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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-tripsy

crushing

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-tomy

incision

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-rrhapy

suture

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-lysis

seperation, destruction, loosening

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-pexy

fixation

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-stomy

forming an opening (mouth)

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-desis

binding, fixation( of a bone or joint)

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-gram

record, writing

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-scopy

visual examination

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-scope

instrument for examination

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

process of recording

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-metry

act of measuring

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-algia/dynia

pain

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-plasia/plasm

formation, growth

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-gen/genesis

forming, producing, origin

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-itis

inflammation

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-rrhage/rrhagia

busting forth

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-megaly

enlargement

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-cele

hernia, swelling

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-edema

swelling

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-pathy

disease

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-rrhea

discharge, flow

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

abnormal condition; increase( usually used with blood cells)

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-lith

stone, calculus

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-spasm

constriction, twitch

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-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-plegia

paralysis

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

blood condition

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-iasis

abnormal condition

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pertaining to

ac, al, ar, ary, ic, ile, ous

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condition

esis, ia, ism

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specialist

ician, ist

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medicine; treatment

iatry

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dipl/diplo-

double

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macro-

large

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homo/homeo-

same

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mono/uni-

one

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micro-

small

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circum/peri-

around

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a/an-

without, not

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super-

upper, above

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post-

after, behind

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pre/pro-

before, in front

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primi-

first

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dia/trans-

through, across