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-Ac, -Al, -Ar, - Ary

pertaining to, relating to

2

-acanth/o

thorn, spine

3

-ad

toward, in the direction of

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-agogue

promoter, stimulator

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- algia

pain, suffering

6

-arch/e/i

beginning, first, original

7

-ary

pertaining to

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-ase

an enzyme

9

-capnia

carbon dioxide

10

-carcinoma

malignant epithelial tumor

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-cele

hernia, tumor, swelling

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-centesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid

13

-cidal

To Kill

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-clast

breaker

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-clysis

washing

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-crine

secretion

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-cyte

cell

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-desis

surgical fixation of bone or joint, to bind, tie together

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-dynia

pain

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-ectasis, -ectasia

stretching, enlargement, dilatation

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-ectomy

surgical removal

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-emia

blood, blood condition

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-emphraxis

obstruction

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-esthesia

sensation, feeling, perception

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-gen

1) producing
2) precursor

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-gram, -graph

a picture or record

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- graphy

the process of recording a picture or record

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-ia

state or condition

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-iasis

disease having characteristics of or produced by (something specified)

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-ic

pertaining to