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-derma

Skin
*py/o/derma = Pyogenic infection of the skin
[py/o=pus]

2

-oma

Tumor
*carcin/oma = cancerous tumor
[carcin=cancer

3

-phoresis

Carrying, transmission
*dia/phoresis = carrying or transmitting across or condition of profuse sweating; also called "sudoresis" or "hyperhidrosis"
[dia-=through, across]

4

-plasty

Surgical repair
*dermat/o/plasty = surgical repair of the skin
[dermat/o=skin]

5

-therapy

Treatment
*cry/o/therapy = treatment using cold as a destructive medium
[cry/o=cold]

6

An-

Without, not
*an/hidr/osis = abnormal condition of absence of sweat
[hidr=sweat; -osis=abnormal condition]

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Epi-

Above, upon
*epi/derm/oil =resembling or pertaining to the epidermis
[derm=skin; -old=resembling]

8

Homo-

Same
*homo/graft = transplant of tissue from an individual of one species to an individual of the same species; also called "allograft"
[-graft=transplantation]

9

Hyper-

Excessive, above normal
*hyper/hidr/osis = abnormal condition of excessive or profuse sweating; also called "diaphoresis" or "sudoresis"

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-cyte

Cell
*leuk/o/cyte = white blood cell
[leuk/o=white]

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