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Glossary of Medical Terminology Lesson 04

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aut
combining form; self
crin
combining form; secrete, secretion
esthe(s)
combining form; sensation, sensitivity, sense
gen(e)
combining form; come into being, produce
gram
compound suffix form; a record of the activity of an organ
graph
compound suffix form; an instrument for recording the activity of an organ
iatr
combining form; healer, physician; treatment
idi
combining form; of one's self
kine
combining form; move
kines(i)
combining form; movement, motion
ly(s)
combining form; destroy, break down
myx
combining form; mucus
orth
combining form; straight, erect; normal
ot
combining form; ear
path
combining form; disease
phil
combining form; love; have an affinity for
pt
combining form; fall, sag, drop, prolapse
pyr
combining form; fever, burning
pyret
combining form; fever
pyrex
combining form; be feverish
rhe
combining form; run, flow, secrete
rhag
combining form; burst forth, flow profusely, hemorrhage
rhex
combining form; rupture
rhin
combining form; nose
scop
combining form; look at, examine
sep
combining form; be infected
ta
combining form; stretching
tel
combining form; end, completion
ten, tenon(t)
combining form; tendon
therap(eu)
combining form; treat medically, heal
tom
combining form; a cutting, slice, incision
ton
combining form; tone, tension
gen
compound suffix form; substance that produces something
genesis
compound suffix form; formation, origin
genic
compound suffix form; causing, producing, caused
genous
compound suffix form; by, produced by or in
graphy
compound suffix form; 1) the recording of the activity of an organ 2) a descriptive treatise (on a subject)
lysis
compound suffix form; dissolution, reduction, decomposition, disintegration
lytic
compound suffix form; pertaining to dissolution or decomposition, disintegration
pathy
compound suffix form; disease
ptosis
compound suffix form; dropping, sagging, prolapse (of an organ or part)
rrhagia
compound suffix form; profuse discharge, hemorrhage
rrhea
compound suffix form; profuse discharge, excessive secretion
rrhexis
compound suffix form; bursting (of tissues), rupture
scope
compound suffix form; an instrument for examining
scopy
compound suffix form; examination
tome
compound suffix form; a surgical instrument for cutting
tomy
compound suffix form; surgical incision

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