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itis

inflammation

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plasty

surgical repair

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ology

study of

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algia

pain

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megaly

enlargement

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sclerosis

abnormal hardening

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scopy

process of visually examining

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centesis

a surgical puncture to remove fluid from diagnostic purposes or to remove excess fluid

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graphy

process of producing a picture or record

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rrhage or rrhagia

means bleeding
bursting forth of

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rrhaphy

surgical suturing to close a wound

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rrhea

means flow or discharge

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rrhexis

rupture

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plural of "a"

ae

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plural of "ax"

aces

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plural of "is"

es

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plural of "ex"

ices

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plural of "on"

a

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plural of "um"

a

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plural of "us"

i

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al, -ic, -ous

pertaining to

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phagia

swallow, eat

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algia, -dynia

pain

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phasia

speech

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cele

hernia, swelling

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phobia

fear

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plasia, -plasm

formation, growth

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cyte

cell

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plegia

paralysis

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ectasis

dilation, expansion

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pnea

breathing

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edema

swelling

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emesis

vomiting

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rrhapy

suture

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emia

blood

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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genesis

producing, forming

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scope

instrument to view

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gram

record

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graph

instrument for recording

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spasm

involuntary contraction, twitching

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stasis

standing still

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iasis, -osis

abnormal condition

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stenosis

narrowing, structure

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ist

specialist

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stomy

forming a new opening

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itis

inflammation

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therapy

treatment

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tomy

incision, to cut into

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lysis

separation, destruction

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tripsy

crushing

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malacia

softening

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uria

urine

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oma

tumor

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opia, -opsia

vision

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pathy

disease

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penia

decrease

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pepsia

digestion