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1

-ase

Enzyme

2

-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid

3

-chezia

Defecation
Elimination of wastes

4

-estasia

Widening
Dilation

5

-estasis

Widening

6

-ectomy

Removal

7

-emesis

Vomiting

8

-emia

Blood condition

9

-genesis

Producing
Forming

10

-graphy

Process of recording

11

-iasis

Abnormal condition

12

-megaly

Enlargement

13

-orexia

Appetite

14

-rrhage

Bursting forth
(of blood)

15

-rrhagia

Bursting forth
(of blood)

16

-rrhaphy

Suture

17

-rrhea

Flow
Discharge

18

-scopy

Visual examination

19

-spasm

Sudden contraction of muscles

20

-stasis

Stopping
Controlling
Placing

21

-stenosis

Tightening
Stricture

22

-stomy

New opening to form a mouth

23

-tomy

Process of cutting

24

-tresia

Opening