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-tropin

nourish; develop; stimulate

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-cytosis

condition of cells

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-version

to turn

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-dynia

pain

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-emesis

vomiting

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-cele

hernia; herniation

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-emia

blood condition

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-ia; -iasis

abnormal condition

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-itis

inflammation

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-lysis;-lytic

breakdown; destruction

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-paresis

slight paralysis

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

decreased number

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-phobia

abnormal fear

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-plegia

paralysis

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-ptosis

drooping; sagging; prolapse

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-ptysis

spitting up

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-(r)rhage; -(r)hagia

bursting forth of blood

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-(r)hea

flow; discharge

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-(r)rhexis

rupture

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-spasm

contraction; twitching

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-stenosis

narrowing; tightening

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-desis

binding together

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-ectasia; -ectasis

stretching; dilation