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-blast

Embryonic, or immature cell
Osteoblast

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-cast

To break
Osteocast

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-malacia

Softening
Osteomalacia

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-listhesis

Slipping
Spondyloisthesis

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-physis

To grow
Epiphysis

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-porosis

Pore, passage
Osteoprosis

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-tome

Instrument to cut
Osteotome

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-desis

To bind, tie together
Arthrodesis

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-stenosis

Narrowing
Spinal stenosis

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-asthenia

Lack of strength
myasthenia gravis

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-trophy

Development, Nourishment
Atrophy