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-a

noun ending

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-ac

pertaining to

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-ad

toward, increase

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-al

pertaining to

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-algesia

sensitivity to pain

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-algia

pain

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-ar

pertaining to

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-ary

pertaining to, relating to

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-ate

something that

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-blast

embryonic stage of development

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-cele

swelling or herniation

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-cide

to kill, to destroy

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-clasis

crushing or breaking up

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-cyte

cell

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-desis

binding or surgical fusion

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-dynia

pain

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-e

noun ending

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-eal

pertaining to

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-ectasia

stretching or dilatation

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-ectasis

stretching or dilatation

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-emia

blood condition

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-er

one who

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-esis

condition of

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-gen

that which generates

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-genesis

generating, formation

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-genic

pertaining to formation

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-gram

record or picture

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-graph

instrument used to record

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-graphy

process of recording

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-gravida

pregnancy

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-ia

condition

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-ian

specialist in a field of study

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-iasis

presence of an abnormal condition

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-iatric(s)

medical treatment

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-iatrician

one who treats

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-iatrist

one who treats

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-iatry

medical treatment

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-ic

pertaining to

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-ical

pertaining to

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-ician

specialist in a field of study

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-ile

pertaining to

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-ion

action, process

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-ism

condition

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-ist

practitioner

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-itis

inflammation

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-ize

to make, to treat or combine

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-lepsy

seizure, attack

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-lith

stone

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-lithiasis

presence or formation of stones

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-logy

the study of

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-logist

one who specializes in the study of

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-lysis

destruction or detachment

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-lytic

destruction

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-mania

mental disorder

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-megaly

enlargement

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-meter

instrument used to measure

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-metry

the process of measuring

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-oid

resembling

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-ole

small or little

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-oma

tumor

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-opia

visual condition

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-opsia

visual condition

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-opsy

process of viewing

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-ory

pertaining to

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-osis

condition

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-ous

pertaining to

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

decrease in, deficiency

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-philia

attraction to

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-phobia

abnormal fear

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-plasia

formation or development

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-plegia

paralysis

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-pena

breathing

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-ptosis

drooping or prolapse

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-rrhagia

excessive flow or discharge

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-rrhaphy

suturing

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-rrhea

discharge, flow

82

-rrhexis

rupture

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-scope

instrument used to view

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-scopy

process of viewing

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-stasis

stopping or controlling

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-stomy

surgical creation of new opening

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-tic

pertaining to

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-tion

process of

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-tomy

incision into

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-tripsy

intentional crushing

91

-ula

small, little

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-ule

small one

93

-um

singular nouns

94

-uria

urine

95

-us

singular noun

96

-y

condition, process