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-algesia

condition of pain

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-ant

forming

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-ase

enzyme

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-ate

use, action

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-blast

immature cell

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-cide

to kill

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-crit

to separate

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-cuspid

point

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-cyst

bladder, sac

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-cyte

cell

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-dipsia

thirst

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-drome

that which runs together

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-er

relating to, one who

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-gen

formation

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-genesis

formation

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-ide

having particular quality

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-ive

nature of, quality of

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-logy

study of

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-lymph

clear fluid, serum, pale fluid

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-or

one who

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-phil

attraction

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-stasis

control

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-therapy

treatment

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-thermy

heat

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-um

tissue, structure

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-uria

urine

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-ac

pertaining to

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-ad

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ile

pertaining to

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-ior

pertaining to

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-ose

pertaining to

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-ous

pertaining to

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-tic

pertaining to

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-us

pertaining to

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-y

pertaining to

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-cle

small or minute

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-icle

small or minute

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-ole

small or minute

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-ula

small or minute

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-ule

small or minute

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-algia

pain

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-asthenia

weakness

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-betes

to go

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-cele (3 meanings)

hernia, swelling, tumor

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-cusis

hearing

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-derma

skin

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-dynia

pain

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-ectasis (2 meanings)

dilation, distention

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-edema

swelling

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-emesis

vomiting

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-ion

process

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-itis

inflammation

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-kinesis

motion

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-lepsy

seizure

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-lexia

diction

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-malacia

softening

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-mania

madness

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-megaly

enlargement

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-mnesia

memory

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-noia

mind

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-oid

resemble

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-oma

tumour

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-opia

vision

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-oxia

oxygen

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

deficiency

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-pepsia

to digest

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-phagia

to eat, swallow

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-phasia

speech

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-phobia

fear

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-plasia

formation

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-plasm

a thing formed

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-plegia

paralysis

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-pnea

breathing

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-clasis

a break

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-desis

binding

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

recording

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-ize (3 meanings)

to make, treat, or combine with

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-lysis

destruction

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-meter

instrument to measure

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-metry

measurement

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-opsy

to view

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-pheresis

remove

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-scope

instrument for examining

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-scopy

visual examination

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-stomy

new opening

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tomy

incision

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-tripsy

crushing

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