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endo

within

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epi

upon, above

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meta

beyond

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peri

around

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poly

many, much

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sym, syn

together, with

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acr, acr/o

extremity, point

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arthr, arthr/o

joint

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burs

joint

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chondr, chondr/o

cartilage

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dors/i

backward

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duct

to lead

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flex

to bend

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kyph

hump

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lord

bending

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orth/o

straight

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oste/o

bone

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ped, pedi

foot, child

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por

passage

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scol/i

curvature

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-al, -ic

pertaining to

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-algia

pain

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-blast

immature/germ cell

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-cele

hernia, tumor, swelling

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-cytes

cells

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-desis

surgical binding

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-ectomy

surgical excision

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-ist

one who specializes

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-itis

inflammation

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-logy

study of

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-malacia

softening

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-omion

shoulder

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-osis

condition of

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-pathy

disease

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-tomy

incision

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ab

away from