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-algia

pain

2

-emia

blood condition

3

-ia

condition

4

-itis

inflammation

5

-megaly

enlargement

6

-oma

tumor

7

-osis

condition, abnormal condition

8

-pathy

disease condition

9

-rrhea

flow, discharge

10


-rrhage or -rrhagia


excessive discharge of blood

11

sclerosis

hardening

12

-uria

condition of urine

13

-al or -eal

pertaining to

14


-ar -ary

pertaining to

15

-ic

pertaining to

16

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

17

ectomy

removal, resection, excision

18

-gram

record

19

-graphy


process of recording

20


-lysis


separation, breakdown, destruction

21

-plasty

surgical repair, or surgical correction

22

-scopy

process of visual examination

23

-stomy

opening

24

-therapy

treatment

25

-tomy

incision, cutting into

26

-trophy

nourishment; development

27

-pnea

breathing

28

-stasis

to stand, place, stop, control

29

-tension

pressure

30

-phasia

speech

31

phagia

eating

32

-partum

birth

33

-gen

to produce

34

-crine

secretion

35

-dipsia

thirst

36

-lapse

to fall, slide

37

-cele

hernia

38

-crine

secretion

39

crit

separation

40

-cyte

cell

41

-dynia

pain

42

-emesis

vomiting

43

-globin

protein

44

-lith

stone

45

-malacia

softening

46

meter

measure

47

osis

abnormal condition

48

-partum

birth

49

penia

deficiency

50

-pexy

fixation (surgical)

51

-phasia

speech

52

-philia

attraction to

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-plasm -plasia

development, growth, formation

54

plasty

surgical repair

55

-plegia

paralysis

56

-ptosis

prolapse, sagging

57

rrhaphy

suture

58

-spasm

constriction

59

stenosis

narrowing

60

rrhexis

rupture