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-aemia

Blood condition

1

-algia

Pain

2

-ase

Enzyme

3

-centesis

Needle aspiration of fluid collection

4

-ectomy

Removal of body part

5

-lith

Stone

6

-megaly

Enlargement

7

-oscopy

Visual inspection of inaccessible body part

8

-ostomy

A semi-permanent opening of a body cavity

9

-otomy

A temporary opening of a body cavity

10

-paresis

Slight paralysis

11

-pepsia

Digestion

12

-phage

Eating

13

-plegia

Paralysis

14

-rrhagia

Rapid blood flow

15

-rrhea

Discharge

16

-itis

Inflammation