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  1. ac
    pertaining to
  2. agra
    excessive pain
  3. al
    pertaining to
  4. algia
    pain
  5. ar
    pertaining to
  6. algia
    pain
  7. ar
    pertaining to
  8. arche
    beginning
  9. ary
    pertaining to
  10. ase
    enyzme
  11. asthenia
    lack of strength
  12. blast
    embryonic; immature
  13. cele
    hernia
  14. cidal
    killing
  15. clasis
    break
  16. clast
    break
  17. clysis
    irrigation; washing
  18. crine
    secrete; separate
  19. crit
    separate
  20. cusis
    hearing
  21. cyesis
    pregnancy
  22. cyte
    cell
  23. cytosis
    cells, condition of
  24. drome
    run
  25. dynia
    pain
  26. dys
    bad, painful, difficult
  27. eal
    pertaining to
  28. ectasia/ ectasis
    stretching; dilation
  29. ectomy
    removal; excision; resection
  30. emesis
    vomiting
  31. emia
    blood condition
  32. er
    one who
  33. fusion
    pour
  34. genesis
    producing, condition of, forming
  35. genic
    produced by or in
  36. globin/globulin
    protein
  37. grade
    go
  38. gram
    record
  39. graph
    instrument for recording
  40. graphy
    recording; process of
  41. ia/ic//ior
    pertaining to
  42. iasis
    condition
  43. ism
    process
  44. ist
    specialist
  45. itis
    inflammation
  46. ium
    structure; tissue
  47. kinesia
    movement
  48. lemma
    sheath; covering
  49. logy
    study
  50. lysis
    break down; separate; destruction
  51. lytic
    reduce; destroy
  52. malacia
    softening
  53. mania
    obsessive preoccupation
  54. megaly
    enlargement
  55. meter
    measure
  56. mimetic
    mimic; copy
  57. oid
    resembling
  58. ole
    little; small
  59. ologist
    specialist in the study of
  60. logy
    study of
  61. oma
    tumor
  62. opia
    vision
  63. opsy
    view
  64. or
    one who
  65. ose/ous
    pertaining to
  66. osis
    condition; abnormal
  67. osmia
    smell
  68. para
    births (viable offspring)
  69. paresis
    slight paralysis
  70. partum
    birth; labor
  71. pathy
    disease process
  72. penia
    decreased number
  73. pepsia
    digestion
  74. pexy
    fixation
  75. phagia
    eating; swallowing
  76. pheresis
    removal
  77. philia
    attraction for (increase in numbers)
  78. phobia
    fear
  79. phonia
    voice; sound
  80. phoresis
    carrying; transmission
  81. phoria
    feeling (mental state)
  82. phylaxis
    protection
  83. physis
    grow; growth
  84. phyte
    plant
  85. plasia
    formation; development; growth
  86. plasm
    growth; formation
  87. plastic
    pertaining to formation
  88. plasty
    surgical repair
  89. plegia
    paralysis; palsy
  90. pnea
    breathing
  91. poiesis
    formation
  92. porosis
    passage
  93. praxia
    action
  94. ptosis
    drooping; sagging; prolapse
  95. ptysis
    spitting
  96. rrhage/rrhagia
    bursting forth of blood
  97. rrhea
    flow; discharge
  98. schisis
    to split
  99. sclerosis
    hardening
  100. scope
    instrument for visual examination
  101. scopy
    process of visually examining
  102. sis
    state of; condition
  103. somnia
    sleep
  104. spasm
    contraction of muscles (sudden); twitching
  105. sphyxia
    pulse
  106. stalsis
    contraction
  107. stasis
    control; stop
  108. static
    stopping; controlling
  109. stenosis
    tightening; stricture
  110. sthenia
    strength
  111. stomy
    new opening
  112. therapy
    treatment
  113. thorax
    pleural cavity; chest
  114. thymia
    mind
  115. tic
    pertaining to
  116. tocia
    labor; birth
  117. tocin
    labor; delivery
  118. tome
    instrument to cut
  119. tomy
    cutting; process of; incision; section
  120. tresia
    opening
  121. trophy
    nourishment; development
  122. tropia
    turn
  123. tropin
    nourish; develop; stimulate
  124. ule
    little; small
  125. um
    structure; tissue
  126. uria
    urination; urine
  127. version
    to turn

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