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-algia

pain

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-cele

hernia

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-coccus (-cocci)

berry-shaped bacterium

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-cyte

cell

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-dynia

pain

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-emia

blood condition

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-er

one who

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-genesis

condition of producing, forming

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-gram

record

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

process of recording

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-ia

condition

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

breakdown, destruction, separation

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-ole

little, small

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-oma

tumor, mass, swelling, collection of fluid

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-opsy

process of viewing (under a microscope)

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-osis

condition, usually abnormal

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-pathy

disease condition

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-penia

deficiency

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-phobia

fear

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-plasia

development, formation, growth

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-ptosis

drooping, sagging, prolapse

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

process of visual examination

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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-stomy

opening to form a mouth (stoma)

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-therapy

treatment

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-tomy

incision, cutting into

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-trophy

-development, nourishment

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-ule

little, small

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-um, -ium

structure, tissue

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-us

structure, thing

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-y

process, condition

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-ac, -iac

pertaining to

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-al

pertaining to

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-ar

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to

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-eal

pertaining to

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-genic

pertaining to producing, produced by or in

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-ic, -ical

pertaining to

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-oid

resembling

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-ose

pertaining to, full of

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-ous

pertaining to

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-tic

pertaining to

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sarc/o

flesh

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chondr/o

cartilage

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cyst/o

urinary bladder or sac of fluid

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morph/o

shape or form

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phleb/o

vein

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isch/o

hold back, back

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splen/o

spleen

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onc/o

tumor