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-ac

pertaining to

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-agogue

promoter, stimulator

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-al

pertaining to

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-algesia

pain

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-algia

pain

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-ar

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to

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-ase

enzyme

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-blast

immature cell, productive cell, embryonic cell

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-capnia

carbon dioxide (level of)

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-cele

hernia, localized dilation

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-centesis

puncture, tap

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-clasis, -clasia

breaking

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-cyte

cell

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-desis

binding, fusion

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-dilation, -dilatation

expansion, widening

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-ectasia, -ectasis

dilation, dilatation, distention

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-ectomy

excision, surgical removal

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-edema

accumulation of fluid, swelling

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-emia

condition of blood

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-esthesia, -esthesi/o

sensation

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-form

like, resembling

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-gen, -genesis

origin, formation

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-geusia

sense of taste

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-gram

record of data

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-graph

instrument for recording data

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-graphy

act of recording data

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-hemi

half, one side

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-hemia

condition of blood

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-ia

condition of

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-ian

specialist

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-ia/sis

condition of

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-iatrics

medical specialty

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-iatry

medical specialty

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ical

pertaining to

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-ics

medical specialty

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-ile

pertaining to

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-ism

condition of

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-lalia

speech

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-lepsy

seizure

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-lexia

reading

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-listhesis

slipping

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

separation, loosening, dissolving, destruction

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-lytic

dissolving, reducing, loosening

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-malacia

softening

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-mania

excited state, obsession

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-megaly

enlargement

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-metry

measurement of

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-mimetic

mimicking, simulating

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-necrosis

death of tissue

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-odynia

pain

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-oid

like, resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-opia

eye, vision

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-opsia

vision

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-ory

pertaining to

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-ose

sugar

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-o/sis

condition of

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-osmia

sense of smell

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-ous

pertaining to

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-oxia

oxygen (level of)

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-paresis

partial paralysis, weakness

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-pathy

disease, any disease of

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-penia

decrease in, decrease of

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-phasia

speech

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-philic

attracting, absorbing

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-phobia

fear

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-phonia

voice

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-plasia

formation, molding, development

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-plasty

plastic repair, plastic surgery, reconstruction

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-plegia

paralysis

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-pnea

breathing

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-poiesis

formation, production

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-ptosis

dropping, drooping, downward displacement, prolapse

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-rhage, -rhagia

bursting forth, profuse flow, hemorrhage

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-rhaphy

surgical repair, suture

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-rhea

flow, discharge

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-rhexis

rupture

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-schisis

fissure, splitting

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-scope

instrument for viewing or examining

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-scopy

examination of

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-sis

condition of

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-some

body, small body

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-spasm

sudden contraction, cramp

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-stasis

suppression, stoppage

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-spermia

condition of sperm

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-stenosis

narrowing, constriction

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-stomy

surgical creation of an opening

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-tome

instrument for incising (cutting)

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-tomy

incision, cutting

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-toxin

poison

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-tripsy

crushing

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-tropic

act(ing) on, affect(ing)

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-trophy, -trophia

feeding, growth, nourishment

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-uresis

urination

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-uria

condition of urine, urination

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-y

condition of