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-ectasis, -ectasia

Dilation, widening

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-pepsia

Digestion

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-phagia

Eating, swallowing

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-ptysis

Spitting

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-rrhage, -rrhagia

Bursting forth (of blood)

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-rrhaphy

Suture

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-spasm

Involuntary contraction of muscles

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-stasis

Stopping, controlling

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-stenosis

Narrowing, tightening

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-tresia

Opening