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Al

Pertaining to

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Algia

Pertaining to pain

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Asthenia

Weakness

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Blast

Immature cell

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Cele

Pertaining to a tumor or swelling

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Centesis

Pertaining to puncturing an organ or body cavity, often to drain excess fluid or obtain a sample for analysis

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Cyte

Cell

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Ectomy

Surgical removal of

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Emesis

Vomiting

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Emia

Pertaining to the presence of a substance in the blood

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Esthesia

Pertaining to sensation or perception

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Genic

Causing

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Gram

Record

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Graph

A record or the instrument used to create the record

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ia

Condition of

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ic

Pertaining to

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itis

Inflammation

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Lysis

Decline, disintegration, or destruction

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Megaly

Enlargement of

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Meter

Measuring instrument

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Ology

Science or study of

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Oma

Tumor

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Osis

Pertaining to a disease process

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Ostomy

Surgical creation of an opening

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Pathy

Disease or a system for treating disease

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Phagia

Pertaining to eating or swallowing

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Phasia

Pertaining to speech

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Phobia

Pertaining to an irrational fear

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Plasty

Plastic surgery

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Plegia

Paralysis

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Pnea

Pertaining to breathing

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Ptosis

Drooping

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Rrhage

Abnormal or excessive flow or discharge

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Rrhagia

Abnormal or excessive flow or discharge

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Rrhaphy

Suture of; repair of

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Rrhea

Flow or discharge

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Scope

Instrument for examination

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Scopy

Examination with an instrument

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Sis

A process, action, or condition

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Stasis

Slowing or stopping of normal flow of fluid, such as blood

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Taxis

Order, arrangement of

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Trophic

Pertaining to nutrition