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alg/o, agli/o, algesi/o

pain

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carcin/o

cancer, carcinoma

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cyst/o

filled sac or pouch, cyst, bladder

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lith

calculus, stone

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onc/o

tumor

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path/o

disease

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py/o

pus

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pyr/o, pyret/o

fever, fire

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scler/o

hard

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tox/o, toxic/o

poison

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brady-

slow

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dys-

abnormal, painful, difficult

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mal-

bad, poor

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pachy-

thick

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tachy-

rapid

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xero-

dry

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-algia, -algesia, -odynia

pain

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-cele

hernia, localized dilation

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-clasis, clasia

breaking

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-itis

inflammation

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oma

tumor

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-pathy

any disease of

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-rhage, -rhagia

bursting fourth, profuse flow, hemorrhage

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-rhea

flow, discharge

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-rhexis

rupture

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-schisis

fissure, splitting

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dilation, dilatation

expansion, widening

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ectasia, ectasis

dilation, dilatation, distension

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edema

swllinf, accumulation of fluid

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lysis

separation, loosening, dissolving, destruction

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malacia

softening

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necrosis

tissue death

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ptosis

dropping, downward, displacement, prolapse

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sclerosis

hardening

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spasm

sudden contraction, cramp

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stasis

suppression, stoppage

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stenosis

narrowing, constriction

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toxin

poison

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staphyl/o

grape like cluster

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strept/o

twisted chain

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bacill/i, bacill/o

bacillus

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bacteri/o

bacteria

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myc/o

fungus, mold

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vir/o

virus