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  1. -ac
    pertaining to
  2. -al
    pertaining to
  3. -ar
    pertaining to
  4. -ary
    pertaining to
  5. -eal
    pertaining to
  6. -ial
    pertaining to
  7. -ic
    pertaining to
  8. -ous
    pertaining to
  9. -an
    pertaining to
  10. -iac
    pertaining to
  11. -ical
    pertaining to
  12. -ile
    pertaining to
  13. -ior
    pertaining to
  14. -ory
    pertaining to
  15. -ose
    pertaining to
  16. -algesia
    pain

    sensitivity
  17. -algia
    pain
  18. -apheresis
    removal

    carry away
  19. -arche
    beginning
  20. -asthenia
    weakness
  21. -blast
    immature

    embryonic
  22. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  23. -cele
    hernia

    protusion
  24. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  25. -cise
    cut
  26. -clasia
    to surgically break
  27. -crine
    to secrete
  28. -cusis
    hearing
  29. -cyesis
    state of pregnancy
  30. -cyte
    cell
  31. -cytosis
    more than the normal number of cells
  32. -derma
    skin
  33. -desis
    stabilize

    fuse
  34. -dipsia
    thirst
  35. -dynia
    pain
  36. -ectasia
    dilation
  37. -ectasis
    dilation

    expansion
  38. -ectomy
    surgical removal

    excision
  39. -emesis
    vomit
  40. -emia
    blood condition
  41. -esthesia
    feeling

    sensation
  42. -gen
    that which produces
  43. -genesis
    produces

    generates
  44. -genic
    producing

    produced by
  45. -globin
    protein
  46. -globulin
    protein
  47. -gram
    record

    picture
  48. -graph
    instrument for recording
  49. -graphy
    process of recording
  50. -gravida
    pregnancy
  51. -ia
    state

    condition
  52. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  53. -iatrist
    physician
  54. -ism
    state of
  55. -itis
    inflammation
  56. -kinesia
    movement
  57. -listhesis
    slipping
  58. -lith
    stones
  59. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  60. -logist
    one who studies
  61. -logy
    study of
  62. -lucent
    to shine through
  63. -lysis
    destruction
  64. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  65. -mania
    excessive excitement
  66. -manometer
    instrument to measure presssure
  67. -megaly
    enlargment

    large
  68. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  69. -metrist
    one who measures
  70. -metry
    process of measuring
  71. -ole
    small
  72. -oma
    tumor

    mass
  73. -opaque
    nontransparent
  74. -opia
    vision
  75. -opsy
    view of
  76. -orexia
    appetite
  77. -osis
    abnormal condition
  78. -osmia
    smell
  79. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  80. -otia
    ear condition
  81. -otomy
    cutting into

    incision
  82. -para
    to bear (offspring)
  83. -paresis
    weakness
  84. -partum
    childbirth
  85. -pathy
    disease
  86. -penia
    abnormal decrease

    too few
  87. -pepsia
    digestion
  88. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  89. -phage
    eat

    swallow
  90. -phagia
    • eat
    • swallow
  91. -phasia
    speech
  92. -phil
    attracted to
  93. -philia
    to have an attraction for
  94. -phobia
    irrational fear
  95. -phonia
    voice
  96. -phoresis
    carrying
  97. -plasia
    growth

    formation

    development
  98. -plasm
    • growth
    • formation
    • development
  99. -plasty
    surgical repair
  100. -plegia
    paralysis
  101. -pnea
    breathing
  102. -poiesis
    formation
  103. -porosis
    porous
  104. -pranial
    pertaining to a meal
  105. -ptosis
    drooping
  106. -ptysis
    spitting
  107. -rrhage
    excessive

    abnormal flow
  108. -rrhaphy
    suture
  109. -rrhea
    discharge

    flow
  110. -rrhexis
    rupture
  111. -salpinx
    fallopian tubes
  112. -sclerosis
    hardening
  113. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  114. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  115. -spermia
    condition of sperm
  116. -stasis
    standing still
  117. -stenosis
    narrowing
  118. -taxia
    muscular coordination
  119. -tension
    pressure
  120. -therapy
    treatment
  121. -thorax
    chest
  122. -tic
    pertaining to
  123. -tocia
    labor

    childbirth
  124. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  125. -tonia
    tone
  126. -tripsy
    surgical crushing
  127. -trophy
    nourishment

    development
  128. -tropia
    to turn
  129. -tropin
    stimulate
  130. -ule
    small
  131. -uria
    condition of the urine
  132. -ase
    enzyme
  133. -atresia
    absence of normal body opening

    occlusion

    closure
  134. -cidal
    killing
  135. -clasis
    break
  136. -clast
    break
  137. -clysis
    irrigating

    washing
  138. -coccus
    berry shaped (a form of bacterium)
  139. -crit
    to separate
  140. -drome
    run

    running
  141. -ectopia
    displacment
  142. -er
    one who
  143. -esis
    condition
  144. -ictal
    seizure

    attack
  145. -lepsy
    seizure
  146. -lytic
    destroy

    reduce
  147. -morph
    form

    shape
  148. -odia
    smell
  149. -odynia
    pain
  150. -oid
    resembling
  151. -oxia
    oxygen
  152. -phoria
    feeling
  153. -physis
    growth
  154. -praxia
    in front of

    before
  155. -sarcoma
    malignant tumor
  156. -schisis
    split

    fissure
  157. -sepsis
    infection
  158. -sis
    state of
  159. -stalsis
    contraction

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