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pan

all, complete, entire

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pancreat- (o)

pancreas

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para-

newar, beside, beyond, lower half of the body, abnormal

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paresis-

paralysis

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-partum

birth, labor

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path- (ia, o, y)

disease, abnormal condition

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ped- (ia)

child

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-penia

lack of, abnormal reduction in number, deficiency

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pent- (a)

five

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-pepsia, -pepsis

digestion

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per-

through, by, excessive

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peri-

around

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pexy-

fixation

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phag- (o)

eat, ingest

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-phage, -phagia

to eat, consuming, swallow

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pharyng-

pharynx, throat

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-phas, -phasia

speech

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-philia, -philic

attracted to

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phleb-

vein

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-phobia

fear

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phon- (o)

sound, voice

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-phylaxis

protection, prevention

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-plasty

surgical correction or repair

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-plegia

paralysis

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pleuro-

side, rib

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-pnea

breathing

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pneum- (o, on)

lung, pertaining to lung, air

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pod- (e, o)

foot

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poly-

many, much

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post-

after, behind

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pre-

before

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pro-

in front of, forward

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proct- (o)

rectum, rectal, anus

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psora-

itch

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pseudo-

false

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psych- (i, o)

pertaining to mind

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-ptosis

drooping down, sagging, downward displacement

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pulmon- (o)

lung

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py- (o)

pus

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pyel-

renal pelvis of kidney

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pyr- (o)

heat, fever