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quad- (ra, ri)

four

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radi- (o)

X-rays, radiation

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rect- (o)

rectum

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ren- (o)

kidney

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retro-

backward, in back, behind

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rhin- (o)

nose, pertaining to nose

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-rraphy

suture of, sewing up of a gap or defect

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-rrhagia

sudden or excessive flow

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture of, bursting

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salping- (i, o)

tube, fallopian tube

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sanguin-

blood

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sarc- (o)

malignant (cancer) connective tissue

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sarcoma

malignent (cancer) connective tube

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scler- (o)

hardening

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-scerosis

hardness or dryness

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-scope

examining instrument

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-scopy

observation

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-sect

cut

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semi-

half

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sep- (ti)

poison, rot, or infection

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sinistr- (o)

left

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soma- (t)

body

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son- (o)

sound

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-spasm

involuntary contraction

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sperm- (ato)

male germ cell

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splen- (o)

spleen

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-stasis

stoppage or maintaining a constant level

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steno-

contracted or narrow

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stern- (o)

sternum, breast bone

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stoma- (t)

mouth

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-stomy

artificial opening

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sub-

less, under, below

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sup- (er, ra)

above, upon, over, high in position

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sym-, syn-

joined, fused, together