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Labi

lip

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Lacri

tears

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Later

side

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Leuk

White

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Lip

lipid

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logy

science of

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lysis

solution, dissolve

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macro

large, great

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mal

bad, abnormal

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medi

middle

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mega

great, large

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meso

middle or moderate

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meta

after, beyond

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micro

small

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mito

thread

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mono

alone, one, single

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mons

mountain

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morph

form, shape

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multi

many, much

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myo

muscle

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narc

numbness

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necro

corpse, dead

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neo

new, young

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nephro

kidney

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neuro

nerve

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noto

back

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ob

against, toward, in front of

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oc

against

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oid

resembling, likeness

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oligo

few, small

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oma

tumor

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oo

egg

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or

mouth

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orchi

testicles

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ortho

straight normal

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ory

pertaining to

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ose

full of

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osteo

bone

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oto

ear

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ovo

egg

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par

give birth to, bear

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para

near, beyond, beside

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path

disease, that which undergoes sickness

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pathy

abnormality, disease

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ped

children

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pen

need, lack

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penia

deficiency

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per

through

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peri

near, around

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phag

to eat

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phil

have an affinity

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phlebo

vein

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phobe

abnormal fear, dread

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plasty

reconstruction of

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platy

flat, side

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plegia

stroke, paralysis

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pnea

to breathe

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pneumato

breathing

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pod

foot

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poiesis

formation of

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poly

many, much

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post

after, behind

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pre

before in time or place

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prim

first

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pro

before in time or place

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proct

anus

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pseudo

FALSE

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psycho

mental

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pyo

pus

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quad

fourfold

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re

back, again

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rect

straight

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reno

kidney

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rete

network

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retro

backward, behind

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rhin

nose

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rrhage

excessive flow

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rrhea

flow or discharge

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sanguin

blood

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sarc

flesh

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scope

instrument for examining a part

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sect

cut

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semi

half

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serrate

saw-edged

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sis

process or action

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steno

narrow

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stormy

surgical opening

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sub

under, beneath, below

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super

above, beyond, upper

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supra

above, over

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syn

together, joined, with

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tachy

swift, rapid

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tele

far

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tens

stretch

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tetra

four

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therm

heat

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thorac

chest

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thrombo

lump

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tomy

cut

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tox

poison

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tract

draw, drag

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trans

across, over

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tri

three

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trich

hair

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trophy

a state relating to nutrition

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tropic

turning toward, changing

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ultra

beyond, excess

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uni

one

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uria

urine

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uro

urine, urinary organs or tract

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vas

vessel

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vermi

worm

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viscer

organ

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vit

life

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zoo

animal

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zygo

union, join

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an

not

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a

absent, deficient, without

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ab

off, away from

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abdomin

relating to the abdomen

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able

capable of

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ac

toward, to

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accou

hear

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ad

toward, to

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af

movement toward a central point

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alba

pale or white

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alg

pain

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ambi

both

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angi

pertaining to the vessels

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ante

before, in front of

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anti

against

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aqua

water

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archi

first

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arthr

joint

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asis

condition or state of

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aud

pertaining to the ear

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auto

self

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bi

two

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bio

life

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blast

generative or germ bud

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brachi

arm

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brachy

short

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brady

slow

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bucc

cheek

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cac

bad, ill

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calc

stone

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capit

head

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carcin

cancer

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cardi

heart

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cata

lower, under, against

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caud

tail

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cephal

head

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cerebro

brain

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chol

bile

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chondr

cartilage

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chrom

color

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cide

destroy

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circum

around

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co

together

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coel

hollow cavity

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coele

swelling, an enlarged space or cavity

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con

with, together

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contra

against, opposite

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corn

denoting, hardness

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corp

body

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crypt

hidden

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cyan

blue color

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cysti

sac or bladder

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cyto

cell

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de

down, from

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derm

skin

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di

two

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dipl

double

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dis

apart, away from

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duct

lead, conduct

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dur

hard

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dys

bad, difficult, painful

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e

out, from

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ecto

outside, outer, external

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ectomy

surgical removal

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ede

swelling

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emia

pertaining to a condition of the blood

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end

within

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entero

intestine

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epi

upon, after, in addition

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erythro

red

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ex

out of

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exo

ouside

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extra

outside of, beyond, in addition

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fasci

band

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febr

fever

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ferent

bear, carry

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fiss

split

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for

opening

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form

shape

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gastro

relating to the stomach

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gen

an agent that produces or originates

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genic

produced from, producing

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gloss

tongue

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glyco

sugar

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gram

a record, recording

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gran

grain, particle

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graph

instrument for recording

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gravi

heavy

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gyn

female sex

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haplo

simple or single

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hema(o)

blood

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hemi

half

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hepat

liver

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hetero

other, different

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histo

web, tissue

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holo

whole, entire

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homo

same, alike

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hydro

water

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hyper

beyond, above, excessive

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hypo

under, below

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ia

state or condition

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iatrics

medical specialties

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idio

self, separate, distinct

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ilio

ilium

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infra

beneath

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inter

among, between

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intra

inside, within

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ion

process

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ism

condition or state

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iso

equal, like

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itis

inflammation