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1.1
x- ize
finalize

to (do the action of) x
to make (something) x
to make something final
verb

2

1.2
x- al
national

p.t. x
p.t. a nation
adjective

3

1.3
x- ic
lycanthropic

p.t. x
p.t. a wolf-man
adjective

4

1.4
x- ous
ridiculous

p.t. x
p.t. ridicule
adjective

5

1.5
x- ary
urinary

p.t. x
p.t. urine
adjective

6

1.6
x- ar
solar

p.t. x
p.t. the sun
adjective

7

1.7
x- an
median

p.t. x
p.t. the middle
adjective

8

1.8
x- ine
canine

p.t. x
p.t. dogs
adjective

9

1.9
x- ac
aphrodisiac

p.t. x
p.t. love/sex
adjective

10

1.10
x- oid
android

Resembling x
resembling a man
adjective

11

1.11
x- ia
dactyl- ia

an abnormal condition involving x
an abnormal condition involving a/the digits
noun

12

1.12
x- ist
dent- ist

one who does the action of x
one who specializes in x
one who specializes in the teeth
noun

13

1.13
x- in
cyt- o- tox- in

a substance (which does the action) of x
a substance which poisons cells
noun

14

1.14
x- it- is
laryng- oid- it- is

the inflammation of x
the inflammation of something resembling the larynx
if ic instead of is: p.t. the inflammation of something resembling the larynx
diagnostic termination

15

1.15
x- o- rrhex- is
arthr- al- lo- rhex- is or ic

the rupturing of x (if x can be ruptured)
the rupturing of something involving x (if x cannot be ruptured)
the rupturing of something p.t. the joints
p.t. the rupturing of something p.t. the joints
diagnostic termination

16

1.16
x- o- schis- is
crani- o- schis- is or ic

the splitting of x (also can refer to the presence of a cleft)
the splitting of the skull
p.t. the splitting of the skull
diagnostic termination

17

1.17
x- ias- is
cran- ias- is or iast- ic

the abnormal presence of x
the abnormal presence of something involving the skull
p.t. the abnormal presence of something involving the skull
diagnostic termination

18

1.18
x- o- clas- is
iconoclasis

the breaking of x
the breaking of images
clast- ic p.t. the breaking of images
diagnostic termination

19

1.19
x- os- is
neur- os- is
neur- ot- ic

an abnormal condition involving x
an abnormal condition involving the nerves
p.t. an abnormal condition involving the nerves

20

1.19
x- os- is
neur- os- is
neur- ot- ic

neurosis is the same as neuria

an abnormal condition involving x
an abnormal condition involving the nerves
p.t. an abnormal condition involving the nerves
diagnostic termination

21

1.20
x- o- path- y
psych- o- path- y
path- ic

a disease of x
a disease of the mind
p.t. a disease of the mind
diagnostic termination

22

1.21
x- o- megal- y
crani- o- megal- y
megal- ic

the enlargement of x
the enlargement of the skull
p.t. the enlargement of the skull
diagnostic termination

23

1.22
x- o- phag- y
x- o- phagia
x- o- phag- ist

the ingestion of x


one who ingests/eats x
one who specializes in (i.e. studies/treates) the ingestion of x
diagnostic termination

24

1.23
x- o- genes- is
x- o- genet- ic

the production of x
p.t. the production of x
diagnostic termination

25

1.24
x- o- poies- is
x- o- poiet- ic

the formation of x
p.t. the formation of x
diagnostic termination

26

1.25
x- o- kines- is
x- o- kinet- ic

the movement of x
p.t. the movement of x
diagnostic termination

27

1.26
x- algia
brachi- algia
brachi- o- kinet- algia

pain in/volving x
pain in an/the arms
pain involving the movement of an/the arms
diagnostic termination

28

1.27
x- odynia

pain in/volving x
diagnostic termination

29

1.28
x- o- plegia

the paralysis of x
diagnostic termination

30

1.29
x- o- penia
leuk- o- penia

a deficiency of x
a deficiency of white things
diagnostic termination