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-centesis

Surgical puncture

1

-clasis

To break, surgical fracture

2

-desis

Binding, fixation

3

-ectomy

Excision, removal

4

-lysis

Separation,destruction, loosening

5

-pexy

Fixation(of an organ)

6

-plasty

Surgical repair

7

-rrhaphy

Suture

8

-stomy

Forming an opening

9

-tome

Instrument to cut

10

-tomy

Incision

11

-tripsy

Crushing

12

-gram

-record, writing

13

-graph

Instrument for recording

14

-graphy

Process of recording

15

-meter

Instrument for measuring

16

-metry

Act of measuring

17

-scope

Instrument for examining

18

-scopy

Visual examination

19

-algia

Pain

20

-dynia

Pain

21

-cele

Hernia, swelling

22

-ectasis

Dilation, expansion

23

-edema

Swelling

24

-emesis

Vomiting

25

-emia

Blood condition

26

-gen

Forming, producing, origin

27

-genesis

Forming, producing, origin

28

-iasis

Abnormal condition

29

-itis

Inflammation

30

-lith

Stone, calculus

31

-malacia

Softening

32

-megaly

Enlargement

33

-Oma

Tumor

34

-osis

Abnormal condition, increase

35

-pathy

Disease

36

-penia

Decrease, deficiency

37

-phagia

Eating, swallowing

38

-phasia

Speech

39

-phobia

Fear

40

Plasia

Formation, growth

41

-plasm

Formation, growth

42

-plegia

Paralysis

43

-ptosis

Prolapse, downward displacement

44

Rrhage

Bursting forth

45

-rrhagia

Bursting forth

46

-rrhea

Discharge, flow

47

-rrhexis

Rupture

48

-sclerosis

Abnormal condition of hardening

49

-spasm

Involuntary contraction, twitching

50

-stenosis

Narrowing, stricture

51

-toxic

Poison

52

-trophy

Nourishment, development

53

-ac

Pertaining to

54

-al

Pertaining to

55

-ar

Pertaining to

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-ary

Pertaining to

57

-eal

Pertaining to

58

-ic

Pertaining to

59

-ical

Pertaining to

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-ile

Pertaining to

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-ior

Pertaining to

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-ous

Pertaining to

63

-tic

Pertaining to

64

-esis

Condition

65

-ia

Condition

66

-ism

Condition

67

-iatry

Medicine, treatment

68

-ician

Specialist

69

-Ist

Specialist

70

-y

Condition, process

71

-icle

Small, minute

72

-ole

Small, minute

73

-ule

Small, minute