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-algia

Pain

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-cele

Hernia

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-centesis

Surgical puncture to remove fluid

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-coccus ( plural - cocci)

Berry shaped bacterium

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-cyte

Cell

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-dynia

Pain

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-ectomy

Excision removal resection

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-emia

Blood condition

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-genesis

Condition of producing forming

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-gram

Record

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-graph

Instrument for recording

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-graphy

Process of recording

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-itis

Inflammation

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-logy

Study of

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-lysis

Breakdown, destruction, separation

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-malacia

Softening

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-megaly

Enlargement

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-Oma

Tumor, mass, collection of fluid

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-opsy

To view

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-osis

Condition, usually abnormal

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-pathy

Disease condition

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-Penia

Deficiency

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-phobia

Fear

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-plasia

Development, formation, growth

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-plasty

Surgical repair

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-ptosis

Falling dropping prolapse

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-sclerosis

Hardening

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-scope

Instrument for visual examination

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-scopy

Process of visual examination

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-stasis

Stopping controlling

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-stomy

Opening to form a mouth ( stoma)

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-therapy

Treatment

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-tomy

Incision cutting into

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-trophy

Development nourishment

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-er

One who


Example : radiographER

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-ia

Condition

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-ist

Specialist

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-ole

Little small

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-ule

Little small

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-um, ium

Structure, tissue

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-us

Structure substance

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-y

Condition, process

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- ac, -iac

Pertaining to

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-al

Pertaining to

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-ar

Pertaining to

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-ary

Pertaining to

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-eal

Pertaining to

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-Genic

Pertaining to,produced by or in, producing t

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-ic,-ical

Pertaining to

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-oid

Resembling

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-ose

Pertaining to, full of

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-pus

Pertaining to

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-tic

Pertaining to