suffixes and combining form from Greek

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suffixes and combining form from Greek
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  1. -ectomy
    surgical removal of
  2. -emia
    "condition of the blood", occasionally, "congestion of blood in"
  3. -in, ine
    chemical substance
  4. -itis
    inflammation of, inflammatory disease of
  5. -meter
    a device for measuring
  6. -logist
    one who studies
  7. -logy
    study of, science of, rarely collection of
  8. -oma
    usually "tumor arising in or composed of", sometimes "swelling containing"; rarely "diseased condtion", "result of"
  9. -osis
    "diseased condition of" sometimes "act of", "process of" like -sis, of which this is a form
  10. -path
    one who suffers from a disease of, one who treats a disease
  11. -pathy
    disease of, treatment of disease of or by
  12. -rrhea
    abnormal discharge of, flow
  13. -therapy
    treatment of or by
  14. -tomy
    surgical operation on, surgical cutting of
  15. arthr-
    joint, articulation
  16. cardi-
    heart
  17. cephal-
    head, skull, brain
  18. chlor-
    light green, yellowish-green
  19. cirrh-
    yellow, tawny
  20. dendr-
    tree, tree-like structure
  21. enter-
    intestine
  22. hydr-
    water
  23. hyster-
    uterus
  24. leuc-, leuk-,
    white
  25. mast-
    breast
  26. melan-
    dark, black
  27. my-, mus-, myos-
    muscle
  28. myc-, mycet-
    fungus, mould
  29. nephr-
    kidney
  30. neur-
    nerve
  31. ophthalm-
    eye
  32. oste-
    bone
  33. ot-
    ear
  34. -phleb-
    vein
  35. psych-
    mind
  36. sthen-
    strength
  37. tachy-/tach-
    swift/speed
  38. tox-
    poison
  39. xanth-
    yellow

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