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  1. -ac
    -al
    -an
    -ar
    -ary
    pertaining to
  2. -acusis
    hearing
  3. -ad
    toward
  4. -agon
    assemble, gather
  5. -agra
    excessive pain
  6. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  7. -algia
    pain
  8. -amine
    nitrogen compound
  9. -apheresis
    removal
  10. -arche
    beginning
  11. -arthria
    articulate (speak distinctly)
  12. -ase
    enzyme
  13. -asthenia
    lack of strength
  14. -ation
    process; condition
  15. -blast
    embryonic; immature cell
  16. -blastoma
    immature tumor (cells)
  17. -capnia
    carbon dioxide
  18. -cele
    hernia
  19. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  20. -chalasia
    -chalasis
    relaxation
  21. -chezia
    defecation; elimination of waste
  22. -cide
    killing
  23. -cidal
    pertainig to killing
  24. -clasis
    -clast
    to break
  25. -clysis
    irrigation; washing
  26. -coccus (cocci)
    berry shaped bacterum
  27. -constriction
    narrowing
  28. -crine
    secrete; seperate
  29. -crit
    seperate
  30. -cusis
    hearing
  31. -cyesis
    pregnacy
  32. -cyte
    cell
  33. -cytosis
    condition of cells; slight increase in numbers
  34. -derma
    skin
  35. -desis
    bind; tied together
  36. -dilation
    -widening; stretching; expanding
  37. -dote
    to give
  38. -drome
    to run
  39. -
  40. -
  41. -dynia
    pain
  42. -eal
    pertaining to
  43. -ectasia
    -ectasis
    dilation; dilatation; widening
  44. -ectomy
    removal; excision; resection
  45. -edema
    swelling
  46. -elasma
    flat plate
  47. -ema
    condition
  48. -emesis
    vomitting
  49. -emia
    blood condition
  50. -emic
    pertaining to blood comdition
  51. -er
    one who
  52. -esis
    action; condition; state of
  53. -esthesia
    nervous sensation
  54. -eurysm
    widening
  55. -ferent
    to carry
  56. -fication
    process of making
  57. -fide
    split
  58. -form
    resembling; in the shape of
  59. -fusion
    to pour; to come together
  60. -gen
    substance that produces
  61. -genisis
    producing; forming
  62. -genic
    produced by or in
  63. -globin
    -globulin
    protein
  64. -grade
    to go
  65. -gram
    record
  66. -graph
    instrument for recording
  67. -graphy
    process of recording
  68. -gravida
    pregnant woman
  69. -hexia
    state of
  70. -ia
    condition
  71. -iac
    -ic
    -ical
    -ile
    -ine
    -ior
    pertaining to
  72. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  73. -cle
    small
  74. -in
    -ine
    a substance
  75. -ion
    process
  76. -ism
    process; condition
  77. -ist
    specialist
  78. -itis
    inflammation
  79. -itus
    condition
  80. -ium
    structure; tissue
  81. -kinesia
    -kinesis
    movement
  82. -lapse
    slide, fall, sag
  83. -lemma
    sheath, corvering
  84. -lepsy
    seizure
  85. -leptic
    pertaining to seizing, taking hold of
  86. -lexia
    word; phrase
  87. -listhesis
    slipping
  88. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  89. -lithotomy
    incision (for removal) of a stone
  90. -logy
    study (process of)
  91. -lucent
    to shine
  92. -lysis
    breakdown; seperation; destruction; loosening
  93. -lythic
    reducing, destroying; seperating; breakdown
  94. -malacia
    softening
  95. -mania
    obsessive, preoccupation
  96. -megaly
    enlargement
  97. -meter
    measure
  98. -mimetic
    mimic; copy
  99. -mission
    send
  100. -motem
    death
  101. -motor
    movement
  102. -oid
    resembling; derived from
  103. -ole
    -ule
    little; small
  104. -oma
    tumor; mass; fluid collection
  105. -one
    hormone
  106. -opaque
    obscure
  107. -opia
    -opsia
    vision condition
  108. -opsy
    view of
  109. -or
    one who
  110. -orexia
    appetite
  111. -ose
    full of; pertaining to; sugar
  112. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  113. -osmia
    smell
  114. -osthosis
    condition of bone
  115. -otia
    ear condition
  116. -ous
    pertaining to
  117. -oxia
    oxygen
  118. -para
    to bear, bring forth (live birth)
  119. -parous
    to bear, bring forth
  120. -paresis
    weakness
  121. -pareunia
    sexual intercourse
  122. -partum
    birth; labor
  123. -pathy
    disease; em
  124. -pathy
    disease; emotion
  125. -penia
    deficiecncy
  126. -pepsia
    digestion
  127. -pxy
    fixation; to put in place
  128. -phage
    eat; swallow
  129. -phagia
    condition of eating; swallowing
  130. -phasia
    speech
  131. -pheresis
    removal
  132. -phil
    philia
    attraction for
  133. -phobia
    fear
  134. -phonia
    voice; sound
  135. -phoresis
    carrying; transmission
  136. -phoria
    to bear; carry; feeling (internal state)
  137. -phthsis
    wasting away
  138. -phylaxis
    protection
  139. -physis
    to grow
  140. -p
  141. -phyte
    plant
  142. -plakia
    plaque
  143. -plasia
    development; formation; growth
  144. -plasm
    formation; structure
  145. -plastic
    pertaining to formation
  146. -plasty
    surgical repair
  147. -plegia
    paralysis; palsy
  148. -plegic
    pertaining to paralysis; palsy
  149. -penia
    breathing
  150. -poiesis
    formation
  151. -poietin
    substance that forms
  152. -porosis
    condition of pores (spaces)
  153. -prandial
    pertaining to eating or mealtime
  154. -praxia
    action
  155. -ptosis
    falling; drooping; prolapse
  156. -ptysis
    spitting
  157. -rrhage
    -rrhagia
    bursting forth (of blood)
  158. -rrhaphy
    suture
  159. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  160. -rrhexis
    rupture
  161. -salpinx
    fallopian tube; oviduct
  162. -schsis
    spit
  163. -scler
  164. -scleosis
    hardening
  165. -scope
    instrument used for visual examination
  166. -scopy
    visual examination
  167. -sis
    state of; condition
  168. -sol
    solution
  169. -some
    body
  170. -somnia
    sleep
  171. -spadia
    to tear; cut
  172. -spasm
    sudden contraction of muscles
  173. -sphyxia
    pulse
  174. -stasis
    stopping; controlling; placing
  175. -static
    pertaining to stopping; controlling
  176. -stenosis
    tightening; stricture
  177. -sthenia
    strength
  178. -stital
    pertaining to standing or positioned
  179. -stomia
    condition of the mouth
  180. -stomy
    new opening (to form a mouth)
  181. -supression
    stopping
  182. -tension
    pressure
  183. -threapy
    treatment
  184. -thorax
    chest; pleural cavity
  185. -thymia
    mind (condition of)
  186. -thymic
    thyroid gland; shield
  187. -tic
    pertaining to
  188. -tocia
    labor; birth (condition of)
  189. -tocin
    labor; birth (a substance for)
  190. -tome
    instrument to cut
  191. -tomy
    process of cutting
  192. -tory
    pertaining to
  193. -tresia
    opening
  194. -tripsy
    crushing
  195. -tropia
    to turn
  196. -tropic
    pertaining to stimulating
  197. -trophy
    nourishment; development (condition of)
  198. -tropin
    stimulate; act on
  199. -um
    structure; tissue; thing
  200. -uria
    urination; condition of urine
  201. -us
    structure; thing
  202. -verse
    -version
    to turn
  203. -y
    condition; process

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