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-an

not, without, lacking

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-aceous

of, pertaining to

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-al

having character of

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-ap, -aph-

touch

5

-ate

verb form "the act of"

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-ation

noun form "the act of"

7

-cell-

chamber, small room

8

-chym-

juice

9

-cul-, -cule

small, diminutive

10

-cycle

ring, circle

11

-cyst

sac, pouch, bladder

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-duct

lead

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-elle

small

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-emia

blood

15

-en

made of

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-eous

nature of, like

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-fid

divided into

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-flect, -flex

bend

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-gen, -gine

producer, former

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-gene-

origin, birth

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-glob-

ball, round

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-gon

angle, corner

23

-grad-

step

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-gram, -graph

record, writing

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-gross-

thick

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-hal-, -hale

breathe, breath

27

-iae

person with disease

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-iasis

disease, abnormality

29

-ic

adjective, pertaining to

30

-ine

of or pertaining to

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-ism

state or condition of

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-ist

person who deals with

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-itis

inflammation

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-ium

refers to part of body

35

-kary-

cell nucleus

36

-less

without

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-log-

word, speech

38

-logist

one who studies

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-logy

study of

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-lys, -lyt, -lyst

decompose, split

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-mer

part

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-meter, -metry

measurement

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-ner-

moist, liquid

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-node-

knot

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-nom-, -nomy

law, knowledge

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-ond

form, appearance

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-oma

abnormal, tumor

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-osis

abnormal

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-ous

full of

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-ped-

foot, child

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-pod

foot

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-scop-

look, seeing

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-scribe, -script

write

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-septic

infection, putrid

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-sis

condition, state

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-spher-

ball, round

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-the-, -thes-

put

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-thel-

cover a surface

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-tom-

cut, slice

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-trop-

turn, change

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-troph-

nourishment

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-ul-, -ule

diminutive, small