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Adenoma
Aden/ (R)
-oma (S)

Tumor of the gland

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Adenopathy
Aden/o (CF/R)
-pathy (S)

Disease of the gland

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Anemia
An- (P)
-emia (S)

Condition without blood

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Arthralgia
Arthr/ (R)
-algia (S)

Pain in joints

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Arthritis
Arthr/ (R)
-itis (S)

Inflammation

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Autopsy
Aut- (P)
-opsy (S)

Process of looking at self

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Cardiac
Cardi/ (R)
-ac (S)

Pertaining to the heart

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Cardiology
Cardi/o (CF)
-logy (S)

Study of the heart

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Cerebral
Cerebr/ (R)
-al (S)

Pertaining to the brain

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Cystitis
Cyst/ (R)
-itis (S)

Inflammation of the bladder

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Cystoscopy
Cyst/o (CF)
-scopy (S)

Examine the bladder

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Cytology
Cyt/o (CF)
-logy (S)

Study of cells

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Dermatitis
Dermat/ (R)
-itis (S)

Inflammation of the skin

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Diagnosis
Dia- (P)
gnos/ (CF)
-sis (S)

Complete knowledge of condition

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Electroencephalogram
Electr/o (CF)
En-
Cephal/o (CF)
-gram (S)

Record of electrical activity in the head

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Endocrine
Endo- (P)
-crine (S)

Secrete in

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Epigastric
Epi- (P)
gastr/ (R)
-ic (S)

Pertaining to the upper stomach

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Erythrocyte
Erythr/o (CF)
-cyte (S)

Red cell

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Excision
Ex- (P)
cis (R)
-ion (S)

Process of cutting out

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Exocrine
Ex- (P)
-crine (S)

To secrete outward

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Gastrectomy
Gastr/ (R)
-ectomy (S)

Removal of the stomach

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Gastroenterology
Gastr/o (CF)
enter/o (CF)
-logy (S)

Study of the stomach and small intestine

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Gastrotomy
Gastr/o (CF)
-tomy (S)

Process of cutting the stomach

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Gynecologist
Gynec/o (CF)
-logist (S)

Woman specialist

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Hematoma
Hemat/ (R)
-oma (S)

Blood mass/tumor

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Hyperglycemia
Hyper- (P)
glyc/ (R)
-emia (S)

Blood condition with above sugar

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Hypodermic
Hypo- (P)
derm/ (R)
-ic (S)

Pertaining to deficient skin

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Iatrogenic
Iatr/o (CF)
gen/ (R)
-ic (S)

Produced by physician

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Leukemia
Leuk/ (R)
-emia (S)

White blood condition

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Nephrosis
Nephr/o (CF)
-sis (S)

Condition of kidney

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Neurologic
Neur/o (CF)
-logic (S)

Pertaining to the study of the nerves

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Oncologist
Onc/o (CF)
-logist (S)

Study of tumors

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Opthalmoscope
Opthalm/o (CF)
-scope (S)

Instrument for visual examination of the eye

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Osteitis
Oste/ (R)
-itis (S)

Bone inflammation

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Osteotomy
Oste/o (CF)
-tomy (S)

Process of cutting bone

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Radiology
Radi/o (CF)
-logy (S)

The study of x-rays

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Retrocardiac
Retr/o (CF)
cardi/ (R)
-ac (S)

Pertaining to behind the heart