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Dilation, enlargement

-ectasia
-ectasis

1

Surgical excision; removal of all or part of an organ

-ectomy

2

Substance that produces

-gen

3

Formation, origin

-genesis

4

Causing, producing, caused by, produced by or in

-genic
-genous

5

A record of the activity of an organ

-graph

6

The recording of the activity of an organ.
A descriptive treatis

-graphy

7

Dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration

-lysis

8

Pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration

-lytic

9

Disease

-pathy

10

Dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)

-ptosis

11

Profuse discharge, hermorrhage

-rrhagia

12

Profuse discharge, excessive secretion

-rrhea

13

Bursting, rupture

-rrhexis

14

An instrument for examining

-scope

15

Examination

-scopy

16

A surgical instrument for cutting

-tome

17

Surgical incision

-tomy