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alg/o, algi/o, algesi/o

Meaning: pain

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carcin/o

Meaning: cancer, carcinoma

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cyst/o, cyst/i

Meaning: filled sac or pouch, cyst, bladder

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lith

Meaning: calculus, stone

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onc/o

Meaning: tumor

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path/o

Meaning: disease

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py/o

Meaning: pus

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pyr/o, pyret/o

Meaning: fever, fire

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scler/o

Meaning: hard

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tox/o, toxic/o

Meaning: poison

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brady-

Meaning: slow

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dys-

Meaning: abnormal, painful, difficult

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mal-

Meaning: bad, poor

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pachy-

Meaning: thick

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tachy-

Meaning: rapid

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xero-

Meaning: dry

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-algia, -algesia

Meaning: pain

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-cele

Meaning: hernia, localized dilation

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-clasis, -clasia

Meaning: breaking

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-itis

Meaning: inflammation

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-megaly

Meaning: enlargement

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-odynia

Meaning: pain

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-oma

Meaning: tumor

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-pathy

Meaning: any disease of

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-rhage, -rhagia

Meaning: bursting forth, profuse flow, hemorrhage Dont forget to double the r when adding a root

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-rhea

Meaning: flow, dischargeDont forget to double the r when adding a root

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-rhexis

Meaning: ruptureDont forget to double the r when adding a root

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-schisis

Meaning: fissure, splitting

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dilation, dilatation

Meaning: expansion, widening

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ectasia, ectasis

Meaning: dilation, dilatation, distension

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edema

Meaning: accumulation of fluid, swelling

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lysis

Meaning: separation, loosening, dissolving, destruction

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malacia

Meaning: softening

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necrosis

Meaning: death of tissue

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ptosis

Meaning: dropping, downward displacement, prolapse

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sclerosis

Meaning: hardening

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spasm

Meaning: sudden contraction, cramp

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stasis

Meaning: suppression, stoppage

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stenosis

Meaning: narrowing, constriction

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toxin

Meaning: poison

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staphyl/o

Meaning: grapelike cluster

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strept/o

Meaning: twisted chain

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bacill/i, bacill/o

Meaning: bacillus

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bacteri/o

Meaning: bacterium

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myc/o

Meaning: fungus, mold

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vir/o

Meaning: virus