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-ac

pertaining to

1

-al

pertaining to

2

-algia

pain

3

-ar

pertaining to

4

-ary

pertaining to

5

-blast

embryonic

6

-cele

hernia

7

-centesis

surgical puncture

8

-clysis

irrigate, washing

9

-coccus

berry shaped

10

-crit

to separate

11

-drome

to run

12

-ectasis

stretching, dilatation

13

-ectomy

to excise

14

-er

one who

15

-fusion

to pour

16

-genesis

condition of producing

17

-grade

to go

18

-gram

record

19

-graph

instrument for recording

20

-graphy

process of recording

21

-ia

condition, process

22

-ic

pertaining to

23

-ist

one who specializes in

24

-itis

inflammation

25

-ology

process of studying

26

-lysis

to break

27

-malacia

softening

28

-megaly

enlargement

29

-meter

to measure

30

-odynia

Pain

31

-oid

pertaining to

32

-ole

little

33

-oma

tumor

34

-opsy

to view

35

-or

one who

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-orrhagia

bursting forth of blood

37

-orrhaphy

suture

38

-orrhea

flow, discharge

39

-orrhexia

rupture

40

-osis

condition

41

-ostomy

make a new opening

42

-otomy

to cut into

43

-ous

pertaining to

44

-pathy

disease

45

-penia

deficiency

46

-pexy

fixation

47

-physis

to grow

48

-plasia

formation, development

49

-plasm

growth, formation

50

-plasty

surgical repair

51

-poiesis

formation

52

-ptosis

drooping, prolapse

53

-ptysis

spitting

54

-sclerosis

hardening

55

-scope

instrument to visually examine

56

-spasm

sudden violent involuntary contraction

57

-stalsis

constriction

58

-stasis

to stop, control

59

-stenosis

tightening, narrowing

60

-therapy

treatment

61

-tic

pertaining to

62

-tome

instrument to cut

63

-tomy

process of cutting

64

-tresia

opening

65

-tripsy

surgical crushing

66

-trophy

development

67

-ule

little

68

-y

process, condition

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-ac, -al, -ar, -ary, -ic, -oid, -ous, -tic

pertaining to

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-ia, -osis, -y

condition, process