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afebrile

Pertaining to a normal body temperature (no fever)

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anicteric

Without jaundice

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bifurcate

Forked

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decompensation

Failure of a system

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enucleate

Remove the kernel of; for example removal of a cataract

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extraocular

Pertaining to outside the eye

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hypoplasia

underdevelopment of a tissue, organ, or body

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lumen

space within an artery, vein, intestine or tube

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multifocal

pertaining to many locations

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occlusion

state of being closed

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parasternal

pertaining to the either side of the sternum

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pericardial

pertaining to the pericardium

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polydactyly

pertaining to having more than the normal numbers of fingers or toes

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