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-cele

Hernia. Tumor, swelling

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-itis

Inflammation

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-lith

Stone

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-lysis

Destruction, separation

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-malacia

Softening

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-megaly

Enlargement, large

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-oid

Resemble

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-oma

Tumor

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-osis

Condition of

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-pathy

Disease

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-penia

Deficiency

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-phobia

Fear

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-plegia

Paralysis, stroke

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-ptosis

Drooping

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-ptysis

Spitting

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-rrhage

Bursting forth

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-rrhagia

Bursting forth

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

Rupture

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-centesis

Surgical puncture

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-desis

Binding

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-ectomy

Surgical incision

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-gram

Weight, mark, record

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-meter

Measure

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-opsy

To view

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-pexy

Surgical fixation

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

Suture

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-scope

Instrument

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-scopy

To view

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-stasis

Control, stopping

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-stomy

New opening

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-tome

Instrument to cut

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-tomy

Incision

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-blast

Immature or germ cell

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-cyte

Cell

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-ist

One who specializes, agent

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-logy

Study of

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-phagia

To eat

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-phasia

To speak

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-philia

Attraction

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-phraxis

To obstruct

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-pysis

Growth

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-plasia

Formation, produce

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-pnea

Breathing

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-poiesis

Formation

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-therapy

Treatment

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-trophy

Nourishment, development

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-uria

Urine

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-ac

Pertaining to

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-al

Pertaining to

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-ar

Pertaining to

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-ic

Pertaining to

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-in

Pertaining to

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-ine

Pertaining to

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-ous

Pertaining to

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-us

Pertaining to

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-y

Process, condition of, pertaining to

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-hexia

Condition of

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-ia

Condition of

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-iasis

Condition of

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-ism

Condition of

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-ity

Condition of

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-osis

Condition of

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-sis

Condition of

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-algia, -dynia

Pain