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-ectasis

Dilation

1

-ectasia

Dilation (widening)

2

-emesis

Vomitting

3

-pepsia

Digestion

4

-phagia

Eating, swallowing

5

-plasty

Surgical repair

6

-ptysis

Spittig

7

-rrhage, -rrhagia

Bursting forth (of blood)

8

-rrhaphy

Suture

9

-rrhea

Flow, discharge

10

-spasm

Involuntary contraction of muscles

11

-stasis

Stopping,controlling

12

-stenosis

Narrowing, tightening

13

-tresia

Opening