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Define ana-.

Absence

2

Define dys-.

Abnormal.

3

Define hyper-.

Over.

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Define hypo-.

Under.

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Define meta-.

After, or subsequent to.

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Define -itis.

Inflammation.

7

Define -oma.

Tumour - may be malignant or benign.

8

Define -osis.

Process or condition.

9

Define -oid.

-like.

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Define -penia.

Deficiency.

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Define -cytosis.

Abnormal abundance (of cells)

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Define -ectasis.

Dilatation.

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Define -plasia.

Growth, or not (increased/decreased no of cells)

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Define -opathy.

Disease.

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Define -trophy.

Growth, or not (increase/decrease in size of cells).