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Ab-

Away from

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Dys-

Difficult, painful, bad

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Endo-

Within or inside

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Hyper-

elevated or more than normal

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Poly-

many

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Pre-

before

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Sub-

below, under, less

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A-

without or no

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An-

without or no

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Ad-

toward

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Anti-

against

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Trans-

across

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Ultra-

above, increased, more than normal

14

Eu-

good, easy, normal

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Ex- or Exo-

without, out of, outside, or away from

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Ecto-

outside

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Hypo-

depressed or less than normal

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Intra-

within

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Oligo-

scant or little

20

Post-

after

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Super- or Supra-

above, beyond, or excessive

22

Epi-

upper

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Extra-

outside

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Infra-

below or beneath

25

Inter-

between

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Per-

throughout

27

Meta-

beyond

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-ac, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ine, -ous, -tic

pertaining to

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-pexy

suture to stabilize

31

-plasty

surgical repair

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-stomy

surgically created opening

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-tomy

cutting into

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove gas or fluid

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-gram

record of

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-graph

instrument that records

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-graphy

procedure that records

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-lysis

separation or breakdown

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-scope

instrument to visually examine

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-scopy

procedure to visually examine

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-therapy

treatment

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-rrhagia or -rrhage

bursting forth ex: hemerrage

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-rrhaphy

to suture

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-rrhea

flow, discharge ex: diarrhea

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-algia or -dynia

pain

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-itis

inflammation

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-malacia

abnormal softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

disease

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-sclerosis

abnormal hardening

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-um

structure