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-er
-or

one who

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-ia

condition

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-ist

specialist

4

-ole
-ule

little
small

4

-um
-ium

-

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-ac
-iac
-al
-ar
-arm
-eal
-ous
-tic

pertaining to

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-blast

embryonic
immature

7

-oid

resembling

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-crine

to secrete

9

-drome

to run

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-fusion

coming together
to pour

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-gen

substance that produces

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-lapse

to slide
fall
sag

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-lysis

breakdown
destruction
separation

14

-meter

to measure

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-mission

to send

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-oxia

oxygen

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-partum

birth
labor

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-phoria

to bear carry
feeling

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-physis

to grow

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-plasia

development
formation
growth

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-plasm

structure
formation

22

-pnea

breathing

23

-ptosis

falling
dropping
prolapse

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-rrhea

discharge
free flow

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-stasis

to stop
control

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-trophy

nourishment
development