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-ectasis, -ectasia

Stretching dilation,widen

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-lysis

Destruction, breakdown,separation

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-Pepsia

Digestion

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-phagia

Eating, swallowing

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-ptosis

Dropping sagging protruding

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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

Tightening stricture narrowing

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-tresia

Opening