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-ac; -al; -ar; -ary

pertaining to

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-crine

to secrete

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-crit

to separate

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-cyte

cell

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-gen; -genesis; -genic

producing; forming

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-globin; -globulin

protein

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-gram

record; picture

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-iac; -ic

pertaining to

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-oid

like; resembling

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-(o)logist

specialist

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-(o)logy

study of

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-ous

pertaining to

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-pepsia

digestion

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-phagia

eating; swallowing

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-phonia

voice; sound

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-phoresis

carrying; transmission

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-phoria

feeling; mental state

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-pnea

breathing

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-poiesis

formation

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-scope

instrument of viewing

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-scopy

process of viewing

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-somnia

sleep

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-stasis

control; stop

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-therapy

treatment

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-thorax

chest; pleural cavity

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-tocia

labor; birth

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-tresia

opening

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-trophy

growth; development

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-algia

pain