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-ac, -ic, -al, -ous, -tic

Related to, or pertaining to

2

-ate, -ize

Subject to, use

3

-ent, -er, -ist

Person, agent

4

-genic

Produced by

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-gram

A written record

6

-graph

Instrument used to record

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-graphy

Process of recording

8

-ism

Condition or theory

9

-it is

Inflammation

10

-ologist

One who studies, specialist

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-ology

Study of, process of study

12

-oma

Tumor

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-pathy

Disease, disease process

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-phobia

Morbid fear of or intolerance

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-scope

Instrument used to visually examine

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-scopy

Process of visual examination