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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