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Alg/o, algi/o, algesi/o

Pain

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Carcin/o

Cancer, carcinoma

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Cyst/o

Filled sac or pouch, cyst, bladder

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Lith

Calculus, stone

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Onc/o

Tumor

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Path/o

Disease

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Py/o

Pus

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Pyr/o, pyret/o

Fever, fire

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Scler/o

Hard

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Tox/o, toxic/o

Poison

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Brady-

Slow

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Dys-

Abnormal, painful, difficult

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Mal-

Bad, poor

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Pachy-

Thick

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Tachy-

Rapid

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Xero-

Dry

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-algia, -algesia

Pain

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-cele

Hernia, localized dilation

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-clasis, -clasia

Breaking

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-itis

Inflammation

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-odynia

Pain

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-oma

Tumor

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-pathy

Any disease of

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-rhage, -rhagia

Bursting forth, profuse flow, hemorrhage

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-rhea

Flow, discharge

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-rhexis

Rupture

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-schisis

Fissure, splitting

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Dilation, dilatation

Expansion, widening

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Ectasia, ectasis

Dilation, dilatation, distension

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Edema

Accumulation of fluid, swelling

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Lysis

Separation, loosening, dissolving, destruction

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Malacia

Softening

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Necrosis

Death of tissue

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Ptosis

Dropping, downward displacement, prolapse

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Sclerosis

Hardening

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Spasm

Sudden contraction, cramp

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Stasis

Suppression, stoppage

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Stenosis

Narrowing, constriction

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Toxin

Poison

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Staphyl/o

Grape- like cluster

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Strept/o

Twisted chain

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Bacill/i, bacill/o

Bacillus

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Bacteri/o

Bacterium

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Myc/o

Fungus, mold

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Vir/o

Virus