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-kinesia

movement/motion

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-kinesis

movement/motion

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-logist

specialist

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-logy

study of

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-lysis

loosening/freeing/breaking apart/destroying

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-lytic*

pertaining to destruction

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-malacia

softening

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-mania

preoccupation

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-megaly

enlargement

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-meter

instrument to measure

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-metry

process of measuring

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-oid

resembling

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-oma

tumor

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-opia

vision

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-ose

sugar

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-osis

condition (abnormal; proliferation or an increased number of)

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-ous

pertaining to/characterized by

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-pathy

disease or abnormality

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-penia

deficiency

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-phagia

eating/swallowing

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-gic

eating/swallowing

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-gy

eating/swallowing

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-phagia/-gic/-gy

eating/swallowing

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-phasia

speech

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-phobia

abnormal fear

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-plegia

paralysis or a stroke

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-rrhage

excessive flow or discarge

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-rrhagia

excessive flow or discharge