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centesis

surgical puncture

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clasis

to break; surgical fracture

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desis

binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)

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ectomy

excision, removal

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lysis

separation;destruction;loosening

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pexy

fixation (of an organ)

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plasty

surgical repair

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rrhaphy

suture

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stomy

forming of an opening (mouth)

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tome

instrument to cut

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tomy

incision

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tripsy

crushing

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gram

record, writing

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graph

instrument for recording

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graphy

process of recording

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meter

instrument for measuring

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metry

act of measuring

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scope

instrument for examining

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scopy

visual examination

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algia

pain

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dynia

pain

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cele

hernia, swelling

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ectasis

dilation, expansion

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edema

swelling

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emesis

vomiting

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emia

blood condition

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iasis

abnormal condition (produced by something specific)

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itis

inflammation

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lith

stone, calculus

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malacia

softening

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megaly

enlargement

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oma

tumor

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osis

abnormal condition; increase (used with WBC''s)

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pathy

disease

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penia

decrease, deficiency

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phobia

fear

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plegia

paralysis

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rrhage, rrhagia

bursting (of)

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rrhea

discharge, flow

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rrhexis

rupture

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stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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toxic

poison

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trophy

nourishment, development

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a/an

without, not

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circum/peri

around

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dia/trans

through, across

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dipl/diplo

double

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dys

bad, painful, difficult

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endo, intra

in, within

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homo, homeo

same

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hypo

under, below, deficient

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macro

large

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micro

small

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mono, uni

one

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post

after, behind

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pre, pro

before, in front of

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primi

first

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retro

backward, behind

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super

upper, above