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-algia

pain

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-ar,ous

pertaining to

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-asthenia

lack of strength

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-blast

immature, embryonic

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-clasts

To break

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-cyte

cell

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-desis

Surgical fixation

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-ectomy

Excision, removal, resection

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-gram

record

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-kineses

movement

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-logy

study of

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-malacia

softening

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-metry

measurement

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-oma

tumor, mass, collection of fluid

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pathy

disease condition

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-pexy

surgical fixation, to put in place

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-physis

to grow

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-plasia

formation, growth, development

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-poietic

pertaining to formation

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-porosis

pore,passage

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-tomy

incision, process of cutting

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-y

condition, process

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