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-oma, (-omat when followed by another element)
(NFS) suffix

usually "tumor arising in or composed of", occasionally "swelling containing", rarely "diseased condition", "result of" (related to -ma in ch 8)

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-osis
(NFS) suffix

diseased condition of, act of, process of, (related to -sis in ch 8)

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-itis
(NFS) suffix

inflammation of, inflammatory disease of

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-in, -ine
(NFS) suffix

chemical substance

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-ium
(NFS) suffix

part, lining or enveloping tissue, region

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aden
base

gland

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angi
base

vessel

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arachn
base

spider (occasionally "arach noid membrane")

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astr, aster
base

star

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blast
base

bud, germ, embryonic cell

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chlor
base

green, chlorine

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cocc
base

berry-shaped organism

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coni
base

dust

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eo(s)
base

dawn or early age, rosy

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ly
base

to loosen, to dissolve, to break up

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mening
base

membrane, (especially "meninges, the membranes enveloping the brain and spinal cord (meninx))

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metr
base

uterus

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myc, mycet
base

fungus

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myel
base

spinal cord, marrow

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neur
base

nerve, nervous system, tendon

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orch(i), orchid
base

testicle

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pan, pant
base

all, complete

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pneumon, pneum
base

lung

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poli
base

gray

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thromb
base

clot