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-scopy

visual examination

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-rrhaphy

Surgical repair

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-ectasis

Dilation, expansion

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-ic

Pertaining to

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An

Without, lack of

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-cyte

Cell

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-penia

Decrease, deficiency

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-poiesis

Form, formation

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-clasis

Break, fracture

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-cytosis

An increase in cells

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-penia

Reduction of, deficiency

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-ectomy

Excision, removal

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Phleb(o)

Vein

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Phren(o)

Diaphragm

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a-

Without

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-trophy

Nourishment

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Hepat(o)

Liver

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-cele

Tumor, swelling, hernia

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Aden(o)

Gland

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Angi(o)

Vessel

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-cyte

Cell

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-edema

Swelling

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-stasis

Stop

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Anticoagulants

Agents the prevent blood clotting

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Hemostatics

Agents that arrest the flow of blood

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-lithiasis

Condition of stones

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-ptosis

Falling

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-form

Resembling

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Cortic(o)

Cortex

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Supra-

Above

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-scope

Instrument for viewing

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-stomy

Formation of an opening

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-lith(o)

Stone, calculus

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-ectomy

Excision, removal

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-algia

Pain

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-iasis

Condition

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-plasty

Plastic surgery

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-phraxis

Obstruction

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Melan(o)

Black

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Dys-

Difficult, painful

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Albumin

White (protein)

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Hemat(o)

Blood

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Noct(i)

Night

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Bacter(i)

Bacteria

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Py(o)

Pus, suppuration

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Azote

Nitrogen

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-atic

Pertaining to

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-pexy

Surgical fixation
Fixing fastening

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-gen

Producing

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-genesis

Production of

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-rrhea

Flow

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-poiesis

Form, formation

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-cide

Death, killer

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-ferous

Carrying, bearing

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Cervix

Neck

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Genic

Formed

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-cleisis

Closure

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-pexy

Fix, fixation

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Colp(o)

Vagina

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-stenosis

Narrowing

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-centesis
(If you cut a baby during Csection it's very bad)

Surgical puncture

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-pexy

Surgical reattachment

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-ostomy

Opening

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-oid

Like, resembling

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-arche

Beginning

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-pause

Cessation

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-logist

Specialist

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Gravida I

Pregnancy 1

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Gravida II

Pregnancy 2

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Gravida III

Pregnancy 3

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Para V

Viable offspring 5

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Para I

Viable offspring 1

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-ion

Process