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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

weakness

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-cele

hernia, protrusion

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-dynia

pain

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-cytosis

abnormal cell condition (too many)

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-ectasis

dilated, stretched out

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-edema

swelling

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

condition of the blood

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-ia

state, condition

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-iasis

abnormal condition

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-ism

state of, condition

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-itis

inflammation

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-lith

stone

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-lysis

destruction

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-lytic

destruction

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-malacia

abnormal softening

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-megaly

enlargement, large

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-oma

tumor, mass

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

too few

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-phobia

fear

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-plegia

paralysis

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-ptosis

drooping

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-rrhage

bursting forth

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-rrhagia

bursting forth

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-rrhea

discharge, flow

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-sclerosis

hardened condition

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-spasm

involuntary muscle contraction

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-stasis

stopping

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-stenosis

narrowing

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-toxic

poision

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-uria

condition of the urine

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-clasia

surgical breaking

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-desis

surgical fixation

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-ectomy

surgical removal, exision

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-ostomy

surgically create an opening

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-otomy

cutting into, incision

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rraphy

suture

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tripsy

crushing

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-centesis

puncture to withdraw fluid

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-gram

record or picture

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

process of recording

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-manometer

instrument for measuring pressure

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-metry

process of measuring

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-scope

instrument for viewing

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-scopy

process of visually examining

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-cle

small

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-cyesis

pregnancy

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-cyte

cell

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-derma

skin condition

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-dopsia

thirst

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-esthesia

feeling, sensation

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-gen

that which produces

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-genesis

produces, generates

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-genic

producing

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-globin

protein

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-globulin

protein

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-gravida

pregnancy

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-kinesia

movement

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-oid

resemblind

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-ole

small

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-opia

vision

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-opsy

view of

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--osmia

sense of smell

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-oxia

oxygen

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-para

to bear (offspring)

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-partum

birth, labor

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-pepsia

digestion

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-phagia

eating, swallowing

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-phasia

speech

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-phil

attracted to

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-phonia

voice

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-plasm

formation, development

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-pnea

breathing

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-poiesis

formation

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-porosis

porous

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-ptysis

spitting up, coughing up

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-therapy

treatment

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-thorax

chese

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-trophic

development

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-trophy

nourishment, devekopment

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-ule

small

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-er

one who

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-atric

medical specialty

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-atrist

physician

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-ician

specialist

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-ist

specialist

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-logist

one who studies

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-logy

study of

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-ac

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-an

pertaining to

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-ar

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to

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-atic

pertaining to

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-eal

pertaining to

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ine

pertaining to

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-ior

pertaining to

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-nic

pertaining to

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-ory

pertaining to

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-ose

pertaining to

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-ous

pertaining to

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-tic

pertaining to