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  1. -algia, -dynia
    pain
  2. -cele
    hernia, swelling
  3. -ectasis
    dilation, expansion
  4. -edema
    swelling
  5. -emesis
    vomiting
  6. -emia
    blood condition
  7. -iasis
    abnormal condition (produced by something specific)
  8. -itis
    inflammation
  9. -lith
    stone, calculus
  10. -malacia
    softening
  11. -megaly
    enlargement
  12. -oma
    tumor
  13. -osis
    abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)
  14. -pathy
    disease
  15. -penia
    decrease, deficiency
  16. -phobia
    fear
  17. -plegia
    paralysis
  18. -rrhage, rrhagia
    bursting (of)
  19. -rrhea
    discharge, flow
  20. -rrhexis
    rupture
  21. -stenosis
    narrowing, stricture
  22. -toxic
    poison
  23. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  24. -scopy
    visual examination
  25. -scope
    instrument for examining
  26. -metry
    act of measuring
  27. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  28. -graphy
    process of recording
  29. -graph
    instrument for recording
  30. -gram
    record, writing
  31. -tripsy
    crushing
  32. -tomy
    incision
  33. -tome
    instrument to cut
  34. -stomy
    forming an opening (mouth)
  35. -rrhaphy
    suture
  36. -plasty
    surgical repair
  37. -pexy
    fixation (of an organ)
  38. -lysis
    separation; destruction; loosening
  39. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  40. -desis
    binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)
  41. -clasis
    to break; surgical fracture
  42. -centesis
    surgical puncture
  43. -ad
    toward
  44. -al
    pertaining to
  45. -algia
    pain
  46. -dynia
    pain
  47. -gen
    forming, producing, origin
  48. -genesis
    forming, producing, origin
  49. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  50. -logy
    study of
  51. -lysis
    separation; destruction; loosening
  52. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  53. -plasia
    formation, growth
  54. -toxic
    poison
  55. -cyte
    cell
  56. -derma
    skin
  57. -oma
    tumor
  58. -phoresis
    carrying, transmission
  59. -plasty
    surgical repair
  60. -therapy
    treatment

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