Select Combining Forms, Related Suffixes, and Meanings

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cyt/o

cyte

cell

2

gen/o

-genic

-genesis

beginning, origin

produced by or in

producing or forming

3

gram/o

-gram

-graph

-graphy

to record

a record

instrument for recording

process of recording

4

kinesi/o

-kinesia

-kinesis

movement

motion

5

leps/o

-lepsy

seizure

6

lys/o

-lysin

-lysiss

-lytic

destruction, dissolving

that which destroys

process of destroying

capable of producing destruction

7

malac/o

-malacia

soft, softening

abnormal softening

8

megal/o

-megaly

large, enlarged

enlargement

9

metr/o

-meter

-metry

measure, uterine tissue

instrument used to measure

process of measuring

10

path/o

-pathy

disease

11

phag/o

-phagia

-phagic

-phagy

eat, ingest

eating, swallowing

12

phas/o

-phasia

speech

13

pleg/o

-plegia

paralysis

14

schis/o, schiz/o, schist/o

-schisis

split, cleft

15

scler/o

-sclerosis

hard

hardening

16

scop/o

-scope

-scopy

to examine , to view

instrument used for viewing

process for examining visually

17

troph/o

-trophic

-trophy

nutrition