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-cele

hernia

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-cytosis

condition of cells

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-ectasia

expansion; dilation

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-ectasis

expanding; dilating

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-edema

swelling

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-ema

condition

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-emesis

vomiting

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-iasis

pathological condition or state; presence of

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-ism

condition, disease

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-itis (pl. -itides)

inflammation

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-lepsy

seizures

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-leptic

pertaining to seizures

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-lithiasis

presence of stones

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-mania

obsession; madness

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oma (pl. -omata)

tumor, neoplasm

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-opia

vision

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-opsia

vision

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-osis (pl. -oses)

condition, state, process

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-paresis

slight paralysis, feelings of numbness and tingling

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-pathy

disease

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-penia

deficiency, small, fewer

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-philia

attraction; affinity for

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-phrenia

of the mind

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-phthisis

wasting away

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-physis

growing

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-plegia

paralysis

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-plegic

pertaining to paralysis

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-ptosis

falling down; drooping

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-rrhea

to flow or discharge

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-rrhagia

excessive bleeding (amount an/or frequency)

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-rrhexis

rupture

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-trophic

pertaining to nutrition

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-trophy

nutrition