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LOG-

i.e: logy, logist
study, science, the study or science of one who specializes in a certain study or science

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MALAC-

i.e: -malacia
the softening (of tissues) of

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SCLER-

i.e -sclerosis
the hardening (of tissues) of

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STEN-

i.e -stenosis
narrowing (of part of the body)

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TOX-

i.e: -toxic, -toxin
poisonous (to an organ), a substance poisonous to (a part of the body)