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cirrhosis (Greek, "tawny")

a degenerative disease of an organ, named from the orange-yellow appearance of a liver affected by this condition

2

myxedema

a disease caused by the decrease or absence of the thyroid hormone, the name coming from the accompanying puffy appearance of the face and hands

3

hemorrhoid

a varicose condition of the veins of the anus, sometimes accompanied by bleeding

4

shingles

an inflammatory disease of the skin along the course of a nerve, often partially encircling the waist

5

leprosy

an fectious disease of the skin, one of the symptoms of which is the appearance of white, scaly scabs

6

adelph-

brother

7

ancon

elbow

8

calypt(r)

hidden

9

chord-

cord

10

chor(i)

fetal membrane: chorion
tunic of the eyeball: choroid

11

clon(us)

muscle spasm

12

coll(a)

glue

13

ec-
oec-
oek-
oik-
oic-

house

14

not

the back

15

om-

shoulder

16

opisth-

behind

17

phy-

to grow

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por-

pore

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pty-

to spit

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ptyal-

saliva

21

rhabd

rod

22

spor-

spore, seed

23

stig-

point

24

tel(e)

completion, end, purpose

25

troch-

wheel, disk

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xyl-

wood