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-gram

record, writing

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-scopy

visual examination

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-phasia

speech

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-ptosis

prolapse, downward displacement

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-stomy

forming an opening (mouth)

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-tome

instrument to cut

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-megaly

enlargement

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-tomy

incision

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-penia

decrease, deficiency

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-lysis

separation; destruction; loosening

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-pathy

disease

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-graph

instrument for recording

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-lith

stone, calculus

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-iatry

medicine, treatment

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-scope

instrument for examing

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-oma

tumor

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-meter

instrument for measuring

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-ician, ist

specialist

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-metry

act of measuring

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-rrhage, rrhagia

bursting forth (of)

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-ac, al, ar, ary, eal, ic, ical, ile, ior, ous, tic

pertaining to

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-desis

binding, fixation (of a bone or joint)

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-plegia

paralysis

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-plasia, plasm

formation, growth

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-gen, -genesis

forming; producing, origin

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-malacia

softening

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-clasis

to break; surgical fracture

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-spasm

involuntary contraction, twitching

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-phobia

fear

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-y

condition; process

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-tripsy

crushing

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-phagia

eating, swallowing

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-esis, ia, ism

condition

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-cele

hernia, swelling

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-itis

inflammation

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-rrhea

discharge, flow

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-trophy

nourishment, development

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-icle, ole, ule

small; minute

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-toxic

poison

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-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

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-ectomy

excision, removal

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-sclerosis

abnormal condition of hardening

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-graphy

process of recording

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-algia, -dynia

pain

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-iasis

abnormal condition (something specified)

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-edema

swelling

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-osis

abnormal condition (blood cells)

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-pexy

fixation (of a organ)

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-ectasis

dilation, expansion

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-emesis

vomiting

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-centesis

surgical puncture

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-emia

blood condition