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-ectasia, -ectasis, ectomy

dilation, enlargement, surgical excision; removal of all

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-gen

substance that produces (something)

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-genesis

formation, origin

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-genic

causing, producing, caused

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-genous

by, produced by or in

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-gram

a record of the activity of an organ

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-graph

an instrument for recording the activity of an organ

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-graphy

1) the recording of the activity of an organ
2) a descriptive treatise

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-lysis

dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration

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-lytic

pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration

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-pathy

disease

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-ptosis

dropping, sagging, prolapse

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-rrhagia

profuse discharge, hemorrhage

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-rrhea

profuse discharge, excessive secretion

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-rrhexis

burst (of tissue), rupture

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-scope

an instrument for examining

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-scopy

examination

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-tome

a surgical instrument for cutting

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-tomy

surgical incision