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Algia

Pain

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Ac, al, ic, ical, eal, ous, ar, ary, tic

Pertaining to

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Cele

Hernia, protrusion

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Centesis

Surgical procedure to remove fluid

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Cyte

Cell

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Dynia

Pain

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Ectomy

Excision, removal, resection

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Emesis

Vomiting

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Emia

Blood condition

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Ectasis

Stretching, dilation

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Genic

Produced by, origin

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Gram

Record

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Graph

Instrument for recording

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Graphy

Process of recording

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ia

Condition

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iasis

Abnormal condition, presence of

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ist

One who specializes in

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ion

Process

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itis

Inflammation

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lithotomy

Incision for removal of stones

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ology

Study of

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Lysis

Destruction, break down

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Malacia

Softening

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Megaly

Enlargement

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Otomy

Incision into

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Ole

Small

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Oid

Like, resemble

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Oma

Tumor, mass

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Osis

Condition (abnormal), increase (blood cells)

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Paresis

Slight paralysis

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Pathy

Disease

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Penia

Deficiency, decrease

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Pexy

Suspension, fixation

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Plasia

Development, formation

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Plasty

Surgical repair

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Partum

Birth, labor

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Pepsia

Digestion

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Phagia

Swallowing

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Plegia

Paralysis

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Pnea

Breathing

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Ptosis

Drooping, sagging

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Rrhagia, rrhage

Excessive or profuse bleeding

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Rrhapy

Suture

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Rrhea

Flow, discharge

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Sclerosis

Hardening

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Scope

Instrument to examine

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Scopy

Visual examination

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Sis

State of, condition

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Spasm

Sudden contraction

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Stasis

Stopping, controlling

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Stomy

New opening surgically

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Trophy

Development, nourishment

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Um, ium

Structure

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Condition, process