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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, -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