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-genous, -genic
compound suffix

producing, produced

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-hedron
compound suffix

solid figure having a (specified) number of faces

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-iasis
compound suffix

diseased condition, (often refers to an infestation by parasites)

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-meter
(-metry)
compound suffix

instrument for measuring, measure
(art or science of measuring)

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-nomy
compound suffix

science of, system of laws governing

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-oecious
compound suffix

having a house or dwelling

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-philous, -philic
compound suffix

loving, thriving in, pollinated by the agency of

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-plasty
compound suffix

formation, plastic surgical operation

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-rrhea
compound suffix

abnormal flow or discharge of

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-stomy
compound suffix

the making of a surgical opening

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acanth
base

thorn, prickle

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aer
base

air, gas

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aut
base

self

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blephar
base

eyelid

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carcin
base

cancer

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cheil (chil)
base

lip

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col
base

colon

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copr
base

excrement

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cry, crym
base

cold, ice

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cyst
base

bladder, cyst, sac

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dacry
base

tear

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gastr (gaster)
base

stomach, belly of a muscle

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helminth
base

worm

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heter
base

other, different

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hygr
base

moisture

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men
base

moon, menstruation

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ot
base

ear

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psych
base

mind, soul

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rhin, rrhin
base

nose

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tac, tax
base

to arrange, to put in order