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-algia, -dynia

pain

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-cele

hernia (protrusion of all or part of an organ through the wall of the cavity that contains it)

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-ectasia

dilatation (dilation, enlargement) or streching of a structure or part

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-ectasis

dilatation (dilation, enlargement) or streching of a structure or part

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-edema

swelling

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-emesis

vomiting

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-emia

condition of the blood

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-ia, -iasis

condition

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-itis

inflamation

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-lith

stone or calculus

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-malacia

soft, softening

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-mania

excessive preoccuption

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oid (forms adjectives and nouns)

resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-osis

condition (often an abnormal condition; sometimes an increase)

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

deficiency

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-phobia

abnormal fear

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-ptosis

prolapse (sagging)

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-rrhage

excessive bleeding or hemorrhage

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-rrhagia

excessive bleeding or hemorrhage

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-rrhea

flow or discharge

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-spasm

twitching, cramp

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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amyl/o

starch

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glyc/o

sugar

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hemat/o

blood

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lact/o

milk

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lip/o

fat

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lith/o

stone

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micro-

small

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muc/o

mucus

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prote/o, protein/o

protein

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pyr/o

fire

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mono-,uni-

one

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bi-, di-

two

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tri-

three

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quad-, quadri-, tetra-

four

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centi-

one hundred or one hundreth

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milli-

one thousandth

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diplo-

double

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hemi- semi-

half, partly

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hyper-

excessive, more than normal

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hypo-

beneath or below normal

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multi-, poly-

many

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nulli-

none

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pan-

all

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primi-

first

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super-, ultra-

excesive

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ab-

away from

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ad-

toward

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ante-, pre-

before in time or in place

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circum-, peri-

around

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dia-

through

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ecto-, ex-

out, without

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exo-, extra-

away from

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en-, endo-, end-

inside

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epi-

above, on

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hypo-, infra-, sub-

beneath, under

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inter-

between

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intra-

within

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meso-, mid-

middle

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para-

near, beside, or abnormal

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per-

through or by

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post-

after, behind

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retro-

behind, backward

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super-, supra-

above, beyond

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sym-, syn-

joined, together

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trans-

across

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ante-, pre-, pro-

before

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post

after or behind

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macro-, mega-, megalo-

large or great

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micro-

small

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a-, an-

no, not, without

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in-

not or inside

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anti-, contra-

against

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brady-

slow

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dys

bad, difficult

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eu-

good, normal

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mal-

bad

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pro-

favoring, supporting

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tachy-

fast

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alb/o, albin/o, leuk/o

white

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cyt/o

cell

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gen/o

beginning, origin, produced by or in producing or forming

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gram/o

to record, a record, instrument for recording, process of recording

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kinesi/o

movement

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leps/o

seizure

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lys/o

destruction, dissolving

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malac/o

soft, softening

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megal/o

large or enlarged

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metr/o

measure, uterine tissue

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path/o

diesase

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phag/o

eat, ingest

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schis/o, schiz/o, schist/o

split, cleft

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scler/o

hard, hardening

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scop/o

to examine, to view, instrument used for viewing

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troph/o

nutrition

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aer/o

air

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blast/o

embryonic form

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cancer/o, carcin/o

cancer

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cephal/o

head

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cry/o

cold

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crypt/o

hidden

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dips/o

thirst

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electr/o

electricity

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fibr/o

fiber

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hist/o

tissue

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myc/o

fungus

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narc/o

stupor

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necr/o

dead

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optic/o, opt/o

visison

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pharmac/o

drugs, medicine

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phon/o

voice

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phot/o

light

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py/o

pus

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therm/o

heat

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top/o

position, place

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trache/o

trachea