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Algia

Pain

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Ar, ary, eal

Pertaining to

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Cele

Hernia or protusion

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Centesis

Surgical procedure to aspirate fluid

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Ectasis

Stretching out, dilation, expansion

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Emia

In the blood, blood condition

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Gram

Record, radio graphic image

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Graphy

Process of recording, radiographic imaging

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Meter

Instrument used to measure

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Metry

Measurement

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Pexy

Surgical fixation, suspension

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Pnea

Breathing

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Rrhagia

Rapid flow of blood

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Scope

Instrument used for visual examination

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Scopic

Pertaining to visual examination

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Scopy

Visual examination

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Spasm

Sudden, involuntary muscle contraction

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Stenosis

Constriction or narrowing

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Stomy

Creation of an artificial opening

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Thorax

Chest, chest cavity

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Tomy

Cut into, incision

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