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-ac

Related to, pertaining to

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-al

Related to, pertaining to

2

-ar

Related to, pertaining to

3

-e

Related to, pertaining to

4

-eal

Related to, pertaining to

5

-ic

Related to, pertaining to

6

-ose

Related to, pertaining to

7

-ous

Related to, pertaining to

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-ry

Related to, pertaining to

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-tic

Related to, pertaining to

10

-emia

Condition of the blood

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-ia

Condition or process

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-ism

Condition or process

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-itis

Inflammation

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-lysis

Breakdown or dissolution process

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-oma

Tumor or neoplasm

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-osis

Condition

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-y

Condition or process of

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-cle

Small

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-ole

Small

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-ule

Small

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-ula

Small

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-Penia

Abnormal reduction or lack of

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-form

Shape or resembling

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-Asis

Formation, presence of

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-plasia

Formation

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-trophy

Development

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-poiesis

Formation

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-gram

Record

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-graph

Record or instrument used for making a record

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-graphy

Process or recording

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-meter

Measure or measurement

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-metry

Process of measuring

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-scope

Instrument used for viewing

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-scopy

Process of viewing with an instrument

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-centesis

Puncture to withdraw fluid or tissue

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-desis

Stabilization or binding

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-iatric

Treatment

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-plasty

Repair

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-rrhaphy

Suturing

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-stomy or - ostomy

Creation of an artificial opening

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-tomy

Cut or incision

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-tripsy

Crushing

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-blast

Immature cell

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-cyte

Cell

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-ium

Tissue or structure

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-Ize

Make; use; subject to

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-ate

Make; use; subject to

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-stasis

Stop, stand

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-algia

Pain

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-dynia

Pain

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-cele

Pouch

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-emesis

Vomiting

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-oid

Like, resembling

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-genic

Origin

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-genesis

Origin

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-oma

Tumor

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-phobia

Fear

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-phile

Affinity for

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-malacia

Softening

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-pnea

Breathing

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-ptosis

Drooping

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-spasm

Abrupt, forceful contraction

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-rrhage

Excessive flow

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-rrhagia

Abnormal discharge or excessive flow

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-rrhea

Flow, discharge

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-phage

Eat, swallow

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-phagia

Process of eating or related to eating