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-algia

pain

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-emia

blood condition

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-genic, -genesis

to generate, development, production

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-gram

picture or record

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-graph

instrument used to make a recording or picture

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-graphy

process of using a recording instrument

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-grapher

person who makes the recording or picture

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-lysis

destruction, breakdown

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

increase in number or condition

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-penia

decrease in number or low number

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-phobia

fear

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-plasty

repair

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-scope

instrument for viewing, visual examination

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-scopy

process of visually examining, procedure or process

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-stasis

control or stopping

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brady-

slow

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tachy-

fast

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a/an-

without

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peri-

surrounding

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epi-

upon

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endo-

inside or inner

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my/o

muscle layer

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aneurysm/o

widening

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angi/o

vessel

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aort/o

aorta

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arteri/o

artery

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ather/o

thick, fatty

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cardi/o

heart

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ech/o

sound made by "reflected" sound waves

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electr/o

electricity

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erythr/o

red

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fibr/o

fibrous

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hem/o

blood

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hemat/o

blood

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isch/o

stopped flow

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leuk/o

white

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lip/o

fat

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lymph/o

lymph

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man/o

thin substance

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melan/o

black

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phleb/o

vein

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radi/o

x-ray, radiation

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rhythm/o

rhythm

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scler/o

hard

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steth/o

chest

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son/o

sound

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syphygm/o

pulse

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thromb/o

clot, blood clot

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tom/o

slice or plane

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vas/o

vessel

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cyan/o

blue

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xanth/o

yellow