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-cele

hernia

2

-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

3

-coccus (-cocci)

berry shaped bacterium

4

-dynia

pain

5

-genesis

condition of producing, forming

6

-graph

instrument of recording

7

-graphy

process of recording

8

-lysis

breakdown
destruction
separation

9

-malacia

softening

10

-megaly

enlargement

11

-opsy

to view

12

-phobia

fear

13

-penia

deficiency

14

-plasia

development
formation
growth

15

-plasty

surgical repair

16

-ptosis

drooping
falling
prolapse

17

-sclerosis

hardening

18

-stasis

controlling
stopping

19

-stomy

opening to form a mouth

20

-therapy

treatment

21

-trophy

development