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-a

noun ending

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-ac

pertaining to

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-ad

toward

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-al

pertaining to

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-algesia

sensitivity to pain

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-algia

pain; suffering

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-an

characteristic of

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-ar

pertaining to

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-arche

beginning

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-ary

pertaining to

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-ase

enzyme

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-assay

to evaluate

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-asthenia

loss of strength

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-ate

something that

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-blast

embryonic stage of development

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-capnia

condition of carbon dioxide content in the blood

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-cele

swelling; herniation

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-centesis

surgical procedure

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-cide

to kill; to destroy

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-clasis

crushing; breaking up

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-clast, -clastic

to break

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-crine

secrete

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-cyesis

pregnancy

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-cyte

cell

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-cythemia

condition involving cells of the blood

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-desis

binding or surgical fusion

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-dipsia

thirst

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-drome

that which runs together

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-dynia

pain

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-e

noun ending