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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