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Glossary of Combining Forms and Related Suffixes

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Cyt/o
cyte
cell
gen/o

genic

genesis



beginning or origin

produced by/in

producing or forming



gram/o

-gram

-graph

-graphy





to record

a record

instrument for recording

process of recording





kinesi/o

-kinesia
-kinesis


movement

movement or motion

leps/o

-lepsy

seizure

seizure

lys/o

-lysin

-lysis

-lytic





destruction or desolving

that which destroys

process of destroying

capable of destruction





malac/o

malacia

soft or softening

abnormal softening



megal/o
enlarge or enlarged
metr/o

-meter

-metri



measure or uterine tissue

instrument used

process of measuring



path/o

-pathy

disease

disease

phag/o

-phagia

-phagic

-phage





eat or ingest

eating and swallowing

phas/o

-phasia

speech

speech

pleg/o

-plegia

paralysis

paralysis

schis/o

schiz/o

schist/o

-schisis





split and cleft
scler/o

sclerosis

hard

hardening

scop/o

-scope

-scopy



to examine or view

instrument for viewing

process of viewing



troph/o

-trophic

-trophy



nutrition

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