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-poiesis

formation

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-ptosis (4 similar meanings)

prolapse, drooping, sagging, falling down

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-ptysis

spitting

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-rrhagia

to burst forth

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-rrhage

to burst forth

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-rrhea (2 meanings)

flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-scope

instrument for examining

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-scopy

visual examination

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tomy

incision

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-al

pertaining to

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-ion

process

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ive (2 similar meanings)

nature of, quality of

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-sepsis

decay

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-y

condition

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-ary

pertaining to

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-opsy

to view

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-hexia

condition

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-grade

a step

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-meter

measure

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-fuge

to flee

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-therapy

treatment

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-gnosis

knowledge

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-phoresis

to carry

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-ant

forming

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-logy

study of

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-ous

pertaining to

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-ism

condition

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-osis

condition

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-pathy

disease

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-ar

pertaining to

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-genic

formation, produce

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-drome

that which runs together

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-graphy

recording

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