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-blast

immature, forming

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-cidal

destroying, killing

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-cide

destroying, killing

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-crine

secreting

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-malacia

softening

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-para

bearing

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-parous

producing, bearing

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-pepsia

digestion

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-phage, -phagia

eating, devouring

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-phagy

swallowing

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-phasia

speaking

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-phoresis

carrying

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-plasia

formation, development, growth

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-plastic

forming

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-pnea

breath

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-poiesis

production, formation

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-poietic

pertaining to production

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-poietin

substance that produces

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-para

bearing

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-porosis

lessening in density

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-rrhage

discharging heavily

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-rrhea

a flowing, a flux

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-schisis

splitting

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-somnia

sleep

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-spasm

contraction

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-stalsis

contraciton

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-stasis

stopping, constant

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-stenosis

narrowing