Ch03 Combining Forms and Related Suffixes.txt

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  1. cyt/o, -cyte
    cell
  2. gen/o, -genic (produced by or in), -genesis (producing or forming)
    beginning, origin
  3. gram/o, -gram: a record | -graph: instrument for recording | -graphy: process of recording movement
    to record
  4. kinesi/o, -kinesia, -kinesis
    movement, motion
  5. leps/o, -lepsy
    seizure
  6. lys/o, -lysin: that which destroys | -lysis: process of destroying | -lytic: capable of or producing destruction
    destruction, dissolving
  7. malac/o, -malacia
    abnormal softening
  8. magal/o, -megaly
    enlargement
  9. metr/o, -meter (instrument used to measure)
    measure, uterine tissue
  10. path/o, -pathy
    disease
  11. phag/o, -phagia: eating, swallowing, -phagic, -phagy
    eat, ingest
  12. phas/o, -phasia
    speech
  13. pleg/o, -plegia
    paralysis
  14. schis/o, schiz/o, schist/o, -schisis
    split, cleft
  15. scler/o, -sclerosis
    hard
  16. scop/o, -scope: instrument used for viewing | -scopy: process of examing visually
    to examine, to view
  17. troph/o, -trophic, -trophy
    nutrition

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