping, control, standing still -stasis
poison -toxic
crushing -tripsy
incision, to cut -tomy
puncture -centesis
hernia, protrusion, swelling -cele
speech -phasia
paralysis -plegia
braking up, separation, destruction -lysis
abnormal condition (usually produced by something specific) -iasis
stone, calculus -lith
inflammation -itis
break, fracture -clasis
protein -globin
surgical repair -plasty
knowledge -gnosis
process -y
formation -plasm
study of -logy
small -ole
flow, discharge -rrhea
burst forth -rrhagia, rrhage
enlargement -megaly
instrument for visual examination -scope
instrument of recording -graph
movement, motion -kinesis
record, writing -gram
partial paralysis -paresis
one who specializes -ist
attraction for -philia
hearing -cusis
vomiting -emesis
beginning -arche
stricture, narrowing -stenosis
enzyme -ase
eat, swallow -phagia
blood -emia
drooping, prolapse, downward displacement -ptosis
visual inspection -scopy
dilating, stretchin, expanision -ectasis
to bear (offspring) -para
madness -mania
removal, excision -ectomy
softening -malacia
deficiency, decrease -penia
like, resembling -oid
condition -ia
disease, emotion -pathy
carbon dioxide -capnia
rupture -rrhexis
instument for cutting -tome
developement, formation, growth -plasia
instrument for measuring -meter
to separate -crit
pain -algia
cell -cyte
to kill -cide
weakness -asthenia
specialist in the study of -logist
fixation, to put in place (of an organ) -pexy
fiaxtion, binding (of a bone or joint) -desis
process of recording -graphy
new opening, forming an opening -stomy
formation, production -poiesis
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