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a-

without

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ab- 

away from

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ad-

toward, near

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-algia

pain

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ambulo

to walk

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ante-

before, forward

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anti-

against

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arthro

joint

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-atresia

closure, occlusion

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blast/o

early embryonic stage, immature

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brady-

slow

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cardio

heart

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cathar

cleansing, purging

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caud/o

tail

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-centesis

surgical puncture of a cavity

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cephal/o

head

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chondro/o

cartilage

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contra-

against, opposite

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dys-

bad, difficult, painful

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

blood condition

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epi-

above, cover, upon

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ex

out, away from

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extra-

outside

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gastr/o

stomach

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-gram

written record

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-graph

writing

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-gravida

pregnant woman

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hepato-

liver

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hygr/o

moisture

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hypo-

under, deficient, below

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infra-

below, beneath

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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ipsi-

same

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is/o

equal

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lacrim/o

tear, lacrimal duct

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lapar/

abdomen, abdominal wall

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-lepsy

seizure

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listhesis

slipping

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-lith/o

stone, calculus

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

dissolution, breakdown

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-malacia

softening

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-megaly

enlargement

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myel/o

bone marrow, spinal cord

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nulli-

none

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ocul/o

eye

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olfact/o

smell

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-oma

tumor, mass

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oste/o

bone

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para-

alongside, near, beyond, abnormal

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-parous

to bear, bring forth

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-paresis

partial paralysis

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path/o

disease

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-phagia

ingestion

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-plasm

plasma, formative substance

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-plasty

surgical correction/repair

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-plegia

paralysis

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-pnea

breath, breathing

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poly-

many, much

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post-

after, behind

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pseudo-

false

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retract/o

drawing back

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rhin/o

nose

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-sclerosis

hardening

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-scope

instrument for visual examination

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-sect

to cut

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semi-

half

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sinus/o

sinus

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somat/o

body

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-spasm

involuntary contraction

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-stalsis

contraction

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-stenosis

constricted

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super-

above, beyond

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tachy-

fast

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techn/o

skill, art

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tele/o

perfect, complete

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tom/o

a cutting (section/layer)

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-tomy

surgical incision

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ventr/o

belly, front of the body