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-algia, -dynia

Pain

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-centesis

surg. punct, to remove fluid

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-ectomy

Excision, removal, resection

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

blood condition

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-genic

produced by, in

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-gram

Record

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-graphy

Process of recording

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-ia

condition

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-ion

process

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-itis

inflammation

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-ium

structure, tissue

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-lapse

to slide, fall or sag

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-lysis

Breakdown, destruction

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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-mission

to send

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-oid

resembling

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-oma

tumor, mass

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

disease condition

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-penia

deficiency, decrease

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-pexy

surgical fixation, to put in place

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-phagia

eat, swallow

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-phoria

to bear, carry, feeling

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-rrhage, -rrhagia

bursting forth

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

visual examination

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-stomy

new opening to outside of the body

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-therapy

treatment

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-tomy

incision, process of cutting

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-um, -us

structure, thing, tissue

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-ac,-al,-an,-ar,-ary

pertaining to

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-eal,-ic,-ine,-ous,-tic

pertaining to

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