CLAS 205-6

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CLAS 205-6
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Bioscientific Terminology by Ayers Lesson 5: Greek Compound Suffixes II
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  1. -genous
    -genic
    • producing
    • produced

    (photogenic, endogenous, cytogenous)
  2. -hedron
    solid figure having a (specified) number of faces

    (icosohedron, dodecahedron)
  3. -iasis
    • diseased condition
    • (often refers to an infestation by parasities)

    (psoriasis, amebiasis, elephantiasis, bilharziasis)
  4. -meter
    -metry
    • -meter: instruement for measuring, measure
    • -metry: art or science of measuring

    (thermometer, anemometer, perimeter, telemetry, opometry, photometry)
  5. -nomy
    • science of
    • system of laws governing

    (agronomy, astronomy, economy, autonomy(
  6. -oecious
    having a house or dwelling

    (monoecious, androdioecious)
  7. -philous
    -philic
    • thriving in
    • pollinated by the agency of

    (necrophilic, anemophilous)
  8. -plasty
    • formation
    • plastic surgical operation

    (arthroplasty, anaplasty, hysteroplasty)
  9. -rrhea
    abnormal flow or discharge of

    (diarrhea, gonorrhea, logorrhea)
  10. -stomy
    the making of a a surgical opening

    (gastrostomy, arthrostomy, hepaticoenterostomy)
  11. ACANTH-
    • thron
    • prickle
  12. AER-
    • air
    • gas

    (aerate, aeroplane)
  13. AUT-
    self

    (autopsy, autograph, autonomy, automobile, autobiography, autemesia)
  14. BLEPHAR-
    eyelid
  15. CARCIN-
    cancer

    (carcinogen)
  16. CHEIL-
    CHIL-
    lip
  17. COL-
    colon

    (colic)
  18. COPR-
    excrement
  19. CRY-
    CRYM-
    • cold
    • ice

    (crystal)
  20. CYST-
    • bladder
    • cyst
    • sac
  21. DACRY-
    tear
  22. GASTR-
    GASTER-
    • stomach
    • belly of a muscle

    (gastronomic, gastronomy)
  23. HELMINTH-
    worm
  24. HETER-
    • other
    • different

    (heterdox, heterosexual, heterogeneous)
  25. HYGR-
    moisture
  26. MEN
    • moon
    • menstruation
  27. OT-
    ear
  28. PSYCH-
    • mind
    • soul

    (psyche, metempsychosis, psychology)
  29. RHIN-
    -RRHIN
    nose

    (rhinocerous, rhinoplasty, rhinovirus)
  30. TAC-
    TAX-
    • to arrange
    • to put in order

    (tactics, taxidermy, syntax)

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