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-cele

Hernia

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-Coccus (singular)

Berry-shapes

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-cocci (plural)

Bacterium
Plural bacteria

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-dynia

Pain

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-genesis

Condition of producing, forming

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-graph

Instrument for recording

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-graphy

Process of recording

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-lysis

Breakdown, destruction, separation

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-malacia

Softening

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-megaly

Enlargement

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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, falling, prolapse

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-sclerosis

Hardening

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-stasis

Controlling, stopping

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-stomy

Opening to form a mouth (stoma)

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-therapy

Treatment

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-trophy

Development, nourishment

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-er

One who

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-ia

Condition

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-ole

Little, small

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-ule

Little, small

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-um, -ium

Structure, tissue

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-us

Structure, substance

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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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-oid

Resembling, derived from

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-ose

Pertaining to, full of

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-ous

Pertaining to

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-tic

Pertaining to