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exo/crine

secretion released outside its source

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mycodermatitis

inflammation of the skin caused by a fungus

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dia/lysis

separation of substance in a solution

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hem/o/dia/lysis

removes waste from the blood by using an artificial kidney

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glyc/o/lysis

destruction/breakdown of glycogen

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thyroid/o/megaly

enlarged thyroid

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pneumon/o/myc/osis

fungus disease; condition of the lungs

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myc/osis

any condition caused by a fungus

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adrenopathy

any disease of the adrenal gland

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pyorrhea

discharge of pus

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gon/o/rrhea

sexual disease caused by neisseria

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dia/rrhea

flow through

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glyc/o/rrhea

flow, discharge of sugar from the body

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immunotherapy

process of giving injections so that a person may develop an immune response to certain diseases

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malariotherapy

treatment of people with malaria

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poly/uria

frequent urination

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poly/dipsia

increased thirst

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poly/phagia

abnormal increase in hunger

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pro/drome

running before a disease

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pro/gnostic

giving an indication concerning the outcome of a disease

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pro/cephalic

in the front of the head

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syn/dacty/ism

joint of two or more digits

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syn/ergism

interaction of agents (drugs) together

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syn/arthr/osis

an immovable joint, bones are fused together

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sym/podia

lower extremities are grown together

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sym/physis

growing together of parts

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sym/blepharon

eyelids have grown together

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adren/o/cortic/oid

hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex

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aer/o/cele

hernia of air

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diplo/bacillus

small aerobic gram-negative rod shaped bacilli