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gen(o)

-gen, -genic, -genesis

beginning

-that which generates
-produced by or in
-producing or forming

2

kinesi(o)

-kinesia, -kinesis

movement

movement or motion

3

leps(o)

-lepsy

seizure

4

log(o)

-logy, -logist

knowledge or words

-study or science of
-one who studies

5

lys(o)

-lysin, -lysis, -lytic

destruction, dissolving

-that which destroys
-process of destroying
-capable of destroying

6

magal(o)

-megaly

large, enlarged

-enlargement

7

metr(o)

-meter, -metry

measure; uterine tissue

-instrument used to measure
-process of measuring

8

path(o)

-pathy

disease

9

phag(o)

-phagia, -phagic, phagy

eat, ingest

-eating, swallowing

10

phas(o)

-plasia

speech

11

plas(o)

-plasia, -plasma

development

-formation or development
-substance of cells

12

plast(o)

-plasty

repair

-surgical repair

13

pleg(o)

-plegia

paralysis

14

schis(o), shiz(o), schist(o)

-schisis

split, cleft

15

scler(o)

-sclerosis

hard

-hardening

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scop(o)

-scope, -scopy

view

-instrument for viewing
-process of visually examining

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troph(o)

-trophic, trophy

nutrition

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cyt(o)

-cyte

cell

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