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Congenital anomaly

Irregularly presented at birth

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Against taking a medication

Contraindiction

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Dialysis

Completely separate waste material from blood

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Dyspnea

Difficulty or painful breathing

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Dysplasia

Abnormal growth or development

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Ectopic pregnancy

Embryo develops outside the uterus

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Endotracheal

Pertaining to inside the trachea

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Epigastric

Pertaining to above the stomach

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Euthyroid

Normal thyroid

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Euphoria

Feeling good

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Hemiglossectomy

Removal of half the tongue

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Hemicolectomy

Removal of half the colon

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Hypodermic

Pertaining below the skin

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Insomniac

Not sleeping

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Infracostal

Pertaining to beneath the ribs

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Intercostal

Pertaining to between the ribs

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Macrocephalic

Pertaining to a large head

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Malaise

Bad ease

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Metastasis

Beyond control

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Neoplasm

New growth

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Pancytopenia

Deficiency of all cells

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Paralysis

Abnormal loss of movement on one side of the body

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Percutaneous

Pertaining to through the skin

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Pericardium

Surrounding the structure of the heart

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Periosteum

Structure surrounding the bone

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Polymorphonuclear

Pertaining to many shaped nuclei

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Polyneuritis

Inflammation of many nerves

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Postpartum

Pertaining to after birth

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Postoperative

After surgery

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Prenatal

Pertaining to before birth

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Prodromal

Sign and symptoms that occur before the actual illness

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Prolapsed

Sliding forward

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Pseudocyesis

False pregnancy

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Relapse

Returning of a disease or it's symptoms

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Retroperitoneal

Pertaining to behind the peritoneal

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Retroflexion

Bending backward

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Subcutaneous

Pertaining to under the skin

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Suprapubic

Pertaining able the pubic bone

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Syndactyly

Webbed together

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Tachypnea

Fast breathing

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Tachycardia

Pertaining fast heart beat

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transfusion

Transfer of blood from one person to another

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Transurethral

Pertaining across the urethral

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Transdermal

Pertaining across the skin

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Meals cf

Cib/o

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Skin cf

Cutane/o

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Fingers, toes cf

Dactyl/o

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To lead, carry cf

Duct/o

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Forking, branching cf

Furc/o

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Protection cf

Immun/o

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To bind, tie, connect

Nect/o

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Rule, order cf

Norm/o

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Pubic cf

Pub/o

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Infection cf

Seps/o

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Sleep cf

Somn/o

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Sound cf

Son/o

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To put, place cf

The/o

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Nipple cf

Thel/o
Theli/o

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Thyroid gland cf

Thyr/o

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Place, position, location cf

Top/o

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Uretrha cf

Urethr/o

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To secrete s

-crine

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To run s

-drome

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Coming together, to pour s

-fusion

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Substance that produces s

-gen

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To slide, fall, sag s

-lapse

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To send s

-mission

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One who s

-or

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Oxygen s

-oxia

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To bear, carry, feeling s

-phoria

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To grow s

-physis

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Development, formation, growth s

-plasia

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Structure or formation s

-plasm

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Breathing s

-pnea

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Falling, drooping, prolapse s

-ptosis

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Stopping, controlling s

-stasis

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Development, nourishment s

-trophy