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aer/o

air, gas

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bar/o

pressure

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chrom/o, chromat/o

colour, stain

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chron/o

time

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cry/o

cold

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electr/o

electricity

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erg/o

work

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phon/o, son/o

sound, voice

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phot/o

light

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radi/o

xray, radiation

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therm/o

heat, temperature

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-graph

instrument for recording data

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-graphy

act of recording data

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-gram

record of data

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-metrry

measurement of

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-scope

instrument for viewing or examining

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-scopy

examination of

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-centesis

puncture, tap

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-desis

binding, fusion

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-ectomy

excision, surgical removal

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-plasty

plastic repair, plastic surgery, reconstruction

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-rhaphy

surgical repair, suture

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-stomy

surgical creation of an opening

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-tome

instrument for incising

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-tomy

incision, cutting

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-trispy

crushing