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-algesia

Condition of pain

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-ant

Forming

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-ase

Enzyme

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-blast

Immature cell, germ cell

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-cide

To kill

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-crit

To separate

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-cuspid

Point

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-cyst

Bladder, sac

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-cyte

Cell

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-dipsia

Thirst

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-drome

That which runs together

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-er

Relating to, one who

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-gen

Formation, produce

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-ide

Having a particular quality

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-genesis

Formation, produce

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-ive

Nature of, quality of

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-liter

Liter

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-logy

Study of

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-lymph

Clear fluid, serum, pale fluid

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-or

One who, a doer

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-phil

Attraction

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-stasis

Control, stop, stand still

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-therapy

Treatment

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-thermy

Heat

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-um

Tissue,structure

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-uria

Urination, condition of the urine

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-ac

Pertaining to

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-ad

Pertaining to

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-al

Pertaining to

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-ar

Pertaining to

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-ic

Pertaining to

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-ile

Pertaining to

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-ior

Pertaining to

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-ose

Pertaining to

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-ous

Pertaining to

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-tic

Pertaining to

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-us

Pertaining to

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-y

Pertaining to

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-icle

Small or minute

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-ole

Small or minute

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-ula

Small or minute

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-ule

Small or minute

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-algia

Pain, ache

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-asthenia

Weakness

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-betes

To go

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-cele

Hernia, tumor, swelling

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-cusis

Hearing

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-derma

Skin

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-dynia

Pain, ache

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-ectasis

Dilation, distention

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-edema

Swelling

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-ion

Process

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-itis

Inflammation

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-kinesis

Motion

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-lepsy

Seizure

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-lexia

Diction, word, phrase

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-malacia

Softening

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-mania

Madness

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-megaly

Enlargement, large

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-mnesia

Memory

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-noia

Mind

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-oid

Resemble

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-oma

Tumor

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-opia

Sight, vision

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-oxia

Oxygen

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-pathy

Disease, emotion

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-penia

Deficiency

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-pepsia

To digest

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-phagia

To eat, to swallow

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-phasia

To speak, speech

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-phobia

Fear

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-plasia

Formation, produce

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-plasm

A thing formed, plasma

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-plegia

Paralysis, stroke

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-pnea

Breathing

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-ptosis

Drooping, prolapse, sagging

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-ptysis

Spitting

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-rrhage

Bursting forth

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

Rupture

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-spasm

Tension, spasm, contraction

83

-trophy

Nourishment, development

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-centesis

Surgical puncture

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-clasis

A break

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-desis

Binding

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-ectomy

Surgical excision, surgical removal, resection

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-gram

A weight, mark, record

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-graph

Instrument for recording

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-graphy

Recording

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-ize

To make, to treat or combine with

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-lysis

Destruction, separation, breakdown, loosening

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-meter

Instrument to measure, measure

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-metry

Measurement

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-opsy

To view

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-pexy

Surgical fixation

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-pheresis

Remove

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-rrhaphy

Suture

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-scope

Instrument for examining

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-scopy

-visual examination, to view, examine

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-stomy

New opening

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-tome

Instrument to cut

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-tomy

Incision

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-tripsy

Crushing

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-ate

Use, action, having the form of, possessing

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-blast

Immature cell, germ cell, embryonic cell

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-ectasis

Dilation, distention, stretching, expansion

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-gen

Formation, produce

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-genesis

Formation, produce

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-genic

Formation, produce

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-ive

Nature of, quality of

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-lymph

Serum, clear fluid, pale fluid

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-lysis

Destruction, desperation, breakdown, loosening, dissolution

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-penia

Lack of, deficiency, abnormal reduction

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-plegia

Stroke, paralysis, palsy

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-ptosis

Prolapse, drooping, falling down, sagging

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-scopy

To view, examine, visual examination

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-spasm

Tension, spasm, contractions

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-staxis

Dripping, trickling

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-trophy

Nourishment, development

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-y

Condition, process, pertaining to

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-esis

Condition of

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-ia

Condition of

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-iatry

Treatment of

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-ician

Physician who specializes

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-ism

Condition in which

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-ist

Physician who specializes

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-osis

Condition of

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-y

Condition in which