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-blast

embryonic or immature

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-cele

hernia or herniation

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-genesis

generate, develop

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-iatrist

specialist, physician

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-malacia

softening

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-oid

resembling, like

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-oma

tumor

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-philia

love or attraction, affinity for

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-plasia

development, formation

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-plasm

growth of tissue

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-tomy

incision

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-trophy

development, growth

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-tropic

affecting

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-ectomy

surgical removal; excision; cutting out

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-otomy

surgical incision; cutting into; making an incision

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-ostomy or -stomy

to form a new opening surgically

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anti-

against

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dys-

difficult, painful

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hydro-

water

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hyper-

above, increased, more than

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hypo-

below, decreased, less than

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neo-

new

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aden/o

gland

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carcin/o

cancer

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cephal/o

head

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cerebr/o

cerebrum

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crani/o

skull or cranium

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emes/o; emet/o; emetic/o

vomiting

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epitheli/o

epithelial

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encephal/o

brain, inside head

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esthesi/o

physical feeling, sensation

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lei/o

smooth

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mening/o

meninges

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my/o

muscle

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myel/o

spinal cord, bone marrow

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nat/o

birth

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ne/o

new

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neur/o

nerve

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onc/o

tumor

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oste/o

bone

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papill/o

small elevation of tissue

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pariet/o

wall

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periton/o

peritoneum

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poli/o

gray

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psych/o

mind/mental

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rhabd/o

rod shaped

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spin/o

spinal

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viscer/o

organ

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EEG

electroencephalogram

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EP

evoked potentials

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PSG

poly sonograms

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NCS

nerve conduction studies

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ENG

electronystagmograms

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met, metas, mets

metastasis

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IPV

inactivated polio vaccine

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CIS

cancer in situ

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CA

cancer

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CNS

central nervous system

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CSF

cerebrospinal fluid

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CVA

cerebrovascular accident

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LP

lumbar puncture

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MRI

magnetic resonance image