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-ac

-ac

pertaining to

1

-al

-al

pertaining to

2

-algensia

-algensia

pain, sensitive

3

-algia

-algia

pain

4

-an

-an

pertaining to

5

-apheresis

-apheresis


removal, carry away

6

-ar

-ar

pertaining to

7

-arche

-arche

beginning

8

-arche

-arche

beginning

9

-ary

-ary

pertaining to

10

-asthenia

-asthenia

weakness

11

-blast

-blast

immature, embryonic

12

-blast

-blast

immature, embryonic

13

-capnia

-capnia

carbon dioxide

14

-cele

-cele

hernia, protrusion

15

-centesis

-centesis

puncture to withdraw fluid

16

-cise

-cise

cut

17

-clasia

-clasia

to surgically break

18

-crine

-crine

to secrete

19

-cusis

-cusis

hearing

20

-cyesis

-cyesis

state of pregnancy

21

-cyte

-cyte

cell

22

-cytosis

-cytosis

more than the normal number of cells

23

-derma

-derma

skin

24

-desis

-desis

stabilize, fuse

25

-dipsia

-dipsia

thirst

26

-dynia

-dynia

pain

27

-eal

-eal

pertaining to

28

-ectasia

-ectasia

dialation

29

-ectasia

-ectasia

dialation

30

-ectasis

-ectasis

dialation, expansion

31

-ectomy

-ectomy

surgical removal, excision

32

-emesis

-emesis

vomit

33

-emia

-emia

blood condition

34

-esthesia

-esthesia

feeling, sensation

35

-gen

-gen

that which produces

36

-genesis

-genesis

produces, generates

37

-genic

-genic

producing, produced by

38

-globin

-globin

protein

39

-globulin

-globulin

protein

40

-gram

-gram

record, picture

41

-graph

-graph

instrument of recording

42

-graphy

-graphy

process of recording

43

-gravida

-gravida

pregnancy

44

-ia

-ia

state, condition

45

-iac

-iac

pertaining to

46

-iasis

-iasis

abnormal condition

47

-iatrist

-iatrist

physician

48

-ic

-ic

pertaining to

49

-ical

-ical

pertaining to

50

-ile

-ile

pertaining to

51

-ior

-ior

pertaining to

52

-ism

-ism

state of

53

-itis

-itis

inflammation

54

-kinesia

-kinesia

movement

55

-listhesis

-listhesis

slipping

56

-lith

-lith

stone

57

-lithiasis

-lithiasis

condition of stones

58

-logist

-logist

one who studies

59

-logy

-logy

study of

60

-lucent

-lucent

to shine through

61

-lysis

-lysis

destruction

62

-malacia

-malacia

abnormal softening

63

-mania

-mania

excessive excitement

64

-manometer

-manometer

instrument to measure pressure

65

-magaly

-magaly

enlargement, large

66

-meter

-meter

instrument for measuring

67

-metrist

-metrist

one who measures

68

-metry

-metry

process of measuring

69

-ole

-ole

small

70

-oma

-oma

tumor, mass

71

-opaque

-opaque

nontransparent

72

-opia

-opia

vision

73

-opsy

-opsy

view of

74

-orexia

-orexia

appetite

75

-ory

-ory

pertaining to

76

-ose

-ose

pertaining to

77

-osmia

-osmia

smell

78

-ostomy

-ostomy

surgically create an opening

79

-otia

-otia

ear condition

80

-otomy

-otomy

cutting into, incision

81

-ous

-ous

pertaining to

82

-para

-para

to bear (offspring)

83

-paresis

-paresis

weakness

84

-partum

-partum

childbirth

85

-pathy

-pathy

disease

86

-penia

-penia

abnormal decrease, too few

87

-pepsia

-pepsia

digestion

88

-pexy

-pexy

surgical fixation

89

-phage

-phage

eat, swallow

90

-phagia

-phagia

eat, swallow

91

-phasia

-phasia

speech

92

-phil

-phil

attracted to

93

-phil

-phil

attracted to

94

-philia

-philia

to have an attraction for

95

-phobia

-phobia

irrational fear

96

-phonia

-phonia

voice

97

-phoresis

-phoresis

carring

98

-plasia

-plasia

growth, formation, development

99

-plasm

-plasm

growth, formation, development

100

-plasty

-plasty

surgical repair

101

-plegia

-plegia

paralysis

102

-pnea

-pnea

breathing

103

-poiesis

-poiesis

formation

104

-porosis

-porosis

porous

105

-prandial

-prandial

pertaining to a meal

106

-ptosis

-ptosis

drooping

107

-ptysis

-ptysis

spitting

108

-rrhage

-rrhage

excessive, abnormal flow

109

-rrhaphy

-rrhaphy

suture

110

-rrhea

-rrhea

discharge, flow

111

-rrhexis

-rrhexis

rupture

112

-rrhexis

-rrhexis

rupture

113

-salpinx

-salpinx

Fallopian tube

114

-sclerosis

-sclerosis

hardening

115

-scope

-scope

instrument for viewing

116

-scopy

-scopy

process of visually examining

117

-spermia

-spermia

condition of sperm

118

-stasis

-stasis

standing still

119

-stenosis

-stenosis

narrowing

120

-taxia

-taxia

muscular coordination

121

-tention

-tention

pressure

122

-therapy

-therapy

treatment

123

-thorax

-thorax

chest

124

-tic

-tic

pertaining to

125

-tocia

-tocia

labor, childbirth

126

-tome

-tome

instrument used to cut

127

-tonia

-tonia

tone

128

-tripsy

-tripsy

surgical crushing

129

-trophy

-trophy

nourishment, development

130

-tropia

-tropia

to turn

131

-tropin

-tropin

stimulate

132

-ule

-ule

small

133

-uria

-uria

condition of the urine